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Baidu aims for mobile search to match PCs

China’s top Internet search company Baidu wants to see the same level of market share in its mobile search as with PCs (76 percent)

Symbian teams with Baidu

Symbian and Baidu, the world’s largest Chinese search engine provider, announced the creation of a joint laboratory to enable wireless ‘box computing’ in the Symbian OS platform

Baidu CTO to join China Mobile

Chinese news agency Xinhua reports that Baidu’s CTO, Li Yinan, will leave the company on February 20 to become CEO of China Mobile subsidiary, Beijing Wuxian Xunqi.

Baidu readies 3G search in China

Chinese search engine Baidu is partnering with China Mobile and China Netcom on the launch of search applications that will run over the country’s future 3G networks.

Google launches SMS search in China

Google is launching an SMS search service in China as it seeks to compete with local rival Baidu. The service will allow Chinese mobile users to send a message to a Google phone number.

Baidu launches in Japan

Baidu, China’s largest search provider by far, yesterday launched its first major overseas venture with a move into Japan. Baidu is to compete against Yahoo! Japan and Google Japan, which together have a near-duopoly on the search engine market, commanding a combined total market share of 89.5%.

Report: Baidu teams with Nokia

Chinese search engine Baidu has entered into a mobile search tieup with Nokia, reports Forbes, citing Shanghai Securities News. The report said Baidu will provide a mobile search platform for Nokia’s new ‘Widsets’ service, and the product will be pre-loaded in Nokia handsets.

Baidu to provide search to China Unicom

Cellular News reports that Chinese Internet search engine Baidu has entered into a partnership with China Unicom to provide wireless search for the mobile network operator’s 3G subscribers.

Baidu launches mobile search in Japan

Chinese search engine Baidu has launched a beta version of its mobile search service in Japan, reports Telecompaper.