Posts Tagged: search engine


Universal search app Phlo is now available for free

Last October, India-based Cynapse launched Phlo, an application that helps people access different search engines and websites all in one...

  • February 20, 2014
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Qihoo’s numbers are up in Q3, hits ambitious search engine goal ahead of schedule

A lot of people are watching Qihoo 360 (NYSE:QIHU) as it eats into Baidu’s search engine market in China. Over the weekend, Qihoo issu...

  • November 25, 2013
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China’s Baidu hiring in Thailand ahead of search engine expansion

Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU), China’s top search engine and web portal, will be launching its search engine in Thailand with a Thai language versio...

  • October 28, 2013
  • at 2:08 pm
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‘Human-powered’ search engine Verbase favors users over advertisers

According to a 2012 survey conducted by the Pew research center, users are more satisfied than ever with the quality of search results, bu...

  • October 2, 2013
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Tencent soars past $100 billion in value after yesterday’s search engine merger

Yesterday evening, Tencent (HKG:0700) revealed it’ll take a 36.5 percent slice of search engine rival Sogou for $448 million. The deal sho...

  • September 17, 2013
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China's search engine market in 2013

Check out the netizens and companies behind China’s $39 billion search engine market (INFOGRAPHIC)

Now that China has 591 million web users and 460 million mobile netizens, it’s inevitable that the nation’s search engine market is a hu...

  • August 30, 2013
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ViSenze’s visual search tech on Rakuten Taiwan has promise, but can’t handle OOTD images

Text input search is passe. These days, it’s all about voice and image recognition, as seen in Apple and Google battle against one ano...

  • July 4, 2013
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CocCoc Pursues Search In Vietnam With A Mathematician’s Hat

CocCoc Pursues Search In Vietnam With A Mathematician’s Hat (VIDEO)

Last month, we had the privilege of having Victor Lavrenko from CocCoc out our Meetup in Ho Chi Minh city to talk to us about the startup se...

  • June 3, 2013
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Qihoo launches shopping search

Qihoo Works With Alibaba to Launch a Product Search Engine

Qihoo (NYSE:QIHU) already has a search engine and Alibaba already has a product search engine, so it makes sense for the two to work togethe...

  • May 22, 2013
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Watch out, Baidu: Qihoo aims at 35% share of China’s search engine market by end of year

Chinese software maker Qihoo (NYSE:QIHU) exploded into the search engine market in the summer of 2012, and managed to garner 10 percent mark...

  • January 20, 2014
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Cybersquatting controversy hits Indonesia and Traveloka

We’ve been told that Indonesia’s flight search engine Traveloka has similarly been punked by a cybersquatter that’s tricking people in...

  • November 8, 2013
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China B5M product seach engine funding

Product search engine B5M finds itself $16 million in series B funding

Chinese product search engine B5M has just followed up on its first major round of funding in early 2012 by announcing a series B investment...

  • October 9, 2013
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Phlo app: save time by searching different sites at once

Google is a part of every internet user’s life, occupying 70 percent of the global market share for search. But Google is not the on...

  • October 1, 2013
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Tencent buys stake in Sogou

Chinese web giant Tencent boosts its search engine, takes stake in rival for $448 million

China’s top web companies are on an acquisition blitz this year. The latest big stake grab comes in the realm of search engines, with Chin...

  • September 16, 2013
  • at 6:18 pm
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Burpple Launches Food Search Engine In Singapore, Finds New Monetization Model

Burpple launched its web seach engine for food called The Social Food Guide today in Singapore. It’s designed as a very visual way to help...

  • July 15, 2013
  • at 12:58 pm
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Chinese Shopping Search Engine TaoTaoSou Finds Huge New Funding Round

China's those e-shoppers need some guidance - and perhaps some useful price comparisons - without jumping from website to website.

  • June 20, 2013
  • at 8:30 pm
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Wada Will Spend $15 Million in 2013 to Beat Google in Vietnam

We’ve been hearing a lot from Vietnamese search engine CocCoc lately, especially with our recent meetup and interesting news about its...

  • May 30, 2013
  • at 5:00 pm
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Qihoo Q1 2013 financials

Qihoo Sees Record User Numbers (457 Million) But Falling Income in Q1

China’s Qihoo (NYSE:QIHU), a software maker and web portal turned search engine, has reported its Q1 2013 financials this morning. The com...

  • May 20, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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