June 26, 2017

Search Engine Rankings Summer 2011

The mighty Google’s U.S. search engine market share has dipped below 65 percent for the first time since September 2009, according to latest report released yesterday by, digital intelligence service, comScore. Another major rating agency Hitwise, still shows Google’s market share at just over 65 percent, while Bing continues to make modest gains. According to […]

Alibaba Enters Search Market

Alibaba Enters The Search Market with eToa. Last month the Alibaba Group was part of an investment group than entered into an agreement with Sohu, a Chinese Internet portal operator,  to acquire a combined 32% stake in Sogou, its search business. The deal would have Alibaba Group and a fund co-founded by Group Chairman Jack […]

Baidu Yi OS Mobile Play

Baidu is developing a cloud-based Smartphone platform they call Baidu YI. (Translates to “Easy”). The Baidu YI platform looks to compete other services like Google Android and Apple’s iOS, and put Baidu solidly in the Mobile game. China’s Mobile Internet users approached 233 million in 2010, and is projected to reach 957 million by 2014. […]

Baidu Interview With Robin Li

Beijing’s Central Television (CCTV) took aim this week at Internet search giant Baidu Inc. with an expose that highlights how they run their Search Ad sales, even going so far as to send undercover reporters into Baidu offices, with hidden cameras. CCTV blamed Baidu Tuesday, for allegedly allowing libellous comments to appear on its social […]

Sina Weibo Micro-Blogging Chinese Style

BEIJING – China’s biggest Internet portal, Sina Corp, expects to monetize its most popular micro-blogging service, Sina Weibo, in the first half of next year, said a top official on Thursday. The move reflects the enormous popularity of micro-blogging in China, and a number of service providers are trying to gain an upper hand in […]