Sohu.com Inc. provides Chinese online media, search, gaming, community, and mobile services in the People’s Republic of China. The company’s brand advertising business offers advertisements on its portal Websites to companies to enhance their brand awareness online; and search and others business provides customers pay-for-click services, placements in a search directory, and online marketing services. Its online game business engages in the development, operation, and licensing of online games, including multi-player online games and Web-based games; and wireless business offers mobile related services, such as news, weather forecasts, chatting, entertainment information, mobile games, mobile phone ringtones, and logo downloads to mobile phone users. In addition, the company provides content for various channels, which cover news, entertainment, business and finance, automobile, information technology, and sports; online video content that covers television dramas, movies, television programs, documentaries, news, animations, entertainment related contents, live television Webcasts, in-house produced shows and programs, and user-generated content; Focus.cn, a real estate Website that provides new home and existing home information for house seekers, homeowners, and potential property or household appliance buyers; and 17173.com, a news channel Website, as well as communication and community tools, such as micro-blogs, message boards, blogs, and e-mail services. Further, it provides sohu.com, a mass portal and online media destination; Sogou.com, a proprietary search engine; Sogou Browser; Sogou Web Directory, a Web directory navigation site; and Sogou Pinyin, a Chinese character input method software. The company was formerly known as Internet Technologies China Incorporated and changed its name to Sohu.com Inc. in September 1999. Sohu.com Inc. was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Beijing, the People’s Republic of China.