TOKYO―March 6, 2013―Apple today announced the launch of the iBookstore in Japan featuring titles from major and independent publishers, including a great selection of books from Kodansha, KADOKAWA, Bungeishunju, Gakken and Gentosha. The iBookstore has a wide selection of emerging and established authors including Shyotaro Ikenami, Jiro Akagawa, Atsuko Asano and Ryu Murakami. The iBookstore in Japan is the best way for book lovers to browse, buy and read books on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
CUPERTINO, California―February 28, 2013―Apple today announced that iTunes U content downloads have topped one billion. iTunes U features the world’s largest online catalogue of free educational content from top schools and prominent libraries, museums and organisations helping educators create courses including lectures, assignments, books, quizzes and more for iOS users around the world.
CUPERTINO, California―February 6, 2013―Apple today announced that music fans have purchased and downloaded more than 25 billion songs from the iTunes Store (www.itunes.com/uk), the world’s most popular online music, TV and movie store. The 25 billionth song, “Monkey Drums” (Goksel Vancin Remix) by Chase Buch, was purchased by Phillip Lüpke from Germany. As the downloader of the 25 billionth song, Phillip will receive a €10,000 iTunes Gift Card.