Chinese Search Engines Market Share 2014

According to iResearch’s report, Baidu is maintaining it’s number one spot on the search engine market share in China by far followed by Google. A notable change here is that a relatively new search engine, “360 Search”, is growing it’s market share by eating up Google’s share. Google has lost almost 2.5% of the overall market share… Continue reading…

Social Apps Usage in Japan – LINE is the Winner

Which social apps do you have on your smartphone? Twitter, Facebook, and Skype are some of the usual suspects in US. Would you be surprised if I tell you that none of these are the most popular social apps used via smartphones in Japan? According to MMD’s “Business Person’s Communication Tool Research,” LINE came on… Continue reading…

Yahoo Japan’s SmartPhone App – SmartSearch

On March 19th, Yahoo Japan announced it’s new smartphone app, “SmartSearch“.  “While how people use mobile devices, especially smartphones, and how people search have changed over time, the web search services and the result pages haven’t changed”, Yahoo said. This app is a step into providing the better search experience for smartphone users by shifting… Continue reading…