With the news that Microsoft has managed to sell a total of 40 million copies of Windows 8 so far, the company also confirmed that the total number of apps in the Windows Store is growing at a very rapid pace. In fact, the total number has doubled since the OS launch. Brandon LeBlanc at Microsoft revealed this...

This is a far cry from the 20,000 number thrown around last week. It was reported on the WinAppUpdate twitter account that the Windows Store had no less than 20,610 apps available worldwide. But it appears the final number could be much smaller. And by much smaller I mean 13,783. Another website that keeps tabs on the...