Alibaba is reportedly pushing his own Linux-based operating system, Aliyun, to be 'Android from China'. As quoted from SohuIT , Alibaba Group's chief strategist said that OS Aliyun has begun ogled mobile device makers.
'We want to be Android from China and we have quite a lot of new partners in this line, "said Zeng Sun
According to Zeng, the number of smartphone vendors are adopting Aliyun will increase to five of which now there are two, namely K-Touch and Haier, at the end of this year. But he refused to mention the names of other vendors.
'If I was a vendor phone and I only had a choice of Android, I would be very worried. Each company require at least two suppliers, "said Zeng.
Zen adds, the original Android operating system from Google faces some challenges in China. Such as Google Search, Google Maps, and Gmail is a service that is restricted in China. That's why Android is not able to deliver a better user experience, while Aliyun is able.
Separately, Wang Jiang, chief architect of Alibaba Group and president of Alibaba Cloud OS Aliyun Comupting said that the English version will be available in this month.
The first time Alibaba launched its first operating system in last July, and reported a positive improvement.
origin source by Reuters, ShouIT, ZDNet