General director Google Inc.: we "are not close" to start of the searcher in China

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Moscow, on August 17 - news portal "Vesti.Ekonomika".

General director Google Inc. Pichai Sundararadzhan at a meeting with employees expressed interest in expansion of a range of services companies in China, but told that company "is not close" to start of the searcher in this country. About it reports broadcasting company "CNBC" with reference to the employee of Google Inc..

Director general Google Inc. Pichai Sundararadzhan. Photo: EPA/RAJAT GUPTA
in mass media appeared Earlier messages that the American IT giant plans to obey to requirements of the Chinese authorities about a filtration of a content and develops the Dragonfly project - the tsenzurirovanny version of the search engine - for return to the Chinese market.

the Search engine of Google Inc. was generally blocked in China since 2010. Then companies had fears concerning censorship searching. However Google Inc. did not leave from China completely, keeping office rooms and employees in the country. In recent years company also issued the appendix for the translation and the organization of files.

On Thursday of one hundred employees of Google Inc. signed the letter in which it is said that plans for development of the searcher of Dragonfly "cause urgent moral and ethical questions". Employees of companies demanded to open information on the project.

At a meeting with employees of Pichai Sundararadzhan told that Google Inc. "is very open concerning our desire to do more in China" and that the team "for a long time is at a research stage" and "studies a set of options".

"I sincerely believe that we have positive impact when we carry out activity around the world, and I do not see the reasons for which it would be differently in China", - noted Pichai Sundararadzhan.

the Co-founder of Google Inc. Sergei Mikhaylovich Brin also made a speech at a meeting, having declared that any service which started Google Inc., had "a certain set of compromises".

"Is some things which we could advance in China, and it is healthy, - he told. - You know, it is slow and difficult process".

to start the tsenzurirovanny version of the searcher to China, Google Inc. it is necessary to overcome both regulatory, and technical obstacles.

China strengthened control over operations with participation of the American technological companies, including Social network Facebook, Apple Inc. and Qualcomm, against an aggravation of the trade conflict between two world's largest economy.

Besides, recognized Pichai Sundararadzhan was closed in China, it had a market share less than 30% while local IT giant Baidu had more than 76%.

As reported news portal "Vesti.Ekonomika" , earlier in August director general Robin Li wrote Baidu Robin Li will compete for the Chinese users, "Baidu again will win".

"the Chinese companies possess today a set of opportunities and confidence" to compete at global level, he added.

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Pichai Sundararadzhan (Sundar Pichai)
Last position: Director general of corporation (Google)
Robin Li
Main activity:Businessman
Sergei Mikhaylovich Brin
Last position: Founder, board member (Alphabet)
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Main activity:Communication and IT
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