China’s government has picked Google’s Android for its dominant position, because the government simple does not trust Google, tells business analyst +Shaun Rein to Bloomberg. But Android has not real local competition for the next two, three years, and China’s consumers just want the best, he adds.
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How are China’s media doing in Africa? That is the question the +China Weekly Hangout is asking itself coming Thursday, March 7, in a first session on China’s international politics. We will be joined by +Eric Olander of the China Africa Project, and other guests. You can read our announcement here, or register directly to participate on our event page.
Google is not the only foreign firm getting into trouble in China. The +China Weekly Hangout on January 30 discussed failing foreign firms with +Andrew Hupert and +Richard Brubaker . Moderation by +Fons Tuinstra .