More than 75% of Nintendo’s $60M Super Mario Run global revenues came from iOS

Nintendo’s mobile "Run" adaptation of its Super Mario franchise was introduced with great fanfare at the introduction of iPhone 7 in September 2016. It has since reached $ 60 million in revenue globally, but more than three quarters of that has come from Apple’s App Store versus Android and Google Play. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Apple’s Cook talks privacy, AI & App Store revenues at China’s World Internet Conference

Speaking on Sunday at the World Internet Conference — organized by the Cybersecurity Administration of China — Apple CEO Tim Cook addressed a variety of topics, including sensitive ones that risked offending the pro-censorship Chinese government. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

US streaming music revenues eclipse CD sales for first time, as rebrand of Apple’s Beats looms

Revenue from music streaming is now overshadowing CD sales in the US, according to new data published by the Recording Industry Association of America on Thursday, signalling a sea-change in favor of services like Spotify, Pandora, and Beats Music. AppleInsider – Frontpage News