Reuters quoted sources close to the news today, Google will return to the Chinese market next year, the first to launch a custom Play Google application store specifically for the Chinese market. According to two people familiar with the matter, the Chinese version of Play Google is specifically tailored for the Chinese market, and Play Google is not associated with the overseas edition. The two know that Google is prepared to filter the specific content according to China's legal requirements. In addition, according to the requirements of the relevant laws of China, Google also store data in China Play Google store.
Google five years ago to withdraw from the Chinese market, only a small number of business. Play Google is just a start, two people who know this. Google wants to take the lead in the successful application of the store to return to the Chinese market, and will continue to launch other products and services. But now, Google has not decided to launch a product after the Play Google.
In fact, Google (Google) CEO Sander Pichai (Pichai Sundar) and other executives have been trying to return to the Chinese market, which is not a secret. Google co-founder Larry Paige (Page Larry) earlier this month, said: "we have been in the Chinese market to operate, we want to do more." Paige also said that he has given the task to Pichai.
But some critics said that for the Chinese market, Google's many major services are lost to the Chinese competitors, especially search and video streaming services.
Google plans to launch the Chinese version of Play Google after the Spring Festival next year, according to a person familiar with the matter. Another source said that the Chinese version of Play Google will be launched in 2016. Informed sources also said, WeChat application will Chinese version of Google Play will contain the Alibaba Alipay and Tencent.
Industry insiders said that Google's return to the Chinese market without the approval of the government's clear, as long as the compliance of China's laws and regulations. Some analysts said Google's return to the Chinese market is because the Chinese market space is huge, Google simply can not be ignored.