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Qihoo 360 Introduces AutoNavi-Powered Map Search

Sina Tech, 11/30/12

Chinese internet company Qihoo 360 (NYSE: QIHU) added map search ( to its search engine today, offering route searching, public transit searching, and weather information. Map data for the new search engine is provided by digital map provider AutoNavi (Nasdaq: AMAP).

Editor's Note: The map search engine is currently available only through, rather than through Qihoo 360's navigation portal, which continues to use Google Maps.

Links to Baidu (Nasdaq: BIDU) and Google that previously appeared at the top right of the interface have been replaced with a link allowing users to set as their default search engine and a link to the search engine's official microblog account.

The mobile edition of ( currently offers only news and web search.

Editor's Note: For more information on this topic, please see "Qihoo 360 Launches Online Search Aggregator]," MD 8/16/12 and "Qihoo 360 Debuts Music Search Service," MD 11/28/12 issues.

Keywords: vertical search Internet online search Qihoo 360 AutoNavi AMAP QIHU e-mapping online mapping

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