Jan 25, 2019

Microsoft's Bing search engine restored in China

Microsoft has confirmed that access to its Bing search engine in China has been restored after an outage. "We can confirm that Bing was inaccessible in China, but service is now restored," Microsoft said it a statement. The group says Bing China is hosted in China on Chinese servers, which means it's already subject to local censorship directives. Google shut down its search engine in China in 2010, after rows with the authorities over censorship and hacking. Bing has a small market share among search engines in China, where locally-grown Baidu dominates the market.

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