Posts Tagged: NASDAQ:AAPL


Apple’s App Store to Raise Prices in China

Apple’s App Store to Raise Prices in China Due to Strengthening Local Currency

Apps – just like pork, rice, and everything else – are getting pricier in China. For the first time since Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) la...

  • July 2, 2013
  • at 10:06 am
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Apple Terminates One China Supplier That Had 74 Underage Workers

I’ve been looking at Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) annual ‘supplier responsibility’ reports for a few years now and, depress...

  • January 25, 2013
  • at 3:45 pm
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Apple Announces 2013 ‘Lucky Bag’ Sales for 7 Stores in Japan

While it’s still Christmas Day in the Western hemisphere, those of us here in Asia are waking up on Boxing Day right now, and that lik...

  • December 26, 2012
  • at 9:00 am
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For the First Time Ever, an Apple Store Will Open Tomorrow in China’s Wild West

Mainland China gets its eighth – and most far-flung – official Apple Store tomorrow with the opening of one way out in ChinaR...

  • December 14, 2012
  • at 11:56 pm
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Japanese App Gets You There with Hybrid Map and Augmented Reality Display

A company in Japan is offering a clever mobile map alternative that combines a conventional map display with an augmented reality view in a ...

  • November 15, 2012
  • at 11:00 am
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Davinci Note iPad App Lets You Publish Quick, Beautiful Notes

Writing on an iPad can be very tricky, given the smaller screen size. If I must write on an iPad, I usually resort to the wonderful Writing ...

  • November 13, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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Ever Wanted a Really Expensive Clipboard? Try Japan’s iPhone 5 Binder Case

For some reason, some of the craziest iPhone cases seem to originate from Japan. And this latest iPhone 5 case is no exception. New from pho...

  • November 5, 2012
  • at 8:30 pm
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Tim Cook: China Accounts for 15% of Apple’s Sales, Will Get iPhone 5 in December

In Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) fourth quarter earnings call, CEO Tim Cook pointed out that China is still an “extremely exciting marke...

  • October 26, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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Apple Botches China and Japan Maps in iOS 6

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has abandoned Google Maps in favor of its own solution in the newly released iOS. But it seems that from a consumer poin...

  • September 20, 2012
  • at 8:45 pm
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Shanghai Authorities Confirm Apple Opening R&D Center in China This Summer [UPDATED]

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) currently has eight official Apple Stores in mainland China, and now the Cupertino company looks set to open a very diff...

  • January 29, 2013
  • at 10:20 pm
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Apple’s Annual Lucky Bag Sale Delivers for Japanese Fanboys

While Christmas has come and gone for most of us, here in Japan there was quite a bit of excitement this morning as Apple held its annual &#...

  • January 2, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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7 Must-Read Tech Stories in China This Week (Dec 16, 2012)

This week was a surprisingly busy one in China technology news, with Apple finally dropping its new iPhone and a few new retail stores to bo...

  • December 16, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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Japan’s KDDI, Softbank to Start Selling Cellular Model iPad Mini on November 30

Kyodo is reporting that Japanese carriers Softbank (TSE:9984) and KDDI (TYO:9433) say they will launch Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) new iPad ...

  • November 23, 2012
  • at 11:00 am
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iPhone 5 Has Yet to Launch in China, But Already Looks to Have a Foothold

Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone 5 has yet to officially launch in China, but that hasn’t kept it from grabbing what could be as muc...

  • November 14, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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Freemium App Revenues on the Rise in Asia and Around the World

App Annie has recently released some figures about the growth of Android and iOS in global markets, including Asia. The company points out t...

  • November 6, 2012
  • at 1:15 pm
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Apple’s App Store Now Supports Indonesian and Indian Currency

Apple has announced that it’s adding support for eight additional local currencies to its App Store, which includes Indonesia’s rupiah a...

  • October 26, 2012
  • at 4:30 pm
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Au store in Ibaraki, Osaka. Photo: sponichi.co.jp

The Great iPhone 5 Robbery: Japanese Thieves Steal Almost $100,000 Worth Just Before Launch

The Wall Street Journal and Japan’s Nikkei are reporting that thieves were the first to get their hands on Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL)...

  • September 21, 2012
  • at 3:16 pm
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Which Asian Regions Get New iOS6 Features?

In the wake of the iPhone 5 launch, Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has published an updated list of international availability for iOS 6 features, incl...

  • September 13, 2012
  • at 6:08 pm
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