During the interview with Nikkei Business, Yahoo Japan’s president Inoue said that he wasn’t impressed by some of the popular Google services such as Street View, Book Search and AdWords.
He thinks that those services are either in the “gray area (of the law)” or copies of someone else’s services, and Yahoo Japan’s legal department would never allow the company to offer them.
Also during the interview, he commented that the smartphone market would have a huge shift, especially in the application related market, when the non-business users become a big part of smartphone user base.
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