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Baidu profits up 70 percent


July 25th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 25 (IANS) Baidu, China's biggest search engine operator, said profit in the second quarter of this year surged nearly 70 percent.Net income in the three months ended June ... Read more...

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China’s Baidu posts $326 million profit in Q4


February 18th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 18 (IANS) China's largest search engine site Baidu's profits surged by 77 percent to 2.05 billion yuan ($326.3 million) in the fourth quarter of last year.Baidu, which has ... Read more...

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Baidu launches own mobile platform


September 4th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 4 (IANS) China's top search engine Baidu has launched its own mobile application platform to bolster its presence in the competitive mobile web market.The platform, named Baidu Yi ... Read more...

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Chinese search engine signs deal with music giants


July 20th, 2011 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 20 (IANS) China's largest search engine Baidu Inc. has signed a deal to provide download music services from global music giants Universal Music, Warner Music and Sony Music.According ... Read more...

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Gates to raise awareness in China about passive smoking


June 12th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 12 (IANS) Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates has undertaken a new mission - to raise awareness in China about the dangers of passive smoking.Gates is partnering Robin ... Read more...

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Apple now most valuable global brand


May 9th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS) Apple has overtaken Google as the world's most valuable brand, ending a four-year reign by the internet search leader.The iPhone and iPad maker's brand is ... Read more...

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Forbes names Baidu founder Robin Li Chinese mainland’s richest


April 29th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 29 (ANI): Robin Li, CEO of China's top domestic search engine Baidu, has been named as the richest man among 115 billionaires in the mainland area by the Forbes magazine, ... Read more...

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Facebook in talks to enter Chinese market


April 10th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr.10 (ANI): Popular social networking site Facebook is in talks with potential partners about how to enter the market in China."We are currently studying and learning about China, as ... Read more...

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Chinese writers reject copyright infringement apology from search giant Baidu


March 28th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar.28 (ANI): Several Chinese writers have rejected an offer by country's most popular search engine, Baidu.com, in their ongoing dispute about alleged copyright infringements.Earlier, around 50 Chinese writers accused Baidu of ... Read more...

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Chinese search giant Baidu in spot over copyright theft


March 16th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar.16 (ANI): Baidu, China's search engine giant, has been accused of copyright violation by Chinese writers, who claim the website offered free online excerpts of their work without authorized permission.On ... Read more...

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Facebook eyeing to re-connect with China?


December 23rd, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 23 (IANS) Facebook founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg met with some of China's top technology leaders, fuelling speculation about the social networking website's ambitions to enter the country's ... Read more...

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China billionaire rich list grows to 49 more


October 29th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Shanghai, Oct. 29 (ANI): China now has 128 billionaires, which is 49 more that what the country had at this time last year.According to the China Daily, nine of these 49 billionaires ... Read more...

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Website gives personal details of Shanghai firms’ bosses


October 25th, 2010 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 25 (IANS) The privacy of over 60,000 company bosses in China's Shanghai city is in peril after their personal details were displayed on a website.By typing the words "Shanghai company ... Read more...

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China launches online map service


October 22nd, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 22 (IANS) China has launched an official online mapping service as internet giant Google is yet to apply for a licence to provide a similar service in the country.The State ... Read more...

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China orders 15 websites to remove videos


September 16th, 2010 - 10:04 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 16 (IANS) China's press watchdog has ordered 15 websites to remove videos which were unauthorised or had copyright issues. The 15 sites, including youku.com, ku6.com and video.baidu.com, took up more than ... Read more...

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Google yet to apply for online maps in China


September 9th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 9 (IANS) Internet giant Google has not applied to Chinese authorities to provide online map and location services, an official said. Song Chaozhi, deputy director general of the State Bureau of ... Read more...

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Google on hiring spree in China


July 31st, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 31 (IANS) Search giant Google Inc, that saw many top engineers and executives leaving the company after its recent standoff with the Chinese government, has gone on a hiring spree ... Read more...

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Google on hiring spree in China


July 31st, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 31 (ANI): Search engine giant Google has embarked on a hiring spree in China, despite its recent censorship-related problems with the government that saw many top engineers and executives ... Read more...

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Google cuts off ties with two Chinese advertisers


July 27th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 27 (ANI): US-based search engine Google Incorporated has cut commercial ties with two of its Chinese advertising agents, highlighting concerns about its continued standoff with Beijing over content ... Read more...

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Google cuts ties with Chinese advertisers


July 27th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 27 (IANS) Google Inc has cut commercial ties with two of its Chinese advertising agents, raising concerns that the internet giant's recent standoff with the government may scare away more ... Read more...

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Google expecting China to clear its license to operate


July 9th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Sun Valley (Idaho, US), July 9 (ANI): The CEO of search engine giant Google, Eric Schmidt, has said that he expects China to renew the company's license to allow it to operate ... Read more...

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Yangtze River stones may be remnants of 1000-year-old cliff inscription


July 6th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, July 6 (ANI): Four giant stones recently recovered from the bottom of the Yangtze River near Jiaoshan Mountain in Zhenjiang City, China, could be the remnants of a more than 1000 ... Read more...

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China”s largest search engine, Baidu fined for providing access to woman’s porn pics


July 3rd, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, July 3 (ANI): The Jing'an district People's Court in Shanghai has fined China's most popular search engine, Baidu, for providing access to pornographic pictures of a woman surnamed Yin.According to ... Read more...

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Google’s Chinese knockoff Goojje “will not change logo” despite legal threat


February 10th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 10 (ANI): Goojje, the Chinese search engine with a Google like logo "will not change" its design even as the American Internet giant threatens to sue it over copyright ... Read more...

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Goojje not to change logo despite Google objection


February 10th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 10 (IANS) Chinese web portal Goojje has said it "will not change" its logo despite US search giant Google's threat to sue it over copyright infringement, according to a media ... Read more...

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Attack paralyses China’s largest web search engine


January 12th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 12 (IANS) China's largest Internet search engine, Baidu.com, said that its website was paralysed Tuesday morning after coming under a cyber-attack. The search engine later resumed operation. "The reason why ... Read more...

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Kerala students vie for $250,000 prize in global competition


June 28th, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 28 (IANS) Innoz, a company floated by students of LBS College of Engineering at Kasargode in the state, is the only Indian start-up among 16 such firms vying for ... Read more...

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China vows to dig deeper into online porn crackdown


February 7th, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, February 7 (ANI): China has pledged to intensify its online porn onslaught, which will now spread to cell phone websites, chat rooms and instant messenger groups.According to information from ... Read more...

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277 illegal websites closed down in China in last 11 days


January 16th, 2009 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 16 (ANI): An eye-opening report revealed that China''s Internet authorities have closed a total of 277 websites, alleged to contain pornography, within last 11 days.The campaign has extended ... Read more...

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China shuts down 84 more sites in porn crackdown


January 14th, 2009 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 14 (Xinhua) China Wednesday shut down 84 additional websites for containing "pornographic and lewd content" in its month-long campaign against online porn, bringing the number of blocked sites to 175.The ... Read more...

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China shuts down 91 websites containing pornography


January 11th, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 11 (Xinhua) China has shut down another 50 websites for containing pornography and lewd content, bringing the total number of blocked sites to 91 since last Thursday. Authorities have vowed ... Read more...

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Chinese hackers target US websites post-Bush-Dalai Lama meeting


November 14th, 2007 - 2:30 am ICT by admin
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Google’s worldwide hegemony can be challenged, finds study


November 14th, 2007 - 1:59 am ICT by admin
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