Qihoo's (QIHU +0.7%) iOS apps have been banned from the App Store for over a week: multiple...

|By:, SA News Editor

Qihoo's (QIHU +0.7%) iOS apps have been banned from the App Store for over a week: multiple Chinese sources report Apple is unhappy with abuses that include the manipulation of App Store rankings and the encouraging of jailbreaking. The fact Chinese iOS users tend to be wealthier than Android users gives them a demographic value greater than their market share. Separately, Qihoo has been warned by the Chinese government over the tactics it has used to grow its antivirus software base. (Citron Research) (Muddy Waters)