Asia articles

Mobile Apps: Who is buying the most apps, and where?

A new study from app analytics firm Distimo authoritatively concludes that Asia is now the world’s top marketplace for apps, and that it's leading the charge by large margin when compared to other markets. Year over year revenue from 2012 to 2013 rose by 162% with much of that coming from Google Play.

Spotify eyeing Canadian expansion, Asia and South America next?

Spotify’s annual accounts report indicates the company is preparing to expand into Canada and perhaps parts of Asia and South America afterwards. The report says the Canadian expansion will further strengthen their position as the world’s largest music streaming service. …

Apple reveals supply chain to curb worker abuse concerns

Although a notoriously secretive company, Apple has taken an extraordinary step toward transparency in order to soothe public concerns over factory conditions and worker abuse. The company has revealed all 156 partners in its Asian supply chain. The move was…