Google bows to China portal Sohu’s apology demand – Reuters

From Reuters:

Inc. (GOOG.O), which is seeking to broaden its presence in China, on Monday apologized to Internet users and .com Inc. (.O), one of the country’s major Web portals for using third-party technology in its latest product rollout. said an investigation by its technicians found a method of typing in Chinese characters released by Google in China last week had copied a product by Sohu.

In response, Google said the product had in its initial R&D stage been built “leveraging some non-Google database resources,” but it had since upgraded the system. [Full text]

April 9, 2007 8:13 AM
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