Qihoo 360’s search engine product has added a new Wikipedia-like encyclopedia service, which is reportedly undergoing internal testing and will be launched to the public soon.
Chinese search engine company Baidu Inc. has launched an Internet platform to accept netizens’ complaints about information promoted by the search engine service at Baidu.com.
United States Assistant Senate Majority Leader Dick Durbin has penned a letter to the chairman of China’s largest Internet search engine, asking for more transparency and greater adherence to human rights.
Unlike its overseas rival Google.com, Chinese search engine Baidu.com is apparently showing that it is fully committed to working with the Chinese government to enhance the government’s ability to rid the Internet of “bad”information.
Google is now redirecting users from its mainland China website to its Hong Kong website as “a sensible solution to the challenges” the company faces.
Chinese e-commerce behemoth Alibaba Group is sparring with Yahoo, one of its partners, over statements Yahoo reportedly made last week about Google’s hacking situation.