Qihoo 360 launched its new search brand “Haosou” this week. Haosou.com is online now and its previous search engine domain so.com is now redirecting traffic to haosou.com.
Qihoo 360 launched free call app on 23 Dec 2014 according to latest news on dianhua.360.com, which is developed by 360 Safe Contact team. This free call app is another choice for users in addition to Yixin’s free call offer, WeChat free call apps and so on.
Navigation websites are similar to directory websites, listing websites by categories and making it easier for users to find what they need. It’s set as homepage or entry page to internet access by many internet users in China. Let’s take a look at some insights of navigation websites in China.
Qihoo 360 Technology reported revenues of $376.4 million, a 100.3% increase from $187.9 million in the third quarter of 2013.
In Q3 2014, total transaction value of China search engine market was RMB16.45 billion ($2.67 billion) with increase of 11.7% quarter on quarter and 50.6% year on year according to data from iResearch.
Interbrand, a brand consultancy company, released its 2014 Best China Brands report last week. Tencent claims the #1 position with China Mobile dropping to #2.
As of 30 June 2014, the total number of users in Baidu app distribution platforms exceeded 600 million and with an average of 130 million daily distribution and 10 million developers, having become the largest Android app distribution platform in China in Q2 2014.
In Q2 2014, the number of China app distribution exceeded 25.5 billion with an increase of 8.9% from prior quarter. Baidu league still ranked the top with a market share of 41.7%. Tencent’s market share increased to 20.1%, by 3.5% from Q1 2014.
Huawei’s file management mobile app exceeded 10 million MAUs in July in china according to Enfodesk, becoming the most popular file manager for Android by total MAUs.
Qihoo 360 Technology Co. Ltd. revenues were $317.9 million in the second quarter of 2014, a 109.6% increase from $151.7 million in the second quarter of 2013 according to Qihoo 360 unaudited financial results.
Total revenue in Chinese search engine market reached RMB14.73 billion with a QoQ increase of 26.8% and YoY growth of 58.5%, 39.5% of which were contributed by mobile.
Qihoo 360 Technology has launched its own ad network which at the moment is more an affiliate network for its own products as it pays when a conversion is counted.
CNZZ, a well known internet data service provider in China and part of Alimama (which is under Alibaba Group), released its finding on China search engine usage. It shows that Qihoo 360 search now has a usage rate and market share of 28% this Jun.
How are mobile apps distributions in China? China smartphone users go to Apple’s Appstore is for iOS device apps download; but, for Android phone users, Google Play is not in play. Instead, there are quite a number of app stores for Android phone apps download. I’m sharing a few top ones in the race based […]
Last week, Weibo announced premium publisher program called WeMedia to encourage more unique and quality content creation on Weibo. We just found that Qihoo 360’s Wemedia platform is now fully integrated with Weibo WeMedia, who previously also pulls content from Wechat.