Understanding the rise of China [VIDEO]

Within a decade China will become the largest economy in the world. It’s a huge market but also one that is difficult to understand. One tip given by Martin Jacques, is that China isn’t like the West and it will not become like the West. So, don’t look at China through the Western lenses. To […]

Who earns the most in China’s Online Search Market?

We say ‘google it’ but China says ‘baidu it’. iResearch released its annual report on China’s online search market and Baidu emerged as the top earner. Baidu owned 71.6 percent of the total online search engines revenue at $1.2 billion. While Google, at second placing, owned 26 percent at $433 million. The rest are shared […]

Dell to Invest $250 Billion in China over the Next 10 Years

China is the second largest PC market in the world and is predicted to replace the United States over the next decade. Lenovo, the current market leader in China owns about 27 percent market share while runner up Dell owns about 9 percent. The gap might be huge but Dell is determined to close it. […]

The Internet Search Engine War Goes On

Today, Bloomberg reported that Ask.com has conceded its search business to its competitors. That means 130 engineers could go out of job (and we’re going to miss their work). It’s expensive to crawl and index the web and currently no one does it better than Google and Bing. Both companies apparently have the financial muscles […]

Apple Launches Chinese App Store in China

To get into the Chinese market, we must first speak its language. Apple did exactly that as it launches an application store in simplified Chinese. The Chinese version of the app store is launched after Chinese users complained about the difficulties to understand the app store in English. After opening two new retail stores in […]