Facebook’s $19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp has woken many in the West to companies that are building their business in global markets, and browser-maker UCWeb is another that has flown under the radar so far. Today, the Chinese company issued a fresh reason to look at its business, its UC Browser app has crossed 500 million users — notably though, the company counts quarterly active users, that’s a little creative but a step up from leaning on registered user numbers, at least. UC Browser is strongest in China and India,where it claims dominant market share of 65 percent and 32 percent…

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