PUBG Mobile Revenue Hits $1 Billion and Has Grown 540% Over Last Year

What a difference a year—and the ability to monetize in China—makes. Tencent’s battle royale title PUBG Mobile has rocketed past $1 billion in global player spending, Sensor Tower Store Intelligence data shows, with substantial year-over-year growth fueled in part (but not entirely) by the launch of its reworked Chinese version, Game For Peace.

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The Mate 30 is a moment of truth for Huawei

We’ve known this day would come for a long time town. Over the past several months, however, it feels like it’s arrived in slow motion. Seemingly legitimate concerns over security and sanction violations have been muddled by chest-puffing and braggadocio and large-headed leaders promising to do deals. Executives were arrested in Canada and the company […]

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Top Social Media Apps Worldwide for August 2019 by Downloads

TikTok was the most downloaded social media app worldwide for August 2019 with close to 63 million installs, which represented a 6 percent increase from August 2018. The countries with the most installs of the app during this period were India at 44 percent of its total downloads and China at 8 percent. The full top 10 ranking of social media apps worldwide by downloads for August 2019 is above. App download estimates are from Sensor Tower’s Store Intelligence platform.

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North now offers Focals smart glasses fittings and purchases via app

North’s Focals smart glasses are the first in the category to even approach mainstream appeal, but to date, the only way to get a pair has been to go into a physical North showroom and get a custom fitting, and then return once they’re ready for a pick-up and final adjustment. Now, North has released […]

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U.S. Consumers Contribute 40% of Sports App Spending, Which Grew 85% Last Quarter

The United States is the largest driver of worldwide Sports app revenue, accounting for greater than 40 percent of revenue on the App Store and Google Play. U.S. revenue increased by 85 percent
 year-over-year on the App Store and 75 percent on Google Play for Q1 2019. Read more below about the countries with the highest revenue from Sports apps and our revenue forecasts for the Sports category through 2023. App revenue estimates are from Sensor Tower’s Store Intelligence platform.

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Top Grossing Publishers Worldwide for August 2019

The top grossing publisher worldwide for August 2019 was Tencent with more than $682.4 million in user spending, which represented 30 percent growth from August 2018. The full ranking of the top grossing publishers for August 2019 is above. Publisher revenue estimates are from Sensor Tower’s Store Intelligence platform.

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