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China Is Second Largest Market for Apple Store Downloads

China has become the second largest market for downloads in Apple’s App Store, according to an independent study. The largest market is th…

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The total number of downloads in Asia “grew significantly” in the past six months, the Distimo study found, while downloads from western countries decreased.

Unfortunately for many app developers, the number of paid downloads and overall sales revenue still lag behind the U.S. (by about a third) and Europe. Customers would rather download the free version of an app than pony up a few dollars for the premium, ad-free version. Customers in Japan are more willing than those in nearby countries to pay for apps.

In-app purchases are also trailing behind, underlining the need for developers targeting Asian markets to pursue alternative monetization strategies, such as advertising.

The study also found that the majority of popular iPhone apps in Asia, such as KungFu Food-Panda and Birzzle, are only popular in Asia. This is especially true in China, South Korea and Japan. In countries such as India and Indonesia, app localization is less important.

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Leading Mobile App Developer Fourdesire Introduces Fortune City in Thailand

Award-winning Personal Expenses Tracking App Fortune City Launches New Localized Version for Thailand, Aiming to Help Thai Users Keep Their New Year’s Resolutions for 2021 and Their Finances Healthy

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Cyber Risk is the New Threat to Financial Stability

Thailand’s digital minister asked experts to help plug gaps in e-commerce security after netizens discovered personal data from more than 13 million accounts up for sale on an underground website.

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How COVID-19 has changed online shopping forever

Following the pandemic, more than half of the survey’s respondents now shop online more frequently and rely on the internet more for news, health-related information and digital entertainment.

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