Apple WWDC 2015 News Roundup: What You Need to Know

Apple shared a preview of iOS 9 and introduced OS X El Capitan today at WWDC in San Francisco. Let’s roundup the day’s news and everything that was covered today.

WWDC 2015 by the Numbers:

  • Attendees from 70 countries; 80% first-time attendees
  • 350 student scholarship winners (youngest was a 12 year old girl from NYC)
  • 100+ sessions, 150+ labs; 1000+ Apple engineers
  • 55% of active Mac users using Yosemite in 8 months
  • 83% of devices now running iOS 8
  • Siri gets over 1 billion requests per week (40% more accurate over last year)
  • Maps gets 5 billion requests per week
  • App Store has passed over 100 billion app downloads
  • 98% of all Fortune 500 companies have an iOS app
  • 195,000 educational apps in the App Store; average person has 119 apps; 850 apps downloaded every second
  • Apple has paid out $30 billion to developers to date

Stories that happened today:

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