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China's Baidu expands as Google contracts

The name of the search engine "Baidu" means "hundreds of times", and comes from an ancient Chinese verse often cited today to refer to the continuous search for one's dreams.

Dec 02, 2010
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Google tightening privacy leash on its employees

(AP) -- Google Inc. is tightening its privacy leash on employees in an effort to ensure they don't intrude on people while the Internet search leader collects and stores information about its users.

Oct 22, 2010
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Diller bearish on future of Ask.com

IAC chief executive Barry Diller said Wednesday he does not expect Ask.com, the Internet search engine bought for 1.85 billion dollars five years ago, to ever be more than a "niche" service.

Sep 29, 2010
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Google defends shrinking China market share

(AP) -- Google is hiring dozens of marketing and technical employees in China to defend a shrinking market share against local rivals after closing its Chinese search engine six months ago this Wednesday ...

Sep 20, 2010
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Google loosens Europe ad trademark controls

Google shook up its lucrative online advertising service in Europe on Wednesday, saying it would allow sellers to register other companies' brand names as search "keywords" when shopping on the Internet.

Aug 04, 2010
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Journalists in China say Yahoo accounts hacked

(AP) -- Yahoo e-mail accounts belonging to foreign journalists appeared to have been hacked and Google's Chinese search engine was intermittently blocked because of an internal change Tuesday, the latest troubles in China's ...

Mar 30, 2010
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