Chinese Portal Sohu Launches Upgraded Search Engine
BEIJING, Nov. 30 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Sohu.com Inc. (Nasdaq: SOHU), China's leading online media, communications, search, mobile value-added services and commerce company, today announced the launch of Sogou Version2.5, a new product upgrade for Sohu's proprietary search engine, Sogou.
Sohu's all-inclusive, proprietary search engine, Sogou, which means 'Search Dog' in Chinese, was initially launched in August 2004. The Company then launched an upgraded version, Sogou 2.0, in February 2005, which allowed for more than one billion retrieved Chinese language pages, higher updating speed and shorter search time.
The newly upgraded Sogou 2.5 is an even more sophisticated version with advanced spider technology which will increase the search database to two billion retrieved pages and 800 million indexed pages after three weeks following the launch. As a result, Sogou 2.5 will have the largest Chinese language search database in the world. Sogou 2.5's advanced technology also triples page crawling speed and improves the speed of page updates to 100million per day.
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