Searching Questions: Internet Searches in China

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Baidu has more users than any other search engine in China, and China more Internet users than any other country

Even before jan. 12, 2010, life was pretty good for Robin Li. The soft-spoken 41-year-old is the co-founder and chief executive of, the dominant search engine in China, the country with the most Internet users in the world. His stake in the company — started in 1999, five years after getting his M.S. from SUNY Buffalo in 1994 — is worth about $2.8 billion now. That makes him the seventh richest man in China, according to the annual rankings in Forbes magazine. Though he's been a computer geek since his undergraduate days at Peking University, his boyish good...

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