Baidu Heads For Japan (BIDU)

Baidu is no longer content to be China’s Google: The world’s third-largest search engine is now open in Japan — its first attempt to grow outside of its home country. It will be interesting to see how the company adapts: Cracking the market, currently dominated by Google and Yahoo’s Japan venture, will require figuring out Japan’s mobile business, where most searches occur. Current market share numbers from comScore:

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