China’s Ministry of Culture (MoC), warned last week that it would strengthen checks and policing of online music content. MoC said that search engines can only provide search information for tracks from legitimate music companies. Today, Baidu launched their new homepage for MP3 searches: The new MP3 homepage shows rich content of popular songs in […]
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As a search engine, Google is way behind Baidu and it's not even as popular as Qihoo's 360 search. Read more on Google's news in China as well as tips for marketers.
Google Vice President, Greater China president Kai-fu Lee, today will announce the formal resignation. Sina science and technology exclusively learned that Kai-fu Lee on the end of June had already made plans to leave; but, because Google China had to deal with a sudden urgent incident, Kai-fu Lee decided to postpone its departure. Kaifu Lee […]
via FT.com, Beijing has ordered Google to stop users of its Chinese-language service accessing overseas websites in the biggest blow to the world’s leading search engine in China since it started operating there four years ago. As I tried just now, I was still able to access overseas websites listed on Google.com search results.
Google China has announced the beta launch of products search, which covers hundreds of e-commerce websites including its competitor’s online C2C store youa.baidu.com. Google China products search interface is quite similar to that of Google Products search: Not surprisingly, Taobao ranks high in most product specific searches. No doubt Google product search is helpful; yet […]
China Internet Illegal Information Reporting Centre (CIIRC) published the result of tenth batch of WAP sites with pornographic and/or vulgar content; these are top 5: “Google WAP Network” (location: Beijing) “Image Search”, “web search” results “Baidu WAP Network” (location: Beijing) “Image Search”, “web search” results “Sina WAP Network” (location: Beijing) “Image Search” “Sohu WAP Network” […]
China’s B2B media platform Toocle launched the first B2B top search list last week. The site is in four languages, Chinese, English, Korean, and Japanese. However, the top search list so far is only in Chinese. Toocle top search list is based on data from six search engines: Baidu, Google, Yahoo, Sogou (Sohu), Tencent SoSo, […]
China Search Engine Marketing Report 2008 View more presentations from Rocky Fu. China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC) in Beijing issued “2008 Chinese search engine market advertisers research report” and “2008 Chinese search engine user behavior study“. This is also a CNNIC published for four consecutive years in the field study report. Report shows that […]
In general, Baidu market share slightly slips; surprised to see the increased Sogou’s market share. China IntelliConsulting Corporation (CIC) has published its semi-annual survey report on China search engine market.
It’s not easy for a foreign Internet company to extend its success into China market; building a strong Internet brand and enriching user experience seem Google’s bet in China.
Google is very easy for most people to spell but this might not be true for Chinese. In contrast, China search engine market’s leader Baidu (Chinese pinyin) is much easier to remember and type.
The mainland based market research company China IntelliConsulting Corporation published its semi-annual survey report on China search engine market.