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Baidu spending $1.9B to buy an Android app store

0. phoneArena posted on 16 Jul 2013, 21:12

Baidu is already essentially the Google of China in terms of search market, and it has been working towards making a similar name for itself in the mobile world by forking Android for its own purposes. Today, Baidu announced that it had agreed to spend $1.9 billion to purchase an Android app store with plans to bolster its mobile offerings...

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posted on 16 Jul 2013, 21:13 2

1. mi55u (unregistered)

China nowadays are so damn rich

posted on 16 Jul 2013, 23:02 1

3. james004 (Posts: 486; Member since: 15 May 2013)

Not rich as google. Google should buy this company instead.

posted on 16 Jul 2013, 22:26 6

2. TheLolGuy (Posts: 483; Member since: 05 Mar 2013)

Ew, they should work on a new corporate logo. lol

posted on 17 Jul 2013, 00:25 2

4. itsdeepak4u2000 (Posts: 3718; Member since: 03 Nov 2012)

Ya, that logo sucks.

posted on 17 Jul 2013, 01:00

5. rusticguy (Posts: 2828; Member since: 11 Aug 2012)

A rogue search engine ... i have their crawlers looped back to as they simply don't bother about robots.txt file. Next rogue crawler in same line is bing.

posted on 17 Jul 2013, 05:05

6. 8logic (Posts: 152; Member since: 05 Mar 2012)

i'm wondering if the devs will get any of it lol

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