Google's application market sales surged 43% in the last four months globally, compared with a 21% rise for Apple's App Store, but Apple's total revenue from downloads continued to swamp that of its rival, according to Distimo, an app analytics firm. The report notes that the huge inventory offered by both companies made it more difficult for smartphone owners to discover new apps, which put pressure on developers hoping to get their software discovered in the glut.

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