Tencent Announces Alliance with Google in Web Search and Targeted Advertising
From Tencent Press Releases: Tencent Announces Alliance with Google in Web Search and Targeted Advertising
"Tencent Holdings Limited, ... and Google Inc., today announced that Tencent has started providing Google’s award-winning WebSearch service to its hundreds of millions of users in China. At the same time, Tencent offers Google’s targeted advertising service, Google AdSense, through this new partnership with the online search leader. ... Google WebSearch is now included in Tencent's major Internet-based services, including the QQ IM service, Tencent's fast-growing portal website QQ.com, Tencent's Internet browser Tencent Traveler, and Tencent's enterprise IM products - Tencent Messenger (TM) and Real Time Exchange (RTX)." Read more
China Net Investor: Tencent Technology operates the most popular Internet instant messaging service in China (QQ IM service). Tencent develops its business in three strategic directions, i.e. consumer IM, enterprise IM and Infotainment (QQ-Portal, Casual Gaming, Mobile value-added services).