Google planning China online music tie-up

February 2008
Red Herring;2/6/2008, p2
Trade Publication
The article announces the plan of Google to boost its presence in China by collaborating with a Chinese online music company to provide free music downloads. The move would come as Google struggles to wrestle market share from Baidu.com Inc, which dominates the Chinese search market and offers music search. China's search engine market reached 946.6 million yuan in the fourth quarter of 2008.


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