China Knowledge reports that Baidu Chief Executive, Robin Li, revealed at the Boao Forum for Asia that Baidu is launching a new advertising programme AND a 3G solution for this year – but has no plans to expand outside of … Read More
Baidu.com, the world’s leading Chinese search, launched a specially designed search engine for seniors. The search engine which is more like a portal is named named “Baidu Elderly Search” in Chinese. The design helps older users by emphasizing clicking on … Read More
Chinese research company, iResearch, reported that Baidu had 73.2% search market share in 2008. (72.6% in 2007) The top 3 engines in China in 2008 were Baidu, Google and Yahoo.
According to China Internet Association, there are more than 50 million blogger in China as of November 2008. The number of blogs has reached 100 million. There are 290 million Internet users in China right now.
Baidu, the world’s largest Chinese search engine, announced the opening of a Shanghai research and development center to implement the “Aladdin Plan” in order to identifying the ‘Hidden Web’. The Hidden Web, also know as ‘Deepnet’ or, the ‘Invisible Web’ … Read More
Robin Li, CEO of the world’s leading Chinese search engine Baidu, will be the keynote speaker at ad:tech. ad:tech, a global interactive marketing event, will be held in Shanghai, Novermber 25 – 26, 2008 at the Shanghai International Convention and … Read More
Accoona, a b2b search engine, was recently acquired by the Masterseek, a global business search engine. “Masterseek is a virtual showroom to search out business information about others and to guide and update the information available on your own company.” … Read More
Baidu, the world’s leading Chinese search engine, officially launched their consumer to consumer e-commerce platform “Youa”. Baidu has their own branded online payment system called BaiFuBao, to make purchases on Youa. Youa was previously available to 10,000 pre-approved sellers and … Read More
For a number of years, Germany (.de) was the world’s most popular ccTLD in terms of registrations. But about two years ago China made its ccTLD a lot more affordable and easier to get. Since then, the country has been … Read More
The largest company in the WebCertain ‘internet companies extract’ of the FT Global 500 is Hong Kong’s China Mobile with a staggering market value of $298 billion, beating Google into a cocked hat in 12th place at a ‘tiny’ $104 … Read More
The largest Chinese search engine, Baidu, was found guilty of “a breach of reasonable standard of care” by the Shanghai No.2 Intermediate People’s Court. The case involved a transportation company, Dazhong Banchang, whose company name was used in advertisements from … Read More
A fascinating experiment in internet culture has been launched by Facebook who have localised their interface to the Chinese markets. As the Chinese markets are very concerned about ‘face’ – how will they cope with a ‘face’ book that means … Read More
comScore just released an interesting data about the search rankings in Asia-Pacific region. According to their data, Google and Yahoo were the regional leaders as “top search properties” followed by China’s Baidu. “Because Google and Yahoo! have a strong presence … Read More
China has apparently blocked access to YouTube.com after video clips appeared on the website showing massive pro-independence protests in Lhasa, the capital of Tibet. Internet users that were trying to access YouTube were served a blank screen. This isn’t the … Read More
According to estimates from the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC), Beijing research firm BDA and the online market anlayst Nielsen/NetRatings, China has overtaken the US in the number of internet users at around 220 million. These numbers were estimated … Read More