Posts Tagged: Google China


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Google China Boss John Liu Quits, New Successor Named

It’s all change at the top at Google China as current country head John Liu will step down after nearly six difficult and controversia...

  • July 15, 2013
  • at 9:12 pm
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Google Shopping Search Engine for China to be Shut Tomorrow?

Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) is believed to be shutting down its Google Shopping search engine for China tomorrow (December 12th). According to QQ T...

  • December 11, 2012
  • at 10:18 pm
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April Fools Pranks You May Have Missed from Google’s Asia Offices

I’m not a big fan of April Fools Day on the internet [1]. There were more than a few online pranks that were less than impressive this...

  • April 3, 2012
  • at 9:55 am
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New Highs and Lows for Baidu, Google, in China Search Engine Market [INFOGRAPHIC]

Google.com.hk seems to be going down like a lead balloon in mainland China, with Google reaching its lowest ever ebb in the search-engine ma...

  • July 27, 2011
  • at 11:30 am
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Google+ Has Been Throttled to Death – Now Blocked in China

Well, that was quick. Just six days ago, a number of western media outlets used a ping website to check the availability of the new Google+ ...

  • July 6, 2011
  • at 10:00 pm
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For Motorola and HTC, Android Success in China Requires Adaptations

When it comes to smartphone sales in China, Motorola and HTC have garnered the most consistent success from their Android platform – a...

  • July 1, 2011
  • at 6:00 pm
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Rumor Suggests Baidu Mobile OS Based on Android, Coming This Year

If rumors and expectation could be harnessed as a form of renewable energy, then Baidu’s Mobile OS, reportedly based on Android, could...

  • June 27, 2011
  • at 7:50 pm
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TWIA #32: Rendezvous with Rama

Joining the TWIA crew this week is Rama Mamuaya (@rampok), our first Indonesian guest from the Daily Social site who reports the latest tech...

  • May 16, 2010
  • at 3:58 pm
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TWIA #27: What's the deal with Softbank?

The TWIA crew returns without our moderator, John Lim. In his place, our co-producer Mike Foong has taken the helm and drive the discussion ...

  • May 2, 2010
  • at 5:50 pm
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CONFIRMED: Google Shopping Search Engine for China Shuts Today

Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) has just confirmed the closure of its Google Shopping China service, just as we speculated last night. The product sear...

  • December 12, 2012
  • at 11:38 am
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Google Shuts Its China-Only Music Service

Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) has shut its China-only music service, according to an official blog post from the company. Originally launched in Marc...

  • September 21, 2012
  • at 11:50 am
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Google Launches Shihui, a Beta Test Group Deal Aggregator in China

There are so many group buying sites in China that consumers, if they want to find great bargains, might very well end up hopping from site ...

  • September 13, 2011
  • at 4:18 pm
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Baidu Catalogs Android Apps for its Own Online App Store

Baidu has opened an online store for Android apps, accessible only from Android smartphones on the Baidu Mobile homepage. [UPDATED about a y...

  • July 12, 2011
  • at 9:00 pm
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Google Street View Gets a China Clone

A small Chinese mapping website has cloned Google’s Street View service and tailored it for China. Google hasn’t unleashed its S...

  • July 4, 2011
  • at 9:00 am
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Google+ Not Actually Blocked in China, Just Being Slowly Throttled

Google+ is not actually blocked in China, contrary to reports today from the WSJ, TechCrunch and some other western media. Right now Google+...

  • June 30, 2011
  • at 3:23 pm
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Android Market Expands to 131 Countries – But Not China

China is conspicuous by its absence in the long list of countries that will soon get paid apps support in Google’s Android Market. It ...

  • May 13, 2011
  • at 12:18 am
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TWIA #29: This Week in Japan

For this week, the TWIA crew is joined by Serkan Toto, a special guest from Japan, who is the only Asia correspondent for TechCrunch. We dic...

  • May 8, 2010
  • at 6:11 pm
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TWIA Episode 22: Google Domination

On our April 1st episode, our two co-hosts Mike Foong jets off to San Francisco for the iPad, and Bernard Leong isn’t on for the first...

  • April 9, 2010
  • at 12:16 am
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