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Yahoo Japan to adopt Google's search tech

07-29-2010 08:58 BJT

BEIJING, July 28 (Xinhuanet) --Yahoo Japan will change its search engine to Google, according to Reuters on Wednesday.

Yahoo Japan refusing to follow Yahoo's decision to choose Microsoft as its partner will adopt Google's searching technology, a move thought to gain a larger share of the domectic search engine market.

The Japanese company will also use Google's advertisement system and its data feeds. It is seen by many as a big hit to Yahoo's emerging partner Microsoft.

Yahoo Japan's president Masahiro Inoue said the company's researching results showed that Microsoft's Bing search technology could not meet its needs.

The company said it would only use Google's search techology. However, it will not change its name from Yahoo Japan to any name related to Google.

It has confirmed that the adoption will not violate Japanese anti-trust regulation.

Editor:Zheng Limin |Source: Xinhua

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