One might have thought that Apple's app economy might lose steam as the number of Android devices began to vastly outpace those running iOS. One would be wrong.

Even as Android now accounts for 9 out of every 10 phones, Apple's store has continued to outpace Google's because Apple users spend so much more on content than their Android brethren.

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Data: App Annie; Chart: Lazaro Gamio / Axios

A new report says that Apple's lead over Google should continue for the next four years, at least. App Annie projects that consumers will spend $60 billion on the Apple App Store in 2021, compared to $42 billion for the Google Play store.

If you count third-party Android stores, though, Apple is expected to finally lose its lead this year. App Annie sees Apple's App Store generating $40 billion in consumer spending, Google Play brining in $21 billion and third-party Android stores accounting for $20 billion.

Among the other findings:

  • Total app downloads should exceed 352 billion in 2021, generating consumer spending of more than $139 billion.
  • Of that, $105 billion will come from games
  • In 2016, games represented 11% of time spent in Android apps and 39% of all app downloads, yet generated 81% of consumer spend via stores
  • China will remain the largest market, accounting for more than $56 billion in app sales by 2021.

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Biden raises $141 million more than Trump

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden speaks during a September campaign event in Wilmington, Delaware. Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images

Joe Biden's campaign, the Democratic National Committee and joint fundraising committees raised $466 million cash on hand, the presidential candidate's team announced late Sunday.

Why it matters: President Trump's campaign raised $325 million, his campaign communications director Tim Murtaugh announced Friday. In the spring, Biden was $187 million behind Trump and the Republican National Committee.

Driving the news: Slower spending by Biden's campaign and heavy spending by Trump's in the spring and record summer fund-raising hauls that spiked after he named Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) as his running mate contributed to the turnaround, notes the New York Times, which first reported the news.

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Virtual Emmys address chaotic year for American TV and society

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The Emmy Awards Sunday night addressed the major U.S. issues this year — including the protests on systemic racism and police brutality, the wildfires engulfing parts of the West Coast, the census, the pandemic, essential works and the election.

Why it matters: Award shows have always addressed wider cultural issues, but this year — amid unprecedented stress and uncertainty — that trend has accelerated.

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