Chinese Internet services and security software provider Qihoo 360 (NYSE: QIHU) added software search and mobile app search features to its So.com search engine today.
The software and app search features have been assigned the second-level domain names "soft.so.com" and "shouji.so.com." Qihoo 360's software search feature presents apps in four main categories: essential software, top searched software, popular downloads, and suggested software. The mobile app search feature presents apps in two main categories, software apps and gaming apps.
Editor's Note: Qihoo 360's So.com search engine currently provides web, news, Q&A, music, image, video, software, and app search tools. The company's m.so.com mobile search page now offers web, news, and map search features. The company's hao.360.cn online web directory continues to use online search engines Jike and Google to provide image, and map search services, respectively.
For more information on this topic, please see "Qihoo 360 Debuts Image Search Service," MD 12/24/12 issue.