The internet titan has been largely absent from China for the past seven years, after disputes over censorship caused Google to pull many of its services from use. It even moved its operations in the region to Hong Kong. 

There has been a web-based version of Translate available to Chinese users for the past eight years — but with a growing base of around 695 million mobile users (roughly half the country's population of 1.4 billion people), an app would be much more accessible.  Read more...

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Google scales China’s Great Firewall with Translate app

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Google is rolling out its Translate app in China in a first-wave effort to reestablish a foothold in the world’s most populous country. 

The internet titan has been largely absent from China for the past seven years, after disputes over censorship caused Google to pull many of its services from use. It even moved its operations in the region to Hong Kong. 

There has been a web-based version of Translate available to Chinese users for the past eight years — but with a growing base of around 695 million mobile users (roughly half the country’s population of 1.4 billion people), an app would be much more accessible.  Read more…

More about Mobile, Censorship, Firewall, China, and Google Translate

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