"Currently, the system is not available, we intend to define further steps", - said the representative of Microsoft in response to a query by Mashable. A spokeswoman from China's cyberspace authority did not reply to a request for comment on Thursday. For instance, in China, Bing would redirect users to the government's own content about Dalai Lama, while outside of the country it would link to Dalai Lama's Wikipedia page.
Bing complied with government censorship rules by excluding foreign websites that are blocked by Chinese filters from search results.
However, Bing's unavailability is raising questions as Microsoft already agreed to the compliances set by China and was adhering to the state censorship policies. "We do adhere to the global network initiative set of principles when it comes to search services in China". Beijing blocks social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, as well as several foreign news sites. Facebook, which has been blocked in China for the past decade, momentarily had plans to open a subsidiary in China previous year, before approval was withdrawn.
Chinese internet users who lost access to Bing set off grumbling about the ruling Communist Party's increasingly tight censorship earlier today. The search engine had been censoring searches in China.
Its research division - Microsoft Research Asia - is also an established presence in Beijing with a new AI lab opening in Shanghai. "If there were searches going on providing results the Chinese government didn't like, it wouldn't surprise me if they blocked the site", Enderle said.
"Bing has a tiny market share in China, but appearance matters to Beijing", said Lokman Tsui, associate professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and former head of free expression at Google in Asia.
The Samsung Galaxy S10 is expected to be officially announced in about four weeks in the prelude to Mobile World Congress. Samsung has launched a new smartphone in it home country of South Korea, the Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2019 .
The Red Devils have been in breathtaking form and have won all 6 of their games that Solskjaer has overseen. Since Solskjaer took over the England global has bagged five goals in six Premier League games.
After winning a number of recent penalties, Salah may be earning a reputation he will find it hard to shake off. Palace defenders reacted angrily when he went down, but referee Jonathan Moss opted not to book Salah .
Representatives said employees are not able to perform critical tasks, while others are working without paychecks. Matlow, who was travelling to see his daughter Orli Matlow perform at a comedy show in Brooklyn.
It's believed that debt cleanup and trade woes played a considerable part in China's slow growth in the last quarter. The speech by Xiang Songzuo, which AsiaNews will publish in the next few hours, has been censored on the internet.
The NFL has been in the spotlight for awful officiating all season and both NFL Championship Games highlighted the issues. Referee made the call. 'And then to get a phone call.' Payton said before his voice trailed off.
If Ace didn't win the science fair, he certainly won his interview with the website NFL Draft Diamonds . After winning his school's science fair project, Davis is now headed to the district science fair.
The indictment says that Stone later lied about these interactions to congressional investigators, which is a federal crime. Mr Stone published a book, The Making of the President 2016, after helping Mr Trump to power.
The partisan 50-47 tally fell well short of the 60 votes required to advance the measure over a Democratic filibuster. He suggested that a "prorated down payment" on the wall, without providing a concrete dollar figure, could be viable.
Gonzalo Higuain finally arrived at Stamford Bridge on Thursday night and Christian Pulisic is arriving in the summer. Chelsea , no? And after losing on penalties what are we going to say? "Everything was different [against Spurs ]".
Still, the former world No. 2 continued to fight her way back toward the top and in 2018, she piled together five title wins (St. She has not lost a set at Melbourne Park and is playing the sort of tennis that could bring her a third Grand Slam title .
Louisiana shooting leaves 5 dead; suspect at large
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Trump makes rare cave on State of the Union speech
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Naomi Osaka claims Australian Open crown
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Chris Brown Detained In Paris Following Rape Allegations
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Israeli military strikes Iranian targets in Syria
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