Sohu.com Inc. provides online media, search, and game services on personal computers (PCs), mobile devices, and tablets in the People’s Republic of China. It operates brand advertising business that offers advertisements on its Websites to companies to enhance brand awareness; sohu.com, which provides online content, including news, entertainment, sports, automobile, business, and finance for various channels; m.sohu.com mobile portal and Sohu News APP, a mobile phone application; tv.sohu.com, which offers online video service; and Focus.cn that provides online real estate information. The company’s search and Web directory business provides Sogou Input Method software to input Chinese characters on PCs and mobile devices; Sogou browser; Sogou Web Directory, a Web directory navigation site for PCs; and Sogou Search, a proprietary search engine, as well as offers pay-for-click services and online marketing services for advertisers. In addition, its online game business offers interactive online games, mobile games, and Web games for game players. Further, the company’s platform channel business owns and operates various Web properties and software applications, including 17173.com, an information portal for game players; the wan.com Website, a game portal to collect Web games of third-party developers; RaidCall, which provides online music and entertainment services; and the Dolphin Browser, a gateway to a host of user activities on mobile devices. Additionally, its others business provides mobile-related services and mobile products, including short messaging services, ring back tones, and interactive voice response services to mobile phone users; Internet value-added services; and cinema advertising services. 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.