Beijing, Jul 21: Google Inc plans to shut down two online services and technical support to a Chinese-language website in China.
Google plans to stop the self-developed website ranking page and a lifestyle site in China. It also decided to discontinue technical support to two services for local business partner Tianya.cn.
Google stated that the website ranking page and lifestyle site were not welcomed by Chinese users. So the decision was taken because of lower than expected demand.
On Saturday, Jul 10, Chinese government renewed Google's Internet Content Provider (ICP) license to continue its operation in the China.