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May 10, 2011
  • Rakuten, Inc.

Rakuten Group Concludes Cooperative
Business Agreement on Search and
Contextual Advertising with Google

Rakuten, Inc. (“Rakuten,” Chairmand and CEO: Hiroshi Mikitani, Head Office: Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo), has concluded a cooperative business agreement with Google to introduce Google’s search advertising and contextual advertising service “Google AdSense” beginning 10 May 2011 (Tuesday).

We believe that the introduction of this service will bring greater convenience to users, enhancing the speed and accuracy of Internet search queries.

Rakuten will continue to provide services aimed at enhancing user convenience.


The target services and dates of introduction are as follows.

・Rakuten tool bar: 10 May 2011 (Tuesday) -
    Introduction of PC edition of “Google AdSense (search advertising)”

・Infoseek: 10 May 2011 (Tuesday) -
    Introduction of PC edition of “Google AdSense (search advertising and contextual advertising)”

・Zenryaku Profile: 12 May 2011 (Thursday) -
   Introduction of PC edition of “Google AdSense (contextual advertising)”
   and mobile edition of   “Google AdSense (search advertising and contextual advertising)”

 

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