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Chinese web searchers can’t Bing It any more
In the States, “Bing It” is more likely to be a joke than an actual recommendation. Yet until recently, Microsoft’s Bing search engine had a small but enthusiastic following in China.  But in another setback for American tech companies trying to tap into the vast Chinese market, Bing – one of the few foreign sites allowed to operate in the country – appears to have become the latest victim of the Great Firewall. Microsoft confirmed on Thursday that Bing was offline in mainland China, following a wave of complaints from users that they had been unable to access the website. “We’ve confirmed that Bing is currently inaccessible in China and are engaged to determine next steps,” a Microsoft spo