China overtakes US to become the largest smartphone market

Friday, January 18th, 2013 12:44:32 by

China have now becomw the world’s largest producer of smartphones in 2012 to acquire 224 million units, according to sources. At the same time, it launched more than 730,000
applications to Apple (iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad).

In 2012, the number of Internet users in China grew by 50.9 million people (10%) and reached 564 million, the country with the most Internet users.

Mobile access was the main way in which the Chinese agreed to the network, and the number of people who used mobile phones or tablets for this purpose grew by 18.1%, reaching 420 million people, so also is the world leader
in Internet access from mobile.

The Chinese authorities maintained strict censorship over the net and many popular sites in the rest of the world, such as Facebook and YouTube, are blocked in the People’s Republic. In late December, Chinese
authorities announced a new law that will force internet users to register with their real names to access the network and other telecommunications services.

The authorities justify that action is "to ensure information security and safeguard the legitimate rights and interests of citizens", some users have been behind a will to control the opinions, some critically and hitherto
anonymous, Internet users.

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