Google is a US company providing internet-related products and services, including internet search, cloud computing, and software and advertising technologies. Founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin, the company has established itself in the mobile sector through its widely used Android operating system, and has a major presence in the smartphone market. 

WeChat is now home to 580,000 apps which can instantly load on its platform, allowing users to bypass app stores

China's biggest internet firm finds a way to bypass Google, Apple apps

Tencent Holdings, China’s biggest internet company by market value, is on a collision course with Apple and Alphabet with its aggressive push into mini mobile applications, which allow users to bypass traditional app stores and run programs directly within its WeChat application.