Google formally enters Chinese market

The US search giant Google announced its formal plans to enter the Chinese market with the appointment of new head of its Chinese operations and the establishment of a development centre in China, one day after it was sued by Microsoft.Google said yesterday that it will set up a China research and development centre this quarter and appointed Kai-fu Lee, a Microsoft corporate vice-president, as Google China president and head of the new centre.The search giant said the Chinese market, as the world’s second largest Internet market in terms of netizens, is one of the most important areas in its global expansion plans.The huge talent pool in China, especially computer-major college graduates, is another reason that Google has decided to establish an engineering centre here.For more on this breaking news click here.

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