[Reuters] news billion state power in January 14th, according to India media reports, the recent Baidu is and the local number of start-ups seeking to negotiate a "strategic investment", including the delicacy recommended site Zomato, booking site Bookmyshow and the India edition Shop No. 1 "Big Basket.
it is understood that Baidu also plans to expand its application store in the local MoboMarket. MoboMarket is similar to Google’s Android app store, which has 90% of the local market, Baidu is trying to open the market by using the local language.
billion state power network has learned, MoboMarket is currently in India there are 4 million 500 thousand active users, it hopes that in the future to join the India language and some indigenous languages, such as Tamil, Bengali, Marathi, Telugu and Urdu, so as to improve in the small town of smartphone users increasing permeability.
India has a huge Internet user base, and rapid development. Baidu as a strategic market in India, the future to invest more energy." Baidu India head Tim Yang said.
is reported that Baidu tried to take India as the next major position in the Internet space. We are looking for opportunities in different areas, the form may be acquisition, merger or investment, and Zomato, Bookmyshow and Big Basket to negotiate."
"India is in charge of finding the right start-up, but the final decision is to be decided by the head office of china. We will review one by one. India side of the quote is a little high, but we are very interested in strategic shares. As for the amount of investment, there is no ceiling." Tim Yang said.