Want China Times
The Taiwan unit of Yahoo announced Friday that its News and Super Mall apps will support
the Apple Watch in Taiwan to cash in on a market where smartwatch ownership ranks the seven-highest in the world.
The two apps are revamped with more visualized designs for notifications and location-based services, such as pushing promotional messages of local stores close to the wearer’s location, according to Yahoo Taiwan.
Around 12% of Taiwanese consumers own a smartwatch, ranking the country seventh in the world in terms of smartwatch ownership rate behind India, China, Hong Kong, Thailand, the Philippines and Vietnam, Yahoo Taiwan said, citing the results of a study conducted earlier this year by research firm GlobalWebIndex. [FULL STORY]