China wants to control what apps citizens use, but can Google play along?

Google is mulling a new way to finally get its official Play Store through the Great Firewall of China. But it faces an uphill battle, as the country tightens its grip on what apps its citizens have on their smartphones.

The Information reports that Netease, China's second-largest games firm, has approached Google to form a joint venture, in order to launch the Play Store in the world's largest smartphone market.

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