Beijing, China – (The Hosting News) – August 31, 2007 – Internet services provider, China.com, a subsidiary of CDC Corporation based in Hong Kong, has enlisted search engine, Google, to provide search engine technologies to additional China.com websites.
Xiaowei Chen, Ph.D., President of China.com Inc. noted, ”Google’s innovations in web search and advertising have made its web site a top Internet destination and its brand one of the most recognized in the world. By expanding our partnership with Google, we can further improve user satisfaction and encourage more robust growth for China.com. In turn, the impressive brand equity of China.com will also help Google to expand its user base in China.”
Under the terms of the expanded partnership, Google will power search services on China.com’s simplified Chinese portal and China Search site (zhonghua sousuo). Since forming a partnership with Google in July 2006, the world’s leading search engine technology company has been powering web search and AFS (AdSense For Search) services for China.com’s traditional Chinese and English sites, as well as providing AdSense services.
Kai-Fu Lee, Ph.D., Vice President of Google and President of Google Greater China offered, ”Google is devoted to bringing the best search experience to Chinese users by working with leading local partners, such as China.com, and providing advanced technology. Google is committed to putting the needs of our users first, and actively look for more opportunities to expand our services in China.”
China.com is a leading operator of Internet portals, serving a broad range of audiences in China. In 2006, it was chosen as the first company to host Google’s Video Adsense which serves video ads targeted at China’s English-speaking audience. China.com also was appointed by the Jilin government as the exclusive web sponsor of the 2007 Asian Winter Games. China.com was listed on the GEM of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited on March 9, 2000. In December 2000, China.com Inc. was admitted as a constituent stock of the Hang Seng IT and IT Portfolio Indices.
The CDC family of companies includes CDC Software focused on enterprise software applications and services, CDC Mobile focused on mobile applications, CDC Games focused on online games, and China.com focused on portals for the greater China markets.
With the largest index of websites available on the World Wide Web and the industry’s most advanced search technology, Google Inc. delivers the fastest and easiest way to find relevant information on the Internet. Google’s technological innovations have earned the company numerous industry awards and citations, including two Webby Awards; two WIRED magazine Readers Raves Awards; Best Internet Innovation and Technical Excellence Award from PC Magazine; Best Search Engine on the Internet from Yahoo! Internet Life; Top Ten Best Cybertech from TIME magazine; and Editor’s Pick from CNET. A growing number of companies worldwide, including Yahoo! and its international properties, Sony Corporation and its global affiliates, AOL/Netscape, and Cisco Systems, rely on Google to power search on their websites. A privately held company based in Mountain View, Calif., Google’s investors include Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers and Sequoia Capital.
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