Tech: Google Shows Guts in China, Apple Retail Strategy vs Mac Market Share

Google has shutdown its Chinese search engine and is now redirecting the users to its HK domain.Google is now showing uncensored results, though in all reality Chinese government will block the HK access to Chinese.

Even though Google lost the battle, they have gained immense respect (they have spine!). Now its a question of openness vs. censorship.

So earlier today we stopped censoring our search services—Google Search, Google News, and Google Images—on Google.cn. Users visiting Google.cn are now being redirected to Google.com.hk, where we are offering uncensored search in simplified Chinese, specifically designed for users in mainland China and delivered via our servers in Hong Kong – official blog

Is Google mixing business with politics?

Apple’s Retail Strategy and Mac Market Share

Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty produced the charts below detailing the correlation between Apple’s market share and its retail expansion [via]

Mac Market Share vs. Apple's Retail Strategy

Mac Market Share vs. Apple's Retail Strategy

So if you think product is the goal, you are wrong.