China's favorite messaging app from Tencent has been expanding out of China for quite a while now. Until recently it has pushed itself onto the Asian market. They have been working on Thailand, Malaysia, India, Indonesia and Mexico.
Recently, this blog posted about Google's decision to buy the navigation firm Waze for $1.3 billion. The mammoth multicolored tech firm is hoping to expand its mapping and localization services in the future.
The feds are after them.
As it turns out Google may be actually be getting too big to function legally. According to the US laws of equal opportunity of something, Google cannot be seen buying up Waze in order to take over the whole mapping market.
We all know the age old saying: If it's not on the first page of Google then it doesn't exist. Although this may be a little dramatic, the idea that most of what we search for on Google rarely goes beyond the first few pages is quite an obvious one.
Apps for those who love to snap their food and share it online are becoming more and more popular in China. Stemming from this, notable apps such as AiMeiWei have been developing their gourmet platform by raising $2 million in funding.
The age of food recording is upon us now in China as well - let's enjoy it!