Baidu continues to slap Google around in China. According to iResearch, the homegrown service owns 60.8 percent of the search market there, compared to Google's 23.8 percent. Google had been making steady gains, but its Web designers now seem to be getting desperate. How else to explain the horror that is their redesigned homepage? Here's a screenshot, if you dare.
Maybe they figured, "Hey, Yahoo's really ugly in the U.S., so maybe we should try that in China?" The new homepage is just a test, for now. Let's hope Google comes back to its minimalist senses.