“On Friday, lucky recipients started receiving emails that they had been selected at random in a ticket lottery to register for the company’s annual Worldwide Developer’s Conference in San Francisco, which will start on June 8,” MacNN reports.
“The ticket lottery was required due to the incredible growth of Apple’s iOS and OS X developer programs, which have nearly-instantly sold out over the last few years, and the company’s desire to continue the conference at Moscone West, which allows for a total of 5,350 attendees, not counting press or the 1,000 Apple engineers who will be on hand,” MacNN reports. “The ticket lottery requires credit card information in advance, and winners are instantly charged the $1,600 fee — and indeed, some developers have reported that this is how they found out that they had been selected.
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