Jack Ma Just Ate His Own Words

He Swore ‘Never Do Games Business’ While Now Enter Game Industry in High Profile In June 2010, when talking to the then Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao, Alibaba Chairman Jack Ma said, “we firmly believe games couldn’t change China. China pursues single-child policy. If children play games all the time, what will our country be like…

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Chinese Apps Become Popular Overseas

Chinese apps are popular overseas, especially in Russia, America and Japan last quarter. Tool, photography and video apps are the most popular ones. In Russia, the top 250 apps in the two largest stores—— App Store and Google Play enjoy over 222 million downloads, among which about 17.88 million comes from Chinese apps, with a…

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Apple tax won’t influence live-streaming platforms

Abstract: Apple has canceled the 30% “Apple tax” once attacked by domestic application developers that provide content service. Recently, the updated Apple Store Review Guidelines showed that Apps may enable individual users to give a monetary gift to another individual without using in-app purchase, provided that (a) the gift is a completely optional choice by…

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Apple will stop taxing in-app tipping, but how much content deserves customer’s tips?

Apple does give in on its tipping tax policy. On April 19th, wx-pai, Tencent’s official WeChat account, posted two notices in succession saying that the tip function of iOS’s WeChat platform will be closed. This news led to public guesses about the reason behind Tencent’s action. The widely acknowledged one is WeChat’s official explanation: According…

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