Feb 162015

BEIJING — The largest human migration in history — equivalent to almost every American travelling 10 times over — is being captured graphically for the first time, according to China’s leading search engine. The country’s transport network expected to record more than 2.8 billion trips over a 40-day Chinese New Year holiday period. Travel volume […]

Dec 172014

It’s official: Chinese Internet giant Baidu has confirmed that it is Uber’s latest investor, as TechCrunch reported last week. Baidu’s mobile search and maps apps will also integrate Uber “request a ride” buttons. The companies did not disclose the amount of the investment. Bloomberg previously reported that Baidu had taken the entire $600 million surplus […]

Oct 212014

There are four key channels consumers use when searching for and booking hotels online. These four major online channelsare: Search engines  Comparison websites  Hotel booking engine websites  Hotel chain/brand websites  Unless a hotel booking engine website has a stronger brand value than that of major competitors – where the majority of Web traffic (Get 10000 […]

Apr 282014

Chinese ecommerce group Alibaba and mobile browser company UCWeb will launch a mobile search engine. The move is aimed at challenging rivals Baidu and Tencent and buttressing Alibaba’s presence on the mobile internet ahead of its US IPO later this year. The project, known as Shenma (“sacred horse” in Mandarin, though it sounds similar to […]

Mar 152014

If you’re looking for the best stocks to buy now, you can be forgiven for having a tough time lately. The stock market just crossed the five-year mark of a historic bull market that’s been a three-bagger after reinvesting dividends. The average stock in the S&P 500 now trades for about 20 times earnings, significantly […]

Jul 162013

The Chinese search engine space just got a lot more interesting with Qihoo 360 reportedly purchasing Sohu’s Sogou search engine. If the report from DoNews (via The Next Web) is accurate, this deal will effectively combine the second and third largest search engines in China, which could have a significant impact on Baidu’s huge market […]

Aug 272012

One need look no further than Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) to see the kind of revenue that Internet search is capable of generating. Despite dabbling in everything from tablets to streaming video, operating systems, mobile phones and even incomprehensible spherical home entertainment units, Google still gets over 95% of its revenue from advertising — over $36 billion […]

Feb 242011

China Mobile and Xinhua News Agency launched a search engine earlier this week. Panguso offers news, images, video, community, music, commentary and more for traditional online services. The service will expand to mobile devices, including the ability to send search results to mobile phones through SMS. The joint venture combines content from China’s largest news […]