Google's China: Android on thin ice?

Thursday 20 September 2012 | 12:52 CET | Author: Maarten van Vliet | Market Commentary
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Google has a complicated relationship with China. As an emerging (mobile) market, the country offers unlimited possibilities, but it also has it's own rules, as was seen this week, and these sometimes conflict with Google's plans.

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