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25 billion — yes, billion — is the number of apps that have been downloaded from the Apple App Store. Not bad for a service that launched less than four years ago.

As it turns out, the milestone app was downloaded by a customer in China, which prompted GigaOm’s Erica Ogg to write:

This is just too perfectly fitting, that a customer in a major city in China ends up symbolizing the reach, influence and internationalization of Apple’s mobile App Store over the four years since its opening…