Apple announce their entry into Japan with a rare press release. Click here to read it.
The press release contains an interesting tidbit I hadn't read before. It says the iBooks app, which powers the iBookstore on iPhones, iPads and iPod Touches, has now been downloaded 130 million times. Impressive.
Below, for your global ebook distribution pleasure, is the full list of countries in which Apple is now selling your Smashwords ebooks.
List of Apple iBookstore Countries
If you're not already distributing your book to Apple's 51 iBookstores, I invite you to work with Smashwords. Smashwords is an authorized global aggregator for the iBookstore. We make it fast, free and easy to reach these and other global markets to come. Click here to learn how to publish and distribute ebooks to the Apple iBookstore with Smashwords.