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Growing app market sparks fierce competition

Few parcels of real estate are as valuable right now as those little half-inch square plots occupied by apps on the screen of your smartphone.

“It’s where the action is,” says Dustin Dolginow, of the Cambridge venture capital firm Atlas Venture. “When you hear about 5 million ­iPhone 5s being sold in a weekend, well, that’s just bonkers. People see mobile as the place to start a business today.”

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