Posts Tagged: Apple

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‘Lucky Bags’ a Popular Apple Store Tradition in Japan

In Japan, ‘lucky bags’ are a New Year’s Day shopping tradition that offers up a mystery bag of items usually at a discount...

  • January 2, 2012
  • at 1:30 pm
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Dispelling the Myth: US Doesn’t Lose Profit to China’s Apple Manufacturing

I came across this interesting piece over on Forbes today about who exactly benefits from the success of Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPad an...

  • December 27, 2011
  • at 9:15 pm
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Apple Co-founder Steve Wozniak Questions Singapore’s Creativity

A stab in the heart for Singapore nationalists. Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak isn’t a fan of Singapore when it comes to creative thinking...

  • December 15, 2011
  • at 10:03 pm
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Apple Rates Qunar’s Mobile Effort As Best Chinese-Made Travel App

Qunar, the online travel site which attracted over US$300 million of investment from Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) earlier this year, has proved to be...

  • December 13, 2011
  • at 1:00 pm
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Happy Birdday! Rovio’s Mighty Eagle Eyes A Billion Fans as Angry Birds Turns Two

In today’s changing gaming landscape few characters are as iconic as Angry Birds. And while publisher Rovio is modest about the comparison...

  • December 11, 2011
  • at 8:22 pm
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China May Have to Wait for the iPhone 4S After All

Since the announcement of Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) newest phone, there has been speculation as to when, exactly, it will see the light of...

  • December 8, 2011
  • at 3:00 pm
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Docomo offers many Android handsets, but still no iPhone

Amid Rumors of iPhone and iPad Agreement, Docomo Denies Discussions with Apple

Nikkei Business Online is reporting this morning that Docomo (NYSE:DCM) and Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) have reached an agreement on a 2012 release ...

  • December 1, 2011
  • at 11:19 am
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Has Local Currency Boosted Downloads in China iTunes App Store? Distimo Says Yes

When we first broke the news about China’s app store offering apps in RMB – making payment much easier, with lots of common bank/deb...

  • November 29, 2011
  • at 10:38 pm
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iPhone 4S Coming to China Telecom (But When?)

Rumors have been swirling online for a while that China Telecom would be getting a taste of the iPhone 4S action. Now those rumors have been...

  • November 25, 2011
  • at 10:20 am
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China’s 10 Most Wanted Smartphones – Great News for Android, Not So Much for iPhone

Smartphone growth and usage continued to accelerate in China in 2011 – but which phones do Chinese consumers most want to buy? QQ Tech...

  • December 30, 2011
  • at 2:30 pm
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China iCrazy in 2011: A Look Back at 5 Bad Apples

It has been a year of ups and downs for Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) in China. On the financial side, Apple did quite well with China accounting for ...

  • December 19, 2011
  • at 9:00 pm
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How Many Downloads Does Your App Need to Top Apple’s Charts?

Research firm Distimo has been looking into regional differences in the amount of downloads required to reach the Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL...

  • December 13, 2011
  • at 9:35 pm
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iPhone 4S to Launch in January in China. Maybe.

OK, now things are just getting crazy. Previously, we had reported that the iPhone 4s had been awarded its network permit, the last legal hu...

  • December 12, 2011
  • at 4:00 pm
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Unicom Insiders Confirm iPhone 4S Hasn’t Gotten China Network Permit Yet

Oh dear. The bad news just keeps coming for China’s iPhone fans. Following on the heels of yesterday’s reports that what we thou...

  • December 9, 2011
  • at 11:45 am
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Strikes as Shanghai Apple and HP Supplier Plans Move

Continuing a recent trend of labor strikes at foreign enterprises in the country, more than a thousand workers in Shanghai went on strike af...

  • December 6, 2011
  • at 12:00 pm
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China Unicom Ready to Sell iPhone 4S, Just Waiting on MIIT

Is the iPhone 4S going to be released soon in China? We realize we’ve been torturing you with this for weeks now, but today there̵...

  • November 30, 2011
  • at 12:01 pm
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iOS Download Stats for China Show the Importance of App Localization [INFOGRAPHIC]

New statistics showing the popularity of various free and paid iOS apps in China show the great importance of localization. And now that Chi...

  • November 25, 2011
  • at 3:45 pm
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iPhone 4S Coming Soon to China? And Why Vendors Aren’t Excited

A couple weeks ago we told you how MIIT, the government body that issues Apple devices the permit allowing them to access the internet mobil...

  • November 21, 2011
  • at 11:45 am
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