A month after Qihoo's (QIHU -3.7%) iOS apps were banned from the App Store due to policy...

|By:, SA News Editor

A month after Qihoo's (QIHU -3.7%) iOS apps were banned from the App Store due to policy violations, the company is reportedly thinking of abandoning the App Store. A Qihoo exec sent to Apple HQ to smooth things over "was not granted an audience," Marbridge Consulting reports, and most of Qihoo's mobile users (in-line with Chinese smartphone trends) rely on Android. However, iPhone users are a wealthier demographic, and still a sizable portion of the market. Qihoo -6.4% over the last 2 days.