Baidu seeks to strengthen presence in Japan

Friday 23 January 2009 | 12:35 CET | News
Chinese search engine Baidu.com has installed a team of 30 engineers at a development centre in Shanghai earlier this month with the goal of strengthening its services for Japanese users, the Nikkei reported. Baidu already has a development team of around 12 staffers at its Japanese subsidiary and a group of several dozen assigned to Japanese operations at its development site in Beijing. Related research and development outlays total about JPY 2.5 billion a year. Baidu wants to study the search sites of competitors Yahoo and Google Japan in order to improve its own search engine's technique

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Baidu
Countries: Japan
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