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|481:|| Rakuten Acquires buy.com for $250M|
"The all-cash deal will be handled by Rakuten USA (headquartered in Boston), which is expected to merge with Buy.com in the process."
|Asia and Pacific Region||May 20, 2010|
|482:|| Google China will no longer forward to Google Hong Kong|
"Over the next few days we'll end the redirect entirely, taking all our Chinese users to our new landing page, and today we re-submitted our ICP license renewal application based on this approach."
|Asia and Pacific Region||June 29, 2010|
|483:|| Google Renewed its ICP License in China|
Google.cn will be able to operate legally in mainland China for at least one more year.
|Asia and Pacific Region||July 12, 2010|
|484:|| Software will be Unpatentable in New Zealand|
"Despite what appears to be a big-budget lobbying effort by the pro-patent fraternity, Hon Simon Power announced today that he wouldn't be modifying the proposed Patents Bill hence software will be unpatentable once the Bill passes into law." - New Zealand Computer Society
|Asia and Pacific Region||July 15, 2010|
|485:|| Baidu hacking lawsuit allowed to proceed|
"I hold that Baidu has alleged sufficient facts in its complaint to give rise to a plausible claim of gross negligence or recklessness,"
|Asia and Pacific Region||July 23, 2010|
|486:|| Yahoo! Japan switches to Google Search|
The Google Japan blog confirms that Yahoo! Japan will license Google search technology.
|Asia and Pacific Region||July 27, 2010|
|487:|| Baidu's CEO Pursues Long-Term Growth|
"Mr. Li says search advertising will remain Baidu's main growth driver for five to 15 years."
|Asia and Pacific Region||Aug 4, 2010|
|488:|| Burma Hit By Ongoing Net Attack|
"An ongoing computer attack has knocked Burma off the internet, just days ahead of its first election in 20 years."
|Asia and Pacific Region||Nov 5, 2010|
|489:|| Japan Seizes Google User Records|
Japanese prosecutors on Tuesday seized user records from Google in an investigation into the leak of a video on YouTube
|Asia and Pacific Region||Nov 10, 2010|
|490:|| Facebook Should Be In China, Says Baidu|
Baidu called for a Facebook entry into China, where the government currently bans the social network out of censorship
|Asia and Pacific Region||Dec 21, 2010|
|491:|| Skype Calls Banned In China|
"... it was announced that all internet phone calls were to be banned apart from those made over two state-owned networks,"
|Asia and Pacific Region||Dec 31, 2010|
|492:|| Baidu Reaches Out In English To Help Grow Its Market Share|
Chinese search engine giant Baidu has launched an English-language blog on the country's online culture, a company spokesman said on Tuesday, as the firm looks to expand into overseas markets.[br][br]Baidu Beat intends to introduce and explain to foreign users the hot topics and trends on China's Internet, which is now used by more than 450 million people, spokesman Kaiser Kuo told AFP.[br][br]'It's really out of a desire to give people who are interested in China but who don't necessarily read Chinese or don't read fluently in Chinese an opportunity to understand what Chinese Internet users are doing,' he said.
|Asia and Pacific Region||Jan 12, 2011|
|493:|| Executives at Alibaba Resign Over Frauds|
The chief executive of e-commerce group Alibaba.com has resigned after an internal investigation showed sales staff "intentionally or negligently" allowed more than 2,300 fraudsters to set up verified stores.
David Wei and chief operating officer Elvis Lee departed amid what the firm, one of China's biggest internet success stories, described as "systemic breakdown in our company's culture of integrity".
|Asia and Pacific Region||Feb 21, 2011|
|494:|| Baidu Deletes Almost 2.8 Million Files Of Online Works Over Copyright|
Chinese search engine Baidu has deleted 2.8m works from its online library, Baidu Wenku, in an attempt to settle a copyright dispute with writers.[br][br]"By Tuesday afternoon we had removed almost 2.8 million files, mainly from the Literary Works section of the site, which was the primary concern of the writers and publishers,"
|Asia and Pacific Region||Mar 31, 2011|
|495:|| Facebook and Baidu To Team Up Over Social Network In China|
Facebook has struck a deal with Baidu, the biggest Chinese search engine, to open a jointly-owned socialnetwork in China, according to reports in the Chinese press, citing inside sources.
|Asia and Pacific Region||Apr 12, 2011|
|496:|| 36 People Arrested In Alibaba Fraud Case|
Chinese police have arrested 36 people in connection with operating fraud on Alibaba.com that prompted the resignations of the firm's top executives in February, the company said.
|Asia and Pacific Region||July 1, 2011|
|497:|| Baidu In Partnership With Microsoft to Get English Search Results From Bing|
Finally it's official. Both Baidu and Microsoft China have confirmed it: Baidu's partnership with Microsoft's Bing for English-language searches on Baidu.com is a done deal, after several months of rumors.[br][br]With this partnership Baidu Search will show English search results based on Bing's algorithms. It gives Baidu better quality search results, whilst also raising the profile of Bing in China.
|Asia and Pacific Region||July 4, 2011|
|498:|| Baidu May Face Tighter Regulations After Criticism From State Media|
Increasing scrutiny into China's top search engine company Baidu by state media is highlighting the fierce competition developing between traditional and new media over lucrative advertising dollars.
