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Apple Tops Japan's Handset Market For The First Time, Says Counterpoint Research

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Thanks to its complicated regulatory structure and the continuing popularity of Web-enabled feature phones, Japan’s mobile market is difficult for foreign companies to penetrate–but Apple has finally managed to work its way to the top, according to a report by Counterpoint Research (h/t TNW). Apple took a 16 percent market share...
Apple Tops Japan's Handset Market For The First Time, Says Counterpoint Research

Pinterest's $100 Million Infusion: It's the E-Commerce, Stupid

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Social bookmarking site Pinterest has landed a $100 million round of funding on a $1.5 billion valuation today. The investment was led by Japanese e-commerce platform Rakuten. By taking money from a foreign technology company, Pinterest bucks the trend of U.S. startups clamoring for money from U.S. venture capital...
Pinterest's $100 Million Infusion: It's the E-Commerce, Stupid

Amazon China head to leave next month, after seven years at the company

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Amazon has confirmed that its country manager in China will be leaving the company at the end of November, putting an end to rumors surrounding his departure, The Wall Street Journal reports. A spokesman for the company told the Journal that Wang Hanhua is moving on to “something he’s more...
Amazon China head to leave next month, after seven years at the company

China accounted for a record 15% of Apple's revenue in fiscal 2012

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The importance of China for Apple’s bottom line continues to grow, as its portion of the company’s revenue has risen from 12 percent last fiscal year to a total of 15 percent this year. With CEO Tim Cook’s confirmation that the iPhone 5 will arrive in the country sometime during the...
China accounted for a record 15% of Apple's revenue in fiscal 2012

Apple's Greater China revenue climbs 8% YoY to $8.2B in Q2 2013, comprising 18.8% of global total

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In Apple’s second quarter of fiscal 2013, revenue from Greater China grew 8 percent year-over-year to $8.2 billion. Outstripped by strong growth from Asia Pacific (26 percent year-over-year) and Japan (19 percent year-over-year), Greater China’s share of overall revenue dropped slightly to 18.8 percent, down from 19.5% in the year-ago...
Apple's Greater China revenue climbs 8% YoY to $8.2B in Q2 2013, comprising 18.8% of global total

China Is Investing $810M In Beidou, A Navigation System It Hopes Will Eventually Rival GPS

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China is investing $810 million into the development of Beidou (BDS), the navigation satellite system that it is positioning as a rival to the U.S.-developed GPS. According to China Daily, the money will be used to build an industrial park that will house 30 to 50 companies focused on developing...
China Is Investing $810M In Beidou, A Navigation System It Hopes Will Eventually Rival GPS

Report: Apple tops Japan's mobile industry for the first time with 15% market share in 2012

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Japan’s mobile market has been slower than most to adopt smartphones, as Web-enabled feature phones have remained popular, but there are signs of change. According to a new report from Counterpoint Research, Apple closed out 2012 as Japan’s top mobile phone market, occupying the number one spot for a twelve-month period for...
Report: Apple tops Japan's mobile industry for the first time with 15% market share in 2012

InnoSpring Launches First U.S.-China Tech Accelerator, Unveils Inaugural Batch Of 12 Startups

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As research from the Startup Genome is beginning to show, the world has become a global entrepreneurial playing field, as cities from Tel Aviv to Santiago evolve into thriving startup ecosystems, becoming both regional and global engines of job creation. With such a large, increasingly internet-connected population, China has become...
InnoSpring Launches First U.S.-China Tech Accelerator, Unveils Inaugural Batch Of 12 Startups
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