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  • China Now Has 700M Active Smartphone Users, Says Umeng

    China Now Has 700M Active Smartphone Users, Says Umeng

    The number of active smartphones in China exceeded 700 million by the end of 2013, says a new report from analytics firm Umeng. Out of all the devices sold in 4Q 2013, 41% were to people purchasing their first smartphone. The rest were bought by people upgrading their phones. Read More

  • Umeng, The “Flurry of China”, Confirms Its Acquisition By Alibaba

    Umeng, The “Flurry of China”, Confirms Its Acquisition By Alibaba

    Umeng, the analytics provider that has collected data from 180,000 apps and 590 million active devices throughout China, confirmed that it was acquired by Alibaba. The company is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Chinese e-commerce giant, which is reportedly on its way toward one of the most highly anticipated tech IPOs of this decade. Linda Jiang, who heads business development for the… Read More

  • Umeng, The Flurry of China, Says iOS Jailbreaking Is On The Decline

    Umeng, The Flurry of China, Says iOS Jailbreaking Is On The Decline

    Here's some good news for mobile app makers looking to enter the Chinese market. Not only are there a whopping 200 million Android and iOS devices in circulation in China, jailbreaking is down from last year. Umeng, the biggest Chinese mobile app analytics company, says it is detecting that only 42.4 percent of mainland iOS devices are jailbroken, down from 51 percent in the second quarter of… Read More