Tuesday, March 12, 2013


inistry of Industry and Information Technology report alleges that Google is deliberate discriminating against Chinese phone makers
A research paper published by the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology has expressed concerns about Android's dominance of the smartphone market in the country.

The report, translated by Reuters, concluded that China's "mobile operating system research and development is too dependant on Android".

The Ministry acknowledged Android's open source roots, but wanted that "the core technology and technology roadmap is strictly controlled by Google".

It goes on to allege discrimination against Chinese companies by the search giant, such as  delaying the sharing of code, or through commercial agreements. It alleges that this is especially the case when Chinese phone makers are conducting research and development into their own in house mobile operating systems