BEIJING, Sept 16 Tencent Holdings Ltd
said on Monday that it will buy a 36.5 percent stake in
Sohu.com Inc's Sogou search engine, China's
third-largest, to lift its presence in the fast-growing China
market for search and Internet services.
Tencent's share could increase to roughly 40 percent in the
near future, it said in a statement.
Tencent's own search engine, Soso, has a 3.15 percent market
share by users. Sogou has a 10 percent share, behind Qihoo 360
Technology with 17 percent and Baidu Inc with