Daily Digital Pulse Of China: Luxury E-Commerce, Tudou
360 Guardian is number 1 domestic mobile phone security software
Virus evaluation agency "PC Security Labs" released its lastes evaluation of mobile phone security software. 360 Guardian is reelected as number 1 domestic mobile phone security software for the third time. Its malware detection rate is 98.09% and during the test there were no false positive results. With the growing number of applications for mobile phones, also the number of new malware and Trojans is exploding. Compared to Q1 of 2011 the y-o-y growth of malware and Trojans increased by amazing 1785% in 2012 (according to the 360 Security Center's report).
About Tudou's redesign and differentiation campaign
Although Youku and Tudou have merged, Tudou launched a differentiation campaign. The video platform has been redesigned and offers some new features and content. The Youku Tudou CEO explained that Tudou wants to appeal to a younger more independent audience and differ from the more general audience from Youku. But the searches on Tudou are still running through Youku's Soku video search platform.
Source: Tech in Asia
Apple's iOS Leads The Mobile Field in China
Chinese mobile advertising and publishing platform Tapjoy has released their 3rd report for 2012. Their data shows that in China there are still significantly more iOS users, than Android. In total, the number of mobile users has amounted to 43,9 mio by the end of July, which is an increase of 74% compared to January.
Source: Tapjoy Report
Huawei develops own mobile operating system
Today technology news site CNET reported that the Chinese telecommunications company Huawei is investing resources to develop its own mobile operating system. With this step Huawei can reduce the reliance on partners and prevent that its no longer authorized to use Android or Windows. Although Huawei's core business is telecommunications equipment, with rising sales of their own-brand smartphones the company's influence in the smartphone market is also increasing.
Source: IT Feed
Infographic About Social Media User Behaviour
Research from Nielson shows that the usage of social networking sites is continously increasing. Resonance China has released a small infographic that shows, what the top activities of the Sina Weibo & Renren users are.
Source: Resonance China