• 18 Things You Should Know About Baidu

    … habits with them.” He also shares a 2011 study that found that “80% of English language searches in Baidu are directed back to Bing. Being that 5% of all searches on Baidu are in English, and being that China has 513 million Internet uses, even a small slice of this business is important to Bing.” Because Baidu could have some serious benefits…

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  • Google Marks How Big Its Grown With Animated 16th Birthday Logo

    Today’s Google logo marks the search engine’s sweet sixteen. Founded in 1998 by Sergey Brin and Larry Page, Google started out as “BackRub” – a search engine Brin and Page originally constructed in 1996 using links to rank the importance of individual web pages. By 1998, “BackRub” had become Google, with Sun co-founder Andy Bechtolsheim offering Brin and Page a $100,000 in f ...

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