Dragonfly

Report: Google’s Chinese search project ‘Dragonfly’ ends (for now)

[ad_1] According to a new report from The Intercept, work has “effectively” ended on the Chinese search engine (project Dragonfly) which Google had been preparing to launch in early 2019. According to the report, internal conflict between teams at Google, as well as significant resistance from Google employees at large is preventing the project from moving forward. No …

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Dragonfly: 500+ staff sign open letter for Google to drop new Chinese search engine

[ad_1] More than 500 engineers, designers, managers and other staff from across global Google offices have signed an open letter at Medium.com calling on the search engine to stop their Dragonfly project and for company leaders to “commit to transparency, clear communication, and real accountability.” As we reported last month… Google’s project Dragonfly first came …

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Dragonfly: What we know about Google’s possible plans to re-enter China’s search market

[ad_1] Last month I wrote about China’s search market, how it is dominated by Baidu, and how that dominance is threatened by mobile-only disruptors such as Shenma. While Shenma continues to build on its growth since being launched back in 2014, there have been news reports in the past few months suggesting Google may also …

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