New Sina Weibo Usability Figures

If you have ever searched around for literature about the state of China’s internet, sooner or later, you will read about Sina Weibo. Not to be confused with Tencent Weibo (and the rest of them), Sina’s version has regularly been touted as one of the driving forces of the Internet world here. According to their…



Japan Search Engine Market Share 2012

On January 29, 2013, Donnamedia presented another list on the digital behaviour of Japanese Internet users. This time the topic was ‘search engines’ and the list below shows us an interesting overview of the most visited search engines in Japan. Rank Search Engine URL Pageviews Movement 1位 Yahoo!検索 7,320,000,000 2位 Google日本 4,710,000,000 3位…



Baidu’s Lenovo A586 Launched

On 10 December 2012, Baidu launched their latest smartphone, the Lenovo A586, with a retail price of 999RMB, approximately US$160. The handset marks one of the biggest steps forward in mobile strategy for the search engine, and there is a vast amount of technology squeezed into the sub 1,000RMB price point. Rather than simply copying…