Posts Tagged: Sogou


iPhone users in China rush to download new Chinese keyboards for iOS 8

Apple's allowance of third-party keyboards iOS isn't just about "openness" - it's also about getting more Chinese to buy iPhones.

  • September 19, 2014
  • at 3:15 pm
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Tencent versus Alibaba: a complete guide to an increasingly fierce rivalry (INFOGRAPHIC)

Tencent (HKG:0700) is the world’s fourth largest web company, and Alibaba is on the verge of history’s largest tech IPO. Both o...

  • March 19, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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Baidu down, Qihoo up, Google dead: 2013 was a year of drama for China’s search engines

Baidu down; Qihoo up; Google dead. That’s the summary of what happened to search engines in China in 2013. It was a year of big and dr...

  • January 7, 2014
  • at 1:11 pm
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Qihoo takes 20% of Chinese search market in October, but Baidu slips

Alibaba-owned Chinese traffic stats company CNZZ‘s latest report shows a strong performance by Qihoo’s 360 search engine, whi...

  • November 6, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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Now Sogou and Qihoo are suing each other

Well, that didn’t take long. Qihoo 360 was reportedly interested in buying Sogou, but no sooner had Sogou scored an investment from Te...

  • September 26, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
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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
  • at 10:13 am
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Sogou launches browser that beats government blocks on train ticket website

Yesterday, I wrote about how 12306, China’s government-run train ticket e-commerce platform, had just blocked all of the third-party b...

  • September 14, 2013
  • at 2:56 am
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China’s Web Giants Group Together to Quash Online Extortion

China’s web giants are usually at each others’ throats. But six of them are now working together to try to quash online extortio...

  • August 2, 2013
  • at 9:48 pm
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Trust is Just as Important as a Good UX on the New ‘Smart’ Web

Yesterday, Chinese tech blog TechWeb reported that Sogou has begun internal testing on what it calls an “exploration engine”, a ...

  • July 18, 2013
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Tencent wipes out millions of prostitution, porn, and fraudulent WeChat accounts

Tencent cooperated with police to close down a network of 10 black hat hacker groups in a case that involved more than $4 million of stolen ...

  • June 10, 2014
  • at 12:26 pm
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China’s Sohu sees improved revenues on all fronts, but profits fall

Chinese online media giant Sohu’s Q4 revenues rose 29 percent compared to last year to $385 million, but a 78 percent rise in operat...

  • February 11, 2014
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8 tech trends to watch in China for 2014

The new year is a time for reflection, but it’s also a time for looking forward. In this regard, we’ve taken a broad look at some of the...

  • December 24, 2013
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Despite $448 million deal, Tencent’s online maps won’t merge with Sogou, will be rebranded instead

Earlier this month Tencent announced that it would invest $448 million into former rival Sogou, merging the latter firm’s search technolog...

  • September 27, 2013
  • at 1:04 pm
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Baidu’s share of China’s search engine market continues its descent as Qihoo rises

CNZZ has released August’s stats for China’s search engine space, and the numbers show that Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) continues its slow but s...

  • September 17, 2013
  • at 4:47 pm
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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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Qihoo says its $550 million bond sale is NOT to buy Sogou

Many analysts speculate the money will be used to buy the search rival, but Qihoo today denied that was the case.

  • August 29, 2013
  • at 3:15 pm
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Qihoo Acquistion Updates: Sogou Talks Confirmed, Chukong Rumors Denied

The Chinese zodiac says that this is the year of the snake, but I think it may actually be the year of the acquisition. After last week̵...

  • July 23, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Sogou Launches New Wiki-Encyclopedia: Sogou Baike

After staying quiet for quite some time, Sogou has been on the warpath this year. In March, the company launched a very cool new product tha...

  • July 12, 2013
  • at 2:21 am
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