Baidu reported revenues of 18.383 billion yuan ($2.892 billion) for the third quarter of 2015, representing a 36.0% increase from the corresponding period in 2014 and $120 million increase from Q2 2015. Mobile revenues accounted for up to 54% of the total. The increase of revenues was mainly driven by its online marketing services.
The number of China mobile search engine users reached 590 million in Q3 2015 and the ratio of lower educated users have increased.
Despite the continuous weak growth and even decline in smartphone sales in China, major domestic mobile phone manufacturers still set a “big leap” of shipping target in H1 2015. Although foreign brands iPhone and Samsung still held a large market share, domestic brands as Huawei, Lenovo, Xiaomi and TCL etc. all set their phone sales […]
With the policy of “internet +” in China today, a large number of consumers tend to research the hotel information through online search engines, book or reserve hotels in OTA and hotel official websites, and share the experience in the social networking platforms. Chinese consumers’ demands are showed on the Internet; therefore internet data become […]
The internet plays a more and more important role in our daily life. Many people devote themselves in the internet industry to strive for better development. According to LinkedIn, over 280,000 talents work in China internet industry.
With rapid development of mobile internet, mobile and social features will play more and more important role. Among all the mobile apps in China in July 2015, social platforms like WeChat and QQ ranked first with the monthly average users of 556.48 million and 424.28 million respectively.
In Q2 2015, the total transaction value of China online advertising market was 53.24 billion yuan (US$8.69 billion) with an increase of 42.7% YoY and an increase of 33.1% QoQ according to Analysis data.
China’s search engine market in Q2 2015 reached 19.22 billion yuan (US$3.09 billion), with an increase of 25.9% QoQ and 36.9% YoY according to Analysis Research.
Baidu reported total revenues of 16.575 billion yuan (US$2.673 billion) for Q2 2015, an increase of 38.3% YoY. Mobile revenue represented 50% of total revenues for Q2 2015.
Forbes China in April released a list of Top 30 Mobile Internet Companies in China in 2015, which records the revenue of China’s technological companies on the mobile internet. Tencent ranks first with the mobile revenue of RMB 22.171 billion (USD$ 3.571 billion), and Xiaomi is the only hardware manufacturer on the list.
In June 2015, Google Global still ranked the top by market share of 70.8% in the world’s search engine market with an increase of 2.26% from the previous month. Bing and Yahoo ranked the 2nd and 3rd. Compared with market structure in May, it had some difference in June’s search engine market.
The number of Chinese brands continues to grow with 14 brands in BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands, up from one (China Mobile) in 2006, and an increase of 1004% in value. And, most of the brands that have been ‘pushed out’ of the Top 100 by China were from Europe.
According to ZenithOptimedia’s new report Top Thirty Global Media Owners 2015, Baidu is now the fourteenth-largest media owner in the world growing 43% YoY. In the Top 30 list, Google ranked on top, followed by Walt Disney and Comcast.
Baidu Mall, a new e-commerce platform integrating Baidu’s online and offline resources, is launching soon.
Baidu launched a smart watch OS based on Android called Duwear, providing UI, interactivity and various applications.