Baidu

Tencent and Guangzhou team up to develop smart cars

Tencent will team up with Guangzhou Automobile Group to develop smart cars in the latest in a series of deals in which China’s big technology …

Car Tech

Baidu appoints Weibo's former CFO

Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) announces the appointment of Herman Yu as CFO effective immediately.<p>Last Friday, Weibo announced that Yu was stepping down as its …

Business

Is Baidu Dumping NVIDIA for AMD?

The advent of artificial intelligence (AI) and its mass adoption in the tech world has caused a paradigm shift that many companies are feeling -- <b>NVIDIA Corporation</b> (NASDAQ: NVDA) has been one of the greatest beneficiaries of these developments. Researchers quickly learned that the same …

Stocks

Chinese internet giant Baidu names former Weibo executive as its new finance officer

Chinese internet giant Baidu has appointed Herman Yu, a former executive of the Nasdaq-listed, Twitter-like service operator Weibo Corp, as its chief …

News (China)

Driverless Technology May Give Baidu $120 Billion Annual Revenue By 2021

An open technology ecosystem formed in April will speed up Baidu’s car-related AI development. It also enables Baidu to sell intermediary products …

Business

Baidu bets its future on AI revolution

Wei climbs into her car and tells it her destination. While the car manoeuvres through the morning traffic, her news app picks the stories she is …

Artificial Intelligence

Baidu, Jianghuai plan self-driving car production for 2019

Baidu (BIDU -0.9%) and Jianghuai Auto used an event to reveal plans for a self-driving car in mass production in the second half of 2019, according …

Business

Microsoft: FPGA Wins Versus Google TPUs For AI

The Microsoft Brainwave mezzanine card extends each server with an Intel Altera Stratix 10 FPGA accelerator, synthesized to act as a “Soft DNN Processing Unit,” or DPU, and a fabric interconnect that enables datacenter-scale persistent neural networks.<p>At the recent Hot Chips conference, three of …

Machine Learning

AMD and Baidu announce data center collaboration

Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ:AMD) and Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) announce a collaboration to use AMD Radeon Instinct GPUs in Baidu’s data centers.<p>“We are …

Business

AMD, Baidu in Data Center Chip Alliance | Investopedia

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD) has inked a partnership with China’s largest Internet search company, Baidu (BIDU), in which the latter will use …

Half of the top 10 employers of AI talent in China are American

China aims to become the world leader in artificial intelligence by 2030. If it succeeds, it will be in no small part thanks to the expertise developed by US firms operating in China.<p>Of China’s top 10 employers in AI, half are American, according to a report (link in Chinese) by LinkedIn’s China …

Machine Learning

Chinese search giant Baidu is searching for its next act

Bloomberg's Tim Culpan muses on the future of Chinese search giant Baidu, after the firm made official its sale of its home delivery business, Waimai.<p>…

Business

Baidu sells food delivery business to its rival Ele.me

The online food ordering-and-delivery market, once very hot, appears to be cooling down a little in China. Today Baidu, the country’s search giant, announced an exit from the business: Baidu has confirmed that it has sold its Xiaodu food delivery subsidiary (which operates under the Waimai brand) …

Startups

Baidu sells food-delivery unit to Alibaba-backed Ele.me

Alibaba-backed Chinese food delivery firm Ele.me will take over the food delivery unit of search engine giant Baidu in a deal that could be worth up …

Mobile

Baidu Spits Out Takeout Dining Service

<i>Bottom line: Baidu could announce a sale of its takeout dining unit to Ele.me by the end of the month, in a smart exit that will leave the industry</i> …

Business

WSJ: Baidu will sell takeout delivery unit this week

Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) will sell its takeout delivery service Waimai to Alibaba-backed competitor Ele.me, according to The Wall Street Journal.<p>Sources …

Business

Baidu to Sell its Food Delivery Service: Report | Investopedia

Baidu (BIDU), China's leading internet search company, is reportedly selling its takeout delivery service to Ele.me, the food delivery company, which …

Alibaba Group

Marketing to Chinese Tourists & travellers : the Ultimate Guide

<b>Do you need help for your Marketing to Chinese Tourists / travellers ? You want understand different strategies , ways to get Chinese Clients</b><p>With the …

China

Baidu given go-ahead for banking joint venture with Citic

China Citic Bank and Baidu have received regulatory approval for their joint venture lender to begin business operations, marking the latest foray …

News (China)

Baidu, China's top internet firm

Baidu's core search service has a wide moat.<p>The company is one of the global leaders in Artificial Intelligence development.<p>Momentum of the stock is …

Business

Ele.me may buy out Baidu’s food delivery business to get a leg up over rival Meituan-Dianping

Ele.me, the Chinese food delivery service backed by the world’s largest e-commerce operator Alibaba Group Holding, is poised to buy out smaller rival …

China

GCR - - China to launch fully autonomous car by 2020

China to launch fully autonomous car by 2020<p><b>16 August 2017 | By GCR Staff</b> 0 Comments<p>Baidu, China’s main internet search company, is planning to begin …

Fiat Chrysler

China's probe into Tencent, Baidu, Sina may be about politics, not cybersecurity

A cybersecurity investigation into three of China's most popular social media platforms may have nothing to do with alleged illegalities. Instead, …

China

Alibaba, Baidu, JD.com: Moody’s Wary on Finance Operations

China's internet stocks may be running hot but Moody's Investors Service has sounded a note of caution on the growth in their finance …

Finance

Chinese Tech Firms Could Be Hurt By Their Finance Arms: Moody's | Investopedia

Credit rating firm Moody’s Investors Service has issued a warning regarding the finance units of Chinese technology companies, saying the credit …

Financial Services

Microsoft to power Baidu’s self-driving project outside of China

Microsoft has agreed to power Baidu’s open source self-driving project outside of China, adding its Azure cloud infrastructure to the growing list of resources connected to the project.<p>Baidu announced its intention to open source the project, named Apollo, in April. It has since signed up leading …

Technology

China's censorship crackdown targets WeChat, Weibo, and Baidu

Chinese officials have begun investigations into content shared on the country’s largest social media platforms. The crackdown comes as part of China’s new censorship laws. WeChat, a messaging platform with over a billion users, is at the heart of the sweep, along with networks run by Baidu and …

China

China targets social media giants over 'rumors' and 'porn'

Some of China's biggest tech companies are in trouble with the country's powerful internet regulator over activity on their social media platforms.<p>The Cyberspace Administration of China said it's investigating Tencent, the owner of the country's biggest messaging app; Baidu, the dominant Chinese …

Technology

Brief: WeChat, Weibo, and Baidu caught in Chinese government cybersecurity probe

Photo credit: Copyright: tangducminh / 123RF Stock Photo.<b>The news (extracted from</b> <b>Reuters</b><b>)</b>:• China’s Cyberspace Administration says it is investigating …

China

Tencent tumbles on China Internet crackdown

China’s online watchdog has launched an investigation into reports of multiple violations at news services run by Tencent, Baidu and Weibo, as the …

China