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The chief financial officer of Chinese search engine Baidu.com has died after an accident while on vacation in China, the company said. Baidu.com is the dominant search engine in China, with a 60.7% market share, according to research firm Analysys International. U.S. giant Google Inc. is in second place with about 23.7%.

Some news sources are saying it was a traffic accident.

Fort those w/o WSJ account, here’s the Reuter’s version
http://www.reuters.com/article/newIssuesNews/idUSPEK20364620071230
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from aimClear 2518 Days ago #
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Bummer...

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from Gab 2517 Days ago #
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China. Search engines. Google censors its Chinese SERPs. Yeah, an "accident." Sure.

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from NickWilsdon 2517 Days ago #
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CIA takes out thought leader in rival search engine to give Google a better chance in a market worth billions. Google’s increasing success in China worked to propagate western ideology, breaking down the communist regime Then again, maybe he just had an accident Gab? ;)  

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from Kalena 2517 Days ago #
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Nice comment bait Nick, it reeled me in!

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from mikelowery 2516 Days ago #
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I read that its very suspicious

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from SamFreedom 2516 Days ago #
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Gab’s doubts were not unreasonable.  I wouldn’t blame anyone in particular, but the doubt is normal.

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