Google Applying for Mapping License

China Business New lately reported that Google Incorporation has applied for a mapping license to maneuver its Google Maps apps in the region of China.google inc

A license from the China’s State Bureau of Surveying and Mapping is required by Google which will enable it to operate its Google Maps in the particular region. In the recent times, the mapping license requirements were quite relaxed to permit the foreign online mapping service providers like Google, which is extremely useful in engaging into various joint ventures to manage the service. It has been reported by a newspaper that Google has filed for the license with the Beijing Guxiang information Technology.

It is anticipated that Google will be provided with the license soon and then people from China will also be able to make use of Google Maps service no matter wherever they are in the region!

 

Facebook plans to expand in China

Mark Zuckerberg, CEO Facebook is considering expanding in China.

A web portal that was actually founded in a Harvard dorm room back in year 2004 by Zuckerberg, Facebook happens to intimidate various Internet companies such as Yahoo! and Google as it has become an extremely popular and common online destination for the Web surfers. He plans another visit to the Republic of China. China has one of the world’s largest Internet users market which appears as an attractive and appealing frontier for Facebook which is actually blocked in the region. Zuckerberg visited China back in December and there he met with the heads of Chinese Internet companies including Alibaba Corp., Sina Corp, and Baidu Inc.

China, a region where the government is exercising tight and firm control particularly when it comes to Online Information and has verified hard to crack for the Western Internet companies.