Benedict Evans’ “connection with one of Silicon Valley’s premier venture capital firms (Facebook, Skype, Twitter, etc.) gives him access to data that’s not always publicly available,” Philip Elmer-DeWitt reports for Fortune.
“Like iOS and OS X device share data as seen by Baidu, China’s leading search engine,” P.E.D. reports.
“FOLLOW-UP: Evans says these numbers are available on Baidu’s developer site, although I couldn’t find them,” P.E.D. reports. “‘I never post anything that isn’t public!’ he says.”
Samsung share in China down from 22% to 12.5% in 2014, as per Baidu. Being killed by local OEMs (and Apple) pic.twitter.com/VL2F9wdh6V
— Benedict Evans (@benedictevans) January 2, 2015
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