Posts Tagged: Tencent Soso


Baidu vs Google in China

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’s Search Engine Market Share Up 2%, Mainly at Expense of Baidu

When we last looked at search engine market share in China, the bruiser of a newcomer, Qihoo’s (NYSE:QIHU) So.com search service, was slow...

  • March 8, 2013
  • at 11:20 pm
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Qihoo’s New Search Engine Surges to 10% Share in China, Google Drops to 4th Place

Chinese traffic stats company CNZZ has calculated the impact of Qihoo’s (NYSE:QIHU) controversial new search engine in the China marke...

  • November 6, 2012
  • at 3:17 pm
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Tencent’s OCR App Gets a Fresh Pair of Eyes, Now More Like Google Goggles

Last September I reviewed a new translation app from China’s Tencent (HKG:0700) that uses OCR technology to read words, via the phone&...

  • August 15, 2012
  • at 1:45 pm
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Tencent Launches Free Augmented Reality Translation App

Chinese social media giant Tencent is having a good year for apps – with lots of new releases and feature-filled updates – and now it ha...

  • September 15, 2011
  • at 11:00 pm
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Baidu vs Google in China

These Two Graphs Show Painful Drops for Google and Baidu in China Search Engine Market

Now that it’s July we have market share data for China’s hard-fought search engine sector. The industry was reinvigorated last A...

  • July 4, 2013
  • at 8:30 pm
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China search engine market share, Google

Here’s How Search Engines are Performing in China at the End of 2012

2012 was a year of disruption, frustration, and lost users for search engines operating in China – the emotion depends upon which of t...

  • January 7, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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China’s Soso Maps App Updates, Helps Find Your Friends in Real-Time

Younger readers might not realise how hard it was to connect with a friend outdoors before the era of mobile phones. Both people had to turn...

  • September 26, 2012
  • at 8:43 pm
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Tencent’s Penguin Helps You Find Music on New Song-Recognition Web App

Finding a piece of music can be frustrating if you don’t know the name of it, or even who sung it. But China’s biggest social me...

  • February 27, 2012
  • at 11:15 am
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