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WHAT’S HOT? Soso Launches StreetView Maps in China, Looks Like Google StreetView
Tencent owned search engine, Soso.com, has just launched their own version of streetview maps in three locations: Shenzhen (where Tencent is based), Lhasa, the capital of Tibet and other mountain regions of Tibet. Other cities will be gradually launched soon but it is unfortunate, Beijing is not yet live. The fact that Soso released StreetView earlier than Baidu is quite impressive.What the Future Looks Like for Chinese LBS?
Ever since Foursquare made an overnight sensation at SXSW (South by Southwest) in last March in Austin, Texas, its siblings emerged upon the scene quickly in both U.S. and China with more or less similar features – check into where you are to announce your whereabouts. If Facebook is all about who am I, Twitter is all about what I’m talking about, then LBS service like Foursquare is trying to tell people where am I.China: The Dragon of Mobile APPs
China is becoming one of the fast developing economics with 0.95 billion mobile users. From Jan- Oct 2011, the increase rate of Chinese applied dialogue is 870%. Within the graphics, we can see that the share of applied dialogue in China is increasing rapidly.