Apple once again is counting up to its next digital sales benchmark.
This time it's to 50 billion downloads on the App Store, its digital software store that launched in 2008, and currently has about 793 million downloads to go.
Similar to previous contests, the person who downloads the 50 billionth app gets $10,000 in App Store credit. The company is also doling out $500 gift cards to the 50 people who buy an app immediately afterwards.
Apple's last big contest for the App Store was for the 25 billion benchmark last March. Chunli Fu, a customer … Read more