Chinese Internet company Tencent announced that its WeChat service has gained over 50 million registered users.
Chinese Internet shopping website Taobao.com has launched an application store under the domain App.taobao.com.
Rovio Entertainment Limited, developer of Angry Birds, has further expanded into the Chinese market by opening an official flagship store on Tmall.com, the B2C section of the Chinese e-commerce website Taobao.com.
A representative in charge of the planning of China Mobile’s online application store Mobile Market has revealed that the company’s location-based service module is currently finishing its test phase, and will be launched next month.
Motorola has announced plans to open an Android applications store, Shop4Apps, in China to further meet the demands of Chinese consumers.
Chinese Internet retailer Taobao.com will launch a software application store on January 15, 2010, marking a big leap for its Taobao Open Platform for online businesses.