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In addition to updating its laptop line; providing more details about its July release of the next OS X, Mountain Lion ($19.99); and unveiling the Google-goading iOS 6, set for a fall debut, Apple also tossed around some interesting – and some very, very big – numbers on Monday morning during the keynote to its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in San Francisco:

  • 1,500,000,000,000: Push notifications sent to iOS devices so far
  • 150,000,000,000: iOS 5 iMessages sent so far
  • 30,000,000,000: Apps – paid and free – downloaded to date from the iTunes App Store
  • 10,000,000,000: Tweets sent from iOS 5 devices
  • 7,000,000,000: Push notifications sent to iOS devices per day
  • 5,000,000,000: Dollars paid to developers of iOS apps
  • 5,000,000,000: Scores submitted to the Apple Game Center per week
  • 1,000,000,000: iMessages sent per day
  • 400,000,000: Credit card–backed accounts in the iTunes App Store
  • 365,000,000: iOS devices sold through March 31, 2012
  • 140,000,000: iOS 5 iMessage users
  • 130,000,000: Apple Game Center members
  • 100,000,000: Worldwide business listings in iOS 6's homegrown Maps app
  • 5,184,000: Pixels in the "Retina display" of the new high-end MacBook Pro
  • 650,000: Apps now in the iTunes App Store
  • 225,000: Apps specifically designed for the iPad
  • 1,700: New APIs in OS X Mountain Lion
  • 1,000: Miniumum number of Apple engineers attending WWDC
  • 120: Countries currently with access to the the iTunes App Store
  • 103: Minutes it took for this year's Worldwide Developers Conference to sell out
  • 80: Percentage of iOS-device users who have upgraded to iOS 5
  • 60: Countries represented by WWDC attendees
  • 32: Countries that will gain access to the iTunes App Store by the end of this year
  • 23: Years that Apple has held WWDC

We'll add a couple of other numbers that weren't mentioned from the keynote stage: Apple's per-share stock price at the close of trading on Monday: $571.17. The price one year ago: $325.90. ®

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