Sohu, Sogou and Tencent jointly announced a strategic investment today. Tencent will invest $448 million for 36.5% of Sogou and let the latter merge its own search service Soso. Tencent’s stake in Sogou will be increased to 40% later, according to the announcement.

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Tracey Xiang

Tracey Xiang is Beijing, China-based tech writer. Reach her at traceyxiang@gmail.com