Google warns on Chinese app development

10 JUL 2012

A senior executive from Google has spoken of the major pitfalls associated with developing apps for the Chinese market. In an exclusive interview with Mobile World Live, Yijiang Zhao, Head of Mobile – Online Partnerships Group, Google, describes what he calls “the failure of business models in China,” noting that around 60 percent of Apple iOS devices in the country are ‘jailbroken’ (compared to just 10 percent globally).