Google Trying To Compete With Baidu
Google is taking on Baidu in China by launching its own music search siteâ€”except this one will only point users to music that is free and legal to distribute. The site, located at google.cn/music and only accessible by Chinese Internet users, allows users to search by singer and song title. The search results will point to songs hosted by Top100.cn, a Chinese music site with financial backing from basketball star Yao Ming. Google’s music site will be ad-supported, and the company says that ad revenue will be shared with Top100.cn and its music partners. Read more here.