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Maverick* Research: China vs. U.S. — Digital Giants Battle for Global Disruption

Published: 28 September 2016

ID: G00305201

Analyst(s): Venecia Liu , Vincent Fu, CK Lu

Summary

Governments want control, consumers demand mobile services, and emerging countries need a digital civilization infrastructure out of the box. China can better serve and succeed. (Maverick research deliberately exposes unconventional thinking and may not agree with Gartner's official positions.)

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • *Maverick Research
  • Introduction and Order of Battle
  • Why U.S. Internet Companies Should Give Up the Global Market
    • China Doesn't Need the U.S.
    • The U.S. Tried and Failed
    • China's Disruption a Threat or Opportunity to the U.S.
    • China and Emerging Markets Are Leapfrogging to the Mobile Internet
  • The End of Don't Be Evil: Countries Want Control
    • Censorship vs. Don't Be Evil
    • Countries Under Attack: End of Don't Be Evil
    • Innovation Is Fueled by Controlled Competition in China, Not the Free Market
    • Money Drives Government Relationships … and China Is a Big Spender
  • Gifts From the East: China Gives What Emerging Markets Want
    • Social Is the New Bank: The Credit Card System Is Dead
    • China Understands the True Power of the Platform
  • Conclusion: Time to Rethink Global Expansion Strategy

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