today (March 23rd) will undoubtedly be the day China’s Internet should remember. Prior to this, the uproar of Google (Google) quit China, the event has finally come to an end. March 22nd afternoon of the eastern United States, that is, 23 am in China, Google officially announced the closure of google.cn, to stop censoring search results. CN domain name redirected to google.com.hk, Google Corporation said it intends to continue its research and development work in China, and will retain its sales in china. Google Hongkong home page has "welcome you to Google search in China’s new home" words. Google senior vice president David Drew Ormond today at the official website of Google Bowen released "new China strategy (update)", pointed out that the China Internet environment continued to deteriorate over the last year, decided to stop the search results in Google.cn filtering.
although most of Google’s services are still available in China, Google’s R & D and sales team will continue to work in china. But google.cn automatically jump to google.com.hk, the impact on Chinese users is not small. Google, the world’s largest search engine, has been a strong competitor to Baidu, the local search giant, since it entered the domestic market. Although the market share has been less than Baidu, but with its fair, fast, comprehensive search results, has been favored by many users.
Baidu announced last month as of December 31, 2009 in the fourth quarter of last year and annual unaudited financial report, Baidu in the fourth quarter of last year, revenues of 1 billion 261 million yuan, an increase of 39.8% compared with the same period in 2008, significantly more than the average Wall Street analysts expected 1 billion 230 million yuan. With Google’s exit from China, Baidu’s market share will be further improved. Search engines such as Sogou, search, YAHOO, Bing, www.kuxu.com are also hard to shake their position. Baidu, which is in a position of monopoly, will make many second tier search companies begin to move vertically to the industry. Since 07 years, the rapid development of the Internet has brought more venture capital and market demand to the vertical industry, and the development of vertical industry has stimulated the entry and flow of the market demand and venture capital. Vertical search has also sprung up, catering, real estate, tourism and other industries, high degree of information, large demand for users, vertical search has become the first field of exploration. Since 07 years, there have been at least a dozen vertical search engine portals in China. They are all over the picture, video, blog, tourism, recruitment and other fields.
side is a huge market, while the homogenization of the environment is difficult to reflect the advantages of second-line search operators have invariably stared at the vertical search field. Especially in the field of online tourism, the degree of informatization is high, the demand for users is large, and the prospect is broad. Where to search (http://s.quna.com) focus on online >