Monday, June 11, 2007

Google sees traffic jump in China

According to Liu Jun, a vice president of research at Google.China, Google is seeing dramatic traffic pick up in China.

In the last six months, internet traffic in China has increased by 8% year over year. However, Google's traffic has increased by over 60%. "We are seeing it going up week by week" he said.

Google has hired about 100 software engineers and will hire many more in the coming months. One year ago, Google was still not very satisfied about the quality of it's Chinese search. "Our confidence level is much higher now", according to Liu.

He credited Google's gaining of market share to higher quality and fairness.

Reported by sina.technews

Separately, Google and Sina started partnership for search and search advertising yesterday.


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