Android Market Expands to 131 Countries – But Not China

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China is conspicuous by its absence in the long list of countries that will soon get paid apps support in Google’s Android Market. It highlights that the Google versus China battle is far […] Related posts: GREE Expands Aggressively To Overseas Mobile Market In the last couple of months, we have seen several… Sina Holds 56% of Microblog Market Share …

Mozilla Firefox 4.0 Holds Launch Parties Across Indonesia

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Mozilla Indonesia Community, supported by Mozilla Foundation, has held several launch parties across major cities in Indonesia. One of the events was held in Bandung just 2 days ago. More than a hundred […] Related posts: Multiply to launch office in Indonesia Multiply is set to open its Jakarta office in March… P&G and Yahoo launch Brand Style Website in …

$1 Billion Yandex IPO Set For This Summer

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Anyone who would like to invest in Russia’s most successful search engine may want to start saving pennies and talking to his (or her) stockbroker.  Reports indicate that Yandex, which has had little trouble fending off Google in its home market, will go public and try to raise $1 billion this summer. A post on the Quintura Blog stated today, …

Bing Gets Behind "Future Of Search" Series

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Anyone who’s interested in what Bing will do next can perhaps relax.  Rather than make onlookers fight for every scrap of information, the organization seems to be tending towards openness, announcing today that it will back a sort of multimedia series called "The Future of Search." A post on the Bing Search Blog explained, "Here at Bing we don’t claim …

Apple to Introduce Smaller, Cheaper iPhone?

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Apple is believed to be working on a smaller and cheaper iPhone, reported Bloomberg. The new iPhone plans to battle against Apple’s falling market share. In the last quarter, Google’s Android owned 32.9 […] Related posts: Nokia’s OVI Store is China’s Favorite Mobile App Store A study conducted by iResearch showed that Nokia’s OVI Store… Brothers In China Transform iPods …

Hitwise Finds Visits To Social Networks Surging

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Out of a desire to say "hi" to old friends, reconnect with family members, or perhaps get a moment away from visiting relatives, it looks like lots of people are signing into social networks this month.  Indeed, Hitwise relayed some UK-specific stats today, and the increase has been sharp enough that Facebook might top Google in traffic on Christmas. We’ll …

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

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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. […] Related posts: China is …

Google Slides To Third Place In Chinese Online Ad Market

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It’s a pretty well-known fact that Baidu’s beaten Google in China, and all of Google’s efforts to reverse that fact haven’t accomplished much.  Unfortunately for the company, those efforts also failed to hold off another rival, as a new report puts Alibaba ahead of Google in the online ad market. Owen Fletcher wrote earlier today, "In a breakdown of Chinese …

Did Groupon Make the Right Decision? What's Google's Next Move?

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As you probably know, Groupon recently turned down Google’s $6 billion acquisition offer. CEO Andrew Mason was reportedly concerned about the direction Google may have taken it in, as well as what would happen to its employees.  A lot of people are surprised that Groupon turned the offer down, as it would’ve been Google’s biggest acquisition to date. Groupon is …

The Power of WordPress [INFOGRAPHIC]

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WordPress has come a long way. Founded in 2003, it has grown to become the world’s favorite content-system-management (CMS) tool. According to TechKing’s infographic, 55.3% of the top 1 million websites in the world are managed through WordPress. Joomla, the runner-up, only owns 10.8% of the market share. In absolute numbers, there are over 27 million WordPress […] Related posts: …

Is a Shake-Up Brewing in the Search Market?

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More WebProNews Videos Google has been dominating the search market for years. Simply put, if you ask most people to search for something on the web, their first instinct is to go to Google. More and more people might be getting reprogrammed to go to Bing, however. The "decision engine" still has a ways to go before it reaches Google-like …

Microsoft Chalks Up Win With Earnings Report

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The three-month period ending September 30th – which Microsoft almost inexplicably refers to as the first quarter of its 2011 fiscal year – was good to the company.  Microsoft shared its earnings report this afternoon, and it beat analysts’ estimates by a large margin. The consensus estimate regarding revenue, for example, was $15.8 billion.  Microsoft reported $16.2 billion, instead.  Then, …

Chrome Gains, IE Slumps in Browser Wars [STATS]

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Google Chrome was the fastest growing web browser for the fifth month in a row in analytics company Net Applications’s April market report, while Microsoft Internet Explorer again lost market share. Chrome’s market share increased from 6.13% to 6.73% — almost a 10% improvement over last month. Internet Explorer saw the most significant loss in this month’s numbers, slipping from …

Motorola Droid is Android’s Dominant Device [STATS]

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Mobile advertising network AdMob has released its metrics report for March 2010, taking a closer look at Google’s Android OS and its increasing share of the mobile market. The report also reveals that the Motorola Droid is the leading Android handset. The number of Android devices available as of March 2010 is vastly greater than the number available just seven …