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Alibaba steps up battle versus Android with Amos OS

Apr 18, 2013, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])

Alibaba - China's biggest e-commerce company - has ramped up efforts to promote its mobile operating system.

The firm has set up a one billion yuan ($162m; £105m) programme to support app developers and is offering monthly payments to handset makers for every phone using its platform they sell.

A Chinese government report recently warned China had become "too dependent" on Google's Android operating system.

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