|Asia and Pacific Region||Aug 20, 2011|
|499:|| Google Launches Deals Aggregator In China|
Shihui is an experimental search feature that aims to help people find deals through China's enormous number of group buying sites, said Google spokesman Robin Moroney.
|Asia and Pacific Region||Sept 13, 2011|
|500:|| Baidu Profit Up 80 Percent, Forecasts More Growth|
Baidu Inc., which operates China's most popular search engine, said Friday its latest quarterly profit jumped 80 percent as strong growth in usage of its site helped to drive advertising revenue higher.
|Asia and Pacific Region||Oct 29, 2011|
|501:|| Alibaba Group Invests RMB 1 Billion into ETao Search Engine|
Chinese e-commerce conglomerate Alibaba Group has announced plans to invest RMB 1 bln in its ETao e-commerce search engine.
|Asia and Pacific Region||Nov 3, 2011|
|502:|| Yahoo Sued By Singapore Press Holdings Over Copyright Infringement|
Singapore media organization Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against Yahoo for reproducing content from its stable of newspapers. The Web giant has refuted the charge, however, saying it intends to "vigorously defend" itself.
|Asia and Pacific Region||Nov 25, 2011|
|503:|| U.S. Removes Baidu From "notorious markets" List|
Baidu, which has been on the notorious markets list for years, in July inked an agreement with top music studios to distribute licensed songs through its mp3 search service, ending a legal dispute over accusations the company encouraged piracy.
|Asia and Pacific Region||Dec 23, 2011|
|504:|| Yahoo Sells 20pct of Alibaba for $7 Billion|
Yahoo and Alibaba Group have finally reached an agreement for the Silicon Valley Internet giant to sell back half its stake in the Chinese Web company in a $7 billion deal.
|Asia and Pacific Region||May 21, 2012|
|505:|| Google Panda Moves to Japan and Korea|
"...We're launching Panda for Japanese and Korean..."
|Asia and Pacific Region||July 19, 2012|
|506:|| Microsoft Reveals New Version Of Chinese Bing Search Engine|
The new version reportedly features a new dynamic front page, more concise web search pages, and more accurate results.
|Asia and Pacific Region||Sept 18, 2012|
|507:|| Google Japan Gets Scraper Algorithm|
Google has announced a new scraper algo for Japan which targets scraped content.
|Asia and Pacific Region||Oct 29, 2012|
|508:|| Internet Explorer becomes Korean election issue|
IE has a whopping 75% market share in South Korea due to a government imposed crypto scheme that requires ActiveX. A new presidential candidate wants to kill that.
|Asia and Pacific Region||Nov 15, 2012|
|509:|| Google Closes Shopping Search In China|
"In order to better optimize resources, we have decided to close the shopping search service in China."
|Asia and Pacific Region||Dec 12, 2012|
|510:|| Baidu Launches English Website for Developers|
If you aren't fluent in Chinese this new site can help you make your apps discoverable on Baidu's Mobile App Center.
|Asia and Pacific Region||Feb 28, 2013|
|511:|| South Korean Authorities Admit They Are "Behind the Times" with Internet Explorer Laws|
"We are behind the times, clinging to the old method," said Rep. Lee Jong-gul of the main opposition Democratic Party.
|Asia and Pacific Region||Nov 10, 2013|
|512:|| Alibaba Files IPO in the U.S.|
The Alibaba IPO is expected to be one of the largest stock listings in history.
|Asia and Pacific Region||May 7, 2014|
|513:|| Alibaba Shares Soar on First Day Trading, Surpassing Facebook|
"Alibaba reached $228.5 billion in market value after surging 36 percent above its initial public offering price to $92.70 per share."
|Asia and Pacific Region||Sept 19, 2014|
|514:|| Asia-Pacific: A Regional Overview.|
An incredible indepth review of the region. Demographics, search engines, and directories.
|Asia and Pacific Region||Mar 20, 2001|
|515:|| Ask Now with Added Blog and Feed Search|
"On Thursday, the Oakland, CA-based search site plans to add a Blogs & Feeds tab to its Internet search tools menu and to more thoroughly integrate its search engine with its online news aggregation site, Bloglines."
|Ask - Teoma||June 1, 2006|
|516:|| Ask.com opens German Office|
"Eric Heymann -- given the title of director of global content acquisition -- will run the new office. He worked previously at Seekport Internet Technologies GmbH. He also worked at Lycos Europe N.V. and helped create two German-language search engines."
|Ask - Teoma||Sept 11, 2006|
|517:|| Ask Goes Mobile|
The internet in your pocket is getting faster.
|Ask - Teoma||Oct 12, 2006|
|518:|| Lycos Partners with Ask -- for both Search and PPC|
Mercury News: "Oakland-based Ask.com and Lycos Inc., a leading web portal, announced a multiyear agreement whereby Ask.com will be the search and sponsored listings provider for the Lycos Network, including Lycos.com, Hotbot.com, Tripod.com and Angelfire.com."
|Ask - Teoma||Nov 2, 2006|
|519:|| AskCity: Ask.com Introduces New Services In One Interface|
"On Monday, Ask.com is introducing AskCity, a service that integrates maps with information about local businesses, restaurants, concert and movie listings and reviews. "
|Ask - Teoma||Dec 4, 2006|
|520:|| Ask.com Renews AdCenter License with LookSmart|
"IAC, has extended its license of LookSmart's AdCenter for Publishers through 2009."
|Ask - Teoma||Feb 20, 2007|