Baidu-owned Hao123 Launches Dedicated Bitcoin News Portal

Baidu-owned Hao123 Launches Dedicated Bitcoin News Portal

There were signs of bitcoin life from Chinese internet giant Baidu this week: Hao123, one of its subsidiaries and China's largest web directory, launched a dedicated bitcoin channel and news aggregator for bitcoin-related stories. The launch happened the same day another of Baidu's subsidiaries, Jiasule, announced it would stop, or 'pause', accepting bitcoin payments for its security software. Jiasule's impact. Jiasule caused an initial stir with its decision to accept bitcoin, leading to headlines suggesting the so-called 'Google of China' was now accepting bitcoin. It was also cited as a....


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