Baidu acquired 91 Wireless with USD 1.9 billion, and Qihoo 360’s Leidian search which targets mobile users launched on July 18, merely two days after Baidu’s new acquisition. Besides, Wandoujia (known as SnapPea overseas) and AppChina also laid emphasis on app search.
Hitwise report showed that Baidu and Qihoo’s 360 continued eating away other search engines market share. Baidu dominated the market with 73% share, and Qihoo’s 360 followed with approximately 15.5% in June 2013.
China search engine Marketreached 9.28 billion yuan(1.5 billion USD) in Q2 2013, with a QoQ growth of 25.1% and a year-on-year growth of 35.3%, according to statistics released by iResearch. China search engine market growth in Q2 was driven by three factors. First, due to seasonal factor, after the Chinese Spring Festival, search traffic was […]
iResearch recently released its China Internet Data Report in Q2 2013, giving us a glimpse of China internet performance in Q2. Online Markets and Online Advertising As you can tell from the chart above, Mobile won over PC devices on internet segment markets growth, such as shopping, searching, marketing(searching excluded) and game. Online shopping and […]
China online ad market in Q2, from iResearch data, reached 23.26 billion yuan (USD 3.8 billion), growing 17.4% compared to Q1 and YoY growth of 27.4%. China online ad market is entering to a steady growth stage. In Q2, search, video, news and navigation monthly usage increased. NetEase, Taobao and eTao had more than 10% […]
According to iResearch Q1 report, Baidu search engine market share is 80.6% (by revenue), growing steadily compared to 79.7% in last quarter. And Google shares 14.4%.
Web analytics company CNZZ, acquired by Alibaba in 2011, showed that Qihoo’s 360 search engine market share by visits jumped from 10.59% at the beginning of 2013 to 15.18% in May.
China search engine market reached 7.78 billion yuan (USD 1.25 billion) in Q3 2012, with the QoQ growth of 13.5% and YoY growth of 44.1%. China’s search engine market growth is slowing down as the growth rate is lower than 50% for the very first time due to a few factors: Affected by the macroeconomic […]
Qihoo 360, China’s biggest anti-virus vendor, launched a search engine “so.360.cn” on 16 August in public beta and soon became the second largest traffic source to many websites like chinaz.com and dxy.cn. Since 20 August, Qihoo has replaced the default search engine with its own on its directory site hao.360.cn and its own browsers. Due […]