China: Google playing dirty

Google got some positive bloggage of its recently-released Chinese-language input software, and then Chinese bloggers discovered some impropriety in the program code, leading to Google's apology.

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  • […] Sure, Google may be beating up Yahoo and Microsoft and taking their lunch money, and it may be plagiarizing part of its Pinyin IME wordbank from Sogou, and it may be growing and spreading into every industry it can find — but I’m pretty sure that its machine translation systems aren’t going to be putting me out of a job any time soon, high BLEU scores or not. (Once the robot revolution comes, my parsing abilities will make me useful to our benevolent metallic overlords.) […]

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