NetEase Francisco January 4th message, according to foreign media reports, before the news that the Qihoo 360 is expected to reach a cooperation agreement with Google search, the search giant Baidu Chinese may pose a threat to ZDNet, and the Qihoo has officially confirmed the news, said the agreement with Google cooperation does exist, but refused to disclose more details.
Bloomberg earlier this week quoted the analysis of investment company WedgePartners said Qihoo and Google will cooperate in early 2013. Qihoo chief executive Zhou Hongyi has said before, the Qihoo willing to Microsoft, with Google, Sogou search engine has the service companies to cooperate.
After the United States independent analysts ABR InvestmentStrategy also broke the news that the Qihoo's cooperation with Google will be launched. ABR said: “ in view of the Qihoo and Google in the expectation of cooperation, we will search revenue in fiscal year 2013 is expected to increase to $90 million from $62 million. ”
When ZDNet Asia contacted the Qihoo interview, Qihoo said: “ Qihoo can only confirm the cooperation with Google does exist, but is currently unable to disclose any details. ”
Citibank analyst Li (Lee, Muzhi) to the scene and Ravi • zarati (RaviSarathy) said that the Qihoo's cooperation with Google is bad news for Baidu. They reiterated Baidu sell rating, said that this is because of the cooperation of the Qihoo and search service monetization and Google keyword service account.
If everything goes smoothly, the Qihoo will be on Google for the first time to cooperate. Before the Qihoo had in their browsers use Google search service, now it has been replaced by its own search service.
Qihoo has established his position in the field of security software, the company also has to extend its business to other Internet services, such as web browsers and search engine service. (westerly)