A Hong Kong court found billionaire Albert Yeung has a right to go ahead with a defamation case against Google after a judge said the search engine has the ability to censor material.
In the past year, Bing has added features like product ads, auto-tagging and online insertion orders to make it easier to advertise on the network.
As early as last Friday, Google reported slower levels of activity from China. It is speculated that the disruption is due to the 25th anniversary of the crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrations around Tiananmen Square in Beijing.
Research by Chinese freedom of speech blog GreatFire.org explained how when certain terms are searched for using Bing's international and U.S.-localized portals, some results are not delivered. Bing's Stefan Weitz blames it on a system error.
As the year draws to a close, we’re all thinking about family, friends, and winding down for the holidays. And as usual, we here at Search Engine Watch wish you all the very best over the holidays and for the coming New Year.
Baidu is in the process of making one of the largest ever Chinese Internet takeovers, with a $1.9 billion purchase of 91 Wireless, an Internet app Store, from NetDragon.
As the year draws to a close and we are all thinking about family, friends, and winding down for the holidays, it's time to reflect on the past year. On behalf of the entire team at SEW , we wanted to wish all of our readers Happy Holidays.
Bing’s Top Searches list is out and reads like a compendium of everything that is wrong with America. The iPhone 5 beat out the 2012 election in news, while Kim Kardashian, Justin Bieber and Miley Cyrus were the most searched people of the year.
A roundup of the latest news in search from Asia, including what the alliance between China's biggest search engine and major content portal Sina means, Baidu's latest algorithm change, and YouTube's new local versions for Indonesia and Malaysia.