Posted by: montegroup | January 14, 2008

Baidu Japan Ready to Launch

The top search engine in China, Baidu, ventured into the Japanese market last March 2007; at the time the launch was still in beta mode only allowing user to search for images and web sites.

Now almost a year later, Baidu.jp is ready to officially launch their Japanese site on January 23. The launch was postponed by a month in order to avoid New Year’s holidays in Japan.

With the official launch Baidu will be launching additional search types, including video, travel and restaurant search; with the launch Baidu will be going head to head against Yahoo, the top player in Japan.


Baidu Japan

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