back to article Tencent set to slurp Sogou, China's second largest search engine, and snaffle its super-popular text editor

WeChat owner Tencent Holdings wants to acquire China's second-largest search engine Sogou for around $3.5bn. Sogou, which was founded in 2005, is the underdog in the Middle Kingdom's search engine market in China behind Baidu. The latter dominates search in China, accounting for more than two-thirds of the market in June, …

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