Why is Japan not producing mobiles like China?

Galapagos Mobile

Japan was one of the earliest developers of mobile phones and started the world first internet access services called “i-Mode”. Refer to Wiki for details; i-mode - Wikipedia It became very popular in Japan and became a national standard, while in other part of the world, it was way too advanced and Japan failed to make it a global standard.

Yet i-Mode was so popular, further domestic development continued to win the domestic competition and made the Japanese mobile market far different from any other countries. It was then called as Galapagos Mobile because of its pretty unique evolution just like those uniquely evolved creatures in Galapagos islands.

Soon after an iPhone was released, many Japanese jumped to it as well making the i-Mode obsolete very quickly. But again due to the domestic competition, Japanese phone makers continued releasing new Galapagos mobiles allowing Google to launch Android which in parallel with iPhone became global standards.iPho…

What are some amazing facts about YouTube?


  

Following are some amazing facts about the second most used search engine- YouTube.
  1. YouTube was founded in 2005. The very first video that was uploaded on YouTube was ‘Me at the Zoo’. It was uploaded by YouTube’s co-founder Jawed Karim and has 40 M views.
  1. The highest paid YouTube partner is PewDiePie with annual income reaching $15 M in 2016. In addition to this, PewDiePie is the most subscribed YouTube channel with 57 M subscribers (as of 01–10–17).
  1. In a minute, 300 hours of videos are uploaded, 700,000 hours of videos are watched on Youtube. Average time spent on a YouTube session is 40 minutes.
  1. Approximately 20% of the users who start your video will leave after 10 seconds. Create a damn good intro.
  1. Bye-Bye TV? 6 out of 10 people prefer online video platforms to live TV. By 2025, half of the viewers under 32 will not subscribe to a pay-TV service.
  1. The second most used search engine YouTube is also on second in terms of monthly active users with 1.5 B users as of June 2017, that amount to almost 1/3rd of the internet.
  1. The most viewed category on YouTube is Music, but it’s interesting to note that it has only 5% share in the uploads.

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