Google vs Baidu: Chinese analysts split on who will be the search winner (Global Times)

Global Times: Google vs Baidu: Chinese analysts split on who will be the search winner. “Google’s possible launch of a new search engine for the Chinese mainland will encounter fierce competition from its Chinese counterpart Baidu Inc, analysts said on Tuesday. The comment came after Baidu CEO Robin Li Yanhong said on Tuesday that he is confident in his company’s ability to compete with its US counterpart Google, even as the latest news about the possible launch of a new search engine in the Chinese mainland by the giant US search engine generated buzz among Chinese netizens, with a poll showing nearly 90 percent of them prefer to use Google if its search service returns.”