) is consulting with lawyers
regarding the workings of Qihoo 360's (QIHU
) new search engine, Chinese tech blogs report. It's unknown whether Baidu is seriously thinking of suing Qihoo, or just performing a normal check. Sohu's (SOHU
) Sogou unit has suggested there's a 38% match between Qihoo and Baidu's results. Baidu has sold off
on worries about the impact of Qihoo's search engine, whereas Qihoo shares (also benefiting from a strong Q2 report
) have soared this week.