Google’s Android strategy has come undone in China
By Shiv Putcha, Principal Analyst, Emerging Markets
Besides Facebook, Google is the best example of a global Internet powerhouse that has essentially been blocked from entering the Chinese market in a fair and meaningful way. This dissonant trend is particularly noticeable in the case of Google due to the enormous success of its Android operating system in China.
With Google unable to drive the adoption of its popular services in China, Chinese Internet and over-the-top players have gained considerably at its...