Beijing News (reporter Liang Chen) January 24, a Microsoft spokesman responded to reporters, has confirmed that Bing website is currently inaccessible in China, we are actively responding to determine the next step related measures.
On the morning of the 24th, a Microsoft spokesman told reporters that it was known that some customers in China could not access Bing website and were conducting an investigation. However, as of press release, Microsoft did not disclose details of the progress of the investigation.
On the afternoon of January 23, some netizens found that Bing, Microsofts search engine website, was unable to access it. When it opens, it says, You cant access this website. Reporters random access found that some users can not open the site.
Some netizens told reporters that through tool checking, DNS was resolved to the local host IP. The so-called DNS refers to the domain name system, which is used in TCP/IP network to convert host name and domain name into IP address.
Must be a search engine service launched by Microsoft in 2009. In China, it provides a search engine labeled Domestic Edition, providing web pages, pictures, videos, academic, dictionary, translation and map services.
As of December 2018, Bing ranked second in the global search engine market with a share of 2.41%, much lower than Googles 92.25% in the first place, while Bing ranked sixth in the Chinese market with a share of only 2.01%, according to Statcounter, a third-party organization.
Wang Yu, editor of Liang Chen, a journalist of the New Beijing News, proofread Wu Xingfa
Source: Wang Fengzhi _NT2541, responsible editor of Beijing Newspaper