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Apple profit reaches new record in June quarter

Apple profit soared 30 per cent in the latest quarter, driven by services and accessories sales and higher-priced iPhones.

Apple China sales slide further

Apple China sales have fallen for the fourth consecutive quarter, but the tech giant is putting on a brave face.

Adyen index: mobile payments strong for travel

Airline and accommodation bookings made up 15.5 per cent of mobile payments in the first quarter, according to technology provider Adyen.

iPhone SE launch date revealed

The Asia-Pacific iPhone SE launch dates have been revealed.

Singapore iPhone SE launch date revealed

The Singapore iPhone SE launch date has been revealed: March 31.

Hong Kong iPhone SE launch date revealed

The Hong Kong iPhone SE launch date has been revealed: March 31.

Smartphones outpace tablets in Asian eCommerce

Payments technology player Adyen notes further change in Asian eCommerce shopping patterns.

Lazada further invests in m-commerce

Southeast Asia’s biggest online shopping mall, Lazada, has launched a mobile shopping app for iPhone and iPad. The m-commerce launch follows Lazada’s recent investment round of approximately US$250 million from investors including retail giant Tesco. The success of Lazada’s app for Android has prompted the creation of the new app for iPhone and iPad. Fully optimised for iOS 7, the app allows on-the-go shoppers to seamlessly navigate Lazada’s broadest brand and product assortment across …

App store sales top $10 billion

Apple said customers spent over $10 billion on its App store in 2013. App store customers downloaded almost 3 billion apps in December making it the most successful month in App store history. Apple’s developers have now earned $15 billion on the App store. With the introduction of iOS 7, developers were able to create apps that took advantage of the redesigned user interface and the more than 200 new features and APIs. Developers such as Evernote, Yahoo!, AirBnB, OpenTable, Tumblr, Pint…

Apple makes it four in Beijing

Tech giant Apple is about to open its fourth store in China’s capital city. The new store will open in Beijing’s Chaoyang District and will span 1000 sqm, its largest in the city. The iPhone and iPad maker also plans several more stores across China on top of its existing three stores in Beijing, four in Shanghai, one in Shenzhen, one in Chengdu and three in Hong Kong. It says it will also expand into smaller cities to reach out more customers. China is currently Apple’s second large…

Apple to open new Tokyo store

Apple will open a new store in trendy Omotesando in Tokyo in early March. The store is currently under construction and is expected to be completed by February. The building housing the new Apple store spans three levels, but, Apple did not disclose how many floors it will occupy. The iPhone and iPad maker has already seven stores in Japan with the last opened in 2005. Real estate services and investment firm CBRE’s new research has ranked Tokyo, at $864 per sqft per annum, as the se…

Apple reports ‘greatest quarter ever’ in China

Tech giant to double store network as sales rise.