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Google Trying To Compete With Baidu

by David Brooks | 07.08.2008
Google GeneralGoogle is taking on Baidu in China by launching its own music search site—except this one will only point users to music that is free and legal to distribute. The site, located at 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, 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 and its music partners. Read more here.