Our friends at Tech in Asia bring our attention to this timely infographic, which shows how Android mobile device users outnumber iOS users almost two to one. This month, a white paper released by China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology criticised the country’s growing dependence on Google’s operating system.
Our country’s mobile operating system research and development is too dependent on Android. While the Android system is open source, the core technology and technology roadmap is strictly controlled by Google.
Not that the Chinese authorities are exactly enamoured with Apple either. As Patrick Lozada writes on this site, numerous government agencies and state media outlets have launched an attack on the company.
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