Baidu

Baidu chips in for $105M investment round in Chinese ride-hailing app

Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) was among the investors in a $105M round into Chinese ride-booking company Shouqi Limousine & Chauffeur.<p>Shouqi was valued at …

Business

Baidu to begin small-scale production of fully automative vehicles next year

The Chinese technology giant said it will start small-scale production and trial operations of driverless minibuses from July 2018 ahead of mass …

Technology

Baidu’s dancing answer to Alexa

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Startups

Cars and speakers: Baidu speeds up AI progress

A driverless car named "Apollo" is displayed at the annual Baidu World Technology Conference in Beijing on November 16, 2017. Photo: Fred Dufour / AFP<p>…

News (South Africa)

China’s Baidu just announced the strangest smart speakers

Chinese internet Baidu is widely-credited for being one of the first to dive deep into artificial intelligence, hiring Coursera co-founder Andrew Ng (who has since departed) to lead its efforts back in 2014.<p>Surprisingly, then, it has taken the company until today to release its own smart home …

Technology

Baidu unveils a smart home speaker

The battle for AI-enabled smart speakers is also being waged in China, with Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) introducing its Raven H, which will go on sale in …

Business

Baidu Raven H Smart Speaker Features A Colorful Design (Video)

Baidu is the last company to launch a smart speaker with their new Baidu Raven H. As we can see from the photos the company has gone for a different …

Smart Speaker

Baidu World 2017 Kicks Off in Beijing

November 16th, 2017, 1:53 AM UTC<p>Chinese tech remains very much in the headlines. Baidu CEO Robin Li is to deliver a key note speech where he's …

Business

Mozilla Drops Yahoo For Google As Default Search Provider In Firefox

Three years ago, Mozilla dropped Google as the default search provider in their popular web browser, Firefox. Well, now that Yahoo is no longer …

Google

Baidu Ad Revenue Surged. Thanks Alibaba!

Chinese Internet search provider Baidu (BIDU) said its advertising revenue surged 120% Nov. 11 -- compared to the same day one year ago -- as online …

Alibaba Group

Baidu’s bold new AI hardware: A dancing home robot and a crazy colorful smart speaker

Chinese search giant Baidu is making its boldest move yet into artificial intelligence, unveiling a new line of AI-powered hardware called “Raven” — …

Science

Sexist self-driving car ad says the biggest benefit of AI is keeping women from driving

Chinese search giant Baidu has a self-driving car project in development that aims to put its autonomous driving platform into vehicles as early as …

Transportation

Baidu enters China’s smart home device market as part of push to profit from AI

Baidu, China’s dominant search engine operator, unveiled on Thursday a voice-activated smart speaker, the company’s first entry into the country’s …

News (China)

Baidu to Release Voice Data for AI

Baidu will release three large datasets of spoken Chinese as part of its open effort to rally developers around its DuerOS services.

Artificial Intelligence

Baidu Releases Mobile App Data, Insights From White Paper

Searches and spending habits via smartphone seem to be on the rise, according to a white paper released from Baidu on Friday.<p>Josh Fenn, senior …

Mobile

What do you need to know about Chinese search engine Sogou?

<b>A few days ago, the news emerged that Chinese search engine</b> <b>Sogou</b><b> (</b><b>搜狗</b><b>) is aiming to raise up to $585 million in a U.S. Initial Public Offering.</b>Sogou, …

SEO

Keep Calm and Buy Baidu's Post-Earnings Dip

Baidu’s guidance isn’t as bad as it looks.<p>Shares of <b>Baidu</b> (NASDAQ:BIDU) recently fell after the company posted mixed third-quarter earnings and …

Stocks

Baidu's Return to Growth Continues

Baidu beat the top end of its own guidance and analyst estimates as well. So why is the stock falling?<p>Chinese search giant <b>Baidu, Inc.</b> (NASDAQ:BIDU) …

Stocks

Baidu: Market Makes A Mistake

Baidu plunged following concerns around revenue growth.<p>The market misunderstood the forecast and impacts of disposed businesses.<p>Surging earnings will …

Markets

Baidu: Hello to $305 & Adieu to the Rest!

Shares of Chinese internet search giant <b>Baidu</b> (BIDU) tumbled in October ahead of third-quarter results, but some investors are returning with renewed …

Markets

Baidu profits up in Q3 as mobile continues to boost revenues

Chinese internet giant Baidu has reported net income of RMB 7.9bn ($1.2bn) for Q3 2017, a 156% increase year-on-year.<p>Baidu’s total revenues increased …

Technology

Baidu teams with ride-hailing service to fast track self-driving cars

If Chinese search giant Baidu is going to fulfill its dreams of building a self-driving car platform, it needs maps accurate enough that vehicles can safely get from point A to point B. Thankfully, it has a solution: the company has just forged a partnership with the state-backed ride-hailing …

Tech Trends

Baidu jumps further into driverless cars

Shouqi Limousine & Chauffeur, a car-hailing operator, and Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) are partnering to develop driverless vehicles, including software, …

Business

China's Baidu teams up with Shouqi on driverless cars: Xinhua

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese search engine giant Baidu and Shouqi Limousine & Chauffeur, a car-hailing operator, are joining up to develop driverless …

Stock Markets

Baidu, Shouqi Limousine & Chauffeur to develop driverless cars - Xinhua

BEIJING, Oct. 28 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Internet giant Baidu and Shouqi Limousine & Chauffeur, an online car rental company, have entered a strategic …

News (China)

Baidu After Q3 - The Market's Reaction Doesn't Make Much Sense

Baidu's Q3 earnings release led to a dip in the stock price that I would define irrational at best.<p>The quarter was very strong and there was nothing …

Business

China’s Baidu stumbles in getting back to basics

Relapse<p>Investors wiped $10 bln from the web giant’s market value after it forecast disappointing sales for the rest of 2017. Baidu has cut costs and …

Markets

Open source Apollo speeds up Baidu's self-driving software development

The Chinese technology company announced version 1.0 of its open-source Apollo software in July. Three months later it's up to version 1.5.<p>In July, Chinese technology company Baidu made its Apollo 1.0 self-driving car software available as open source on Github, using the Apache/BSD license. By Day …

Technology

Baidu Growing Again Isn't Enough

China's online search leader lands at the high end of its top-line guidance for the third quarter, but its guidance leaves the market …

Stocks

Baidu reports Q3 rev. of $3.53B, issues Q4 guidance of $3.34B vs. $3.52B est.; stock down 9%