China provides new mobile platform

This is starting to get very interesting indeed.

BBC News – Alibaba launches new mobile operating software

China/Korea will completely lead in mobile phones in a few years time (whatever the type), and especially Americas and Europe will lose out, which is the case already, Apple being the exception. I wonder what will happen to Apple in this market in the longer term.

“The launch comes as sales of smartphones in China, the world’s largest mobile handset market, are expected to grow rapidly.”

“”Mobile users want a more open and convenient mobile operating system (OS), one that allows them to truly enjoy all that the internet has to offer, right in the palm of their hand,” said Wang Jian, president of Alibaba Cloud Computing.”