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Google has blamed a snafu that resulted in an executive biography page for senior execs at the search engine giant rendering in Chinese for some on an unspecified glitch, rather than politically motivated hackers. The peculiar glitch happened on Tuesday, just a day after Google pulled down the shutters on its search …


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  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    what about youtube?

    Http/1.1 Service Unavailable

    glitch or hack?

  2. nigel 15
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    marissa mayer

    I noticed this whilst having my daily look at marissa mayer.

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward


    "The Guardian, which first reported the glitch, explain that the bug was inconsistent across geographies and for different surfers, but repeatable."

    If it's repeatable, it's not a glitch.

  4. Jon 48

    Je ne comprends pas

    Maybe the same bug that caused the Google Privacy Centre page to render in Polish last week (it's ok though, Chrome offered to translate it for me) and the UK version of the Google Finance page to appear in Chinese for a couple of days?

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