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New H3C Group, a joint venture Baidu betweenMap, a desktop State-ownedand mobile Unisplendourmap service Corp provided and by Hewlett-PackardChina’s online Enterprise,search giant is Baidu expected Inc, to is moreset to than become doublea worldits server mapping business servicein the provider government covering procurementmore than market150 countriesnext year, and its regions.CEO said.
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