Google Loosing Ground in China
From BBC News: Google loses China market share
"Google, the most used search engine, is under pressure in China and losing market share to its biggest local rival Baidu.com, a survey has found. According to the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC), Baidu is making gains in the main cities of Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou. The company has increased its slice of the market in the three towns by at least 10% in the past six months."
"According to CNNIC, Baidu now has 52% of the search engine market share in Beijing, compared with Google's 33%.
In Shanghai it has a 44% slice and in Guangzhou it is 48%, compared with Google's 38% and 29% respectively."
"The rest of the market was split between Yahoo!, Sina and Sohu.com."