It has been almost two years since the first clash between Tencent and Qihoo360 started. In case you have lost some previous plot as I did, please look it up on Wikipedia or on this blog. The boring news for today is, they are suing each other again!

Previously on 360 VS QQ War:

So Tencent asked the defendant company to stop the vicious competition and apologize publicly with RMB 125million compensation. However, 360 refuted that “over 50% users are not willing to see ads inserted in IM softwares according to a ‘2003 China IM Market Research Paper'”, and thus “QQ Bodyguard is doing something catering to the benefits of the consumers.”

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