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By     |    Apr 18, 2006   
Posted in: Business and Culture, Intercultural Issues     |    7 Comments

Cultural Implications of Google’s New Chinese Name

Update: some dead image links have been removed, and currently Google has moved to Hong Kong, and the screen snip shows what Google looks like now. (updated on May 17th, 2012) On April 12th, Google announced its Chinese name – Gu-Ge (谷歌), which literally and officially means “harvest song”. But if one does not know the official definition, and just by looking at the two Chinese characters Google has picked out, [...]

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