A number of licensed apps topped the Apple app chart in 2014, including "Minecraft," "Cut the Rope 2" and "Candy Crush."
Google has overtaken Apple to regain its position as the world’s most valuable brand, according to the annual BrandZ report.
Apple has acquired Beats Music and Beats Electronics, both of which were co-founded by rapper Dr. Dre, for $3 billion.
Apple released its list of the top apps of 2013 Tuesday, with many games that feature attached licensing programs making the list.
After negligible growth in 2012, the world’s top 100 brands increased in value by 7 percent this year, representing a combined worth of $2.6 trillion.
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