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Baidu has signed a $1.9bn deal to buy Android app distributor 91 Wireless, giving the Chinese search giant a second Android app store and, critically, a bigger footprint in the gaming business. Chinese search giant Baidu announced its intention to buy 91 Wireless last month, despite already having its own Android application …

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Cameron should have taken the important points from the Chinese. (Block Facebook and Twitter). Instead of what he did.

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Right now

Right now Google would be better off signing a deal with Baidu to serve the Chinese Android market as the official Android store, and bake that setting into Android devices, sourcing content from the Google safe Android market.

99.99999999999999% of all malware stories relate to Chinese users using knock-off chinese storefronts laiden with Malware.

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Re: Right now

I thought being able to choose app store was a good thing? it seems most people now say to only get stuff from Google Play rendering that argument null and void.

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