Ding Lei, founder and CEO of NetEase usually keeps a low profile. Last week, he unusually showed up at a press conference and shared some thoughts on the mobile Internet industry with us.

Mobile OS: only the 2 Titans Can Survive

 Ding thought that the incredible platform of app store changed the tech world, and on the mobile internet, browsers or navigation site all lost their value. As to the widely accepted prediction that Android, iOS and WindowsPhone will eventually dominate the whole mobile OS market, Ding did not agree so. He thought that only Android and iOS can be the winners, and all the other players including Microsoft will fail sooner or later.

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