Baidu is a poorly-executed search engine. But with both government regulations handcuffing its development and lack of competition in China, …
When a website goes offline, it’s often the result of a DDoS attack, forgotten domain name purchase, or bad programming. …
Jace Dorsey, chief executive officer of Twitter, announced via a tweet that the company has appointed Kathy Chen as Twitter’s …
Chinese e-commerce boss Jack Ma is emulating America’s Amazon.com boss Jeff Bezos, who recently purchased The Washington Post, by purchasing his own media empire in Hong Kong, the South China Morning Post. Alibaba Group Holding Limited says it has entered into a definite agreement to acquire the South China Morning Post and other media assets […]
Taiwanese government officials revealed that Facebook plans to build a data center in Changhua, Taichung. Commenting on the news, Facebook confirmed that they did find a suitable location in Taiwan to build a new data center; however, they have not yet made the final decision. The government officials from Changhua said that Facebook hired a […]
Online content recommendation company Taboola has gained a strategic investment infusion from Chinese search engine company Baidu.com. The two parties plan to introduce Taboola’s content recommendation services into the Chinese market. Taboola just completed its series E financing of USD117 million in February 2015. The new investment from Baidu further proves the industry’s confidence in […]
Western media are hailing news that the Shanghai Free-trade Zone may allow blocked websites like Facebook and New York Times. The news comes from South China Morning Post’s reporting of an unnamed government source’s statement: “In order to welcome foreign companies to invest and to let foreigners live and work happily in the free-trade zone, […]
Qihoo 360’s search engine product has added a new Wikipedia-like encyclopedia service, which is reportedly undergoing internal testing and will be launched to the public soon.
Chinese search engine company Baidu Inc. has launched an Internet platform to accept netizens’ complaints about information promoted by the search engine service at Baidu.com.
United States Assistant Senate Majority Leader Dick Durbin has penned a letter to the chairman of China’s largest Internet search engine, asking for more transparency and greater adherence to human rights.
Unlike its overseas rival Google.com, Chinese search engine Baidu.com is apparently showing that it is fully committed to working with the Chinese government to enhance the government’s ability to rid the Internet of “bad”information.
Google is now redirecting users from its mainland China website to its Hong Kong website as “a sensible solution to the challenges” the company faces.
Chinese e-commerce behemoth Alibaba Group is sparring with Yahoo, one of its partners, over statements Yahoo reportedly made last week about Google’s hacking situation.