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Type of site
|Public company, subsidiary|
|Founded||9 August 2010|
|Key people||Wang Xiaochuan (CEO)|
Sogou, Inc. is a subsidiary of Sohu, Inc. founded on 9 August 2010. It is the owner and developer of Sogou (Chinese: 搜狗; pinyin: Sōugǒu; literally: "Search-dog") search engine, Sogou Input and Sogou browser.
|Owner||Sogou, Inc. (subsidiary of Sohu, Inc.)|
|Alexa rank||123 (July 2016[update])|
|Launched||3 August 2004|
Search engine and web applications
Sogou search engine (Sogou.com) was launched on 3 August 2004.
Sogou's web application products are designed to classify online information, such as music, picture, video clip, news, map and vertical information.
Initially released in 2006, Sogou Pinyin is the most popular Chinese input software in China. It makes use of its search engine techniques which are the analysis and categorization of the most popular words or phrases on the Internet.
Started in December 2008, Sogou browser adopts a "dual-core" (Google Chrome's WebKit and Internet Explorer's Trident layout engines) techniques and it connects to the cloud to recognize malicious websites and software.
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- Sogou – Official website (in Chinese)