Google To Open Office In China — New Chinese Domains In Use

Google has the go-ahead from China to open its first office there, and new Google China web sites using the .cn domain name are also live at
and From Interfax, Approval of Google’s
plans to expand Mainland China operations will intensify local competition
has more details, including that Shanghai is likely to be where Google sets up shop. Want to
discuss? Visit our forum threads, Google expecting Chinese market and
Purchased and at million dollars.

Postscript: John Battelle has a few more comments from Google directly on the operation in Clarification on Google and China. Also see the AP story, Google gets license to run China office, for some additional Google comments.

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