The analyst firm, Canalys, has revealed that Baidu is the second-largest vendor of smart speakers, ahead of Google, but behind Amazon. The news is interesting as Baidu only sells speakers in China.
After Google removed nearly 50 apps developed by Baidu-owned company, DO Global, a couple of days ago, the Chinese firm has published a public apology saying that it agrees with Google's decision.
Google has removed 46 apps from developer DO Global, a Chinese company partly owned by Baidu. An investigation had revealed that the company was using fraudulent ad tactics in its apps.
Baidu, China's Google, is set to launch a 14-seater bus in Chinese and Japanese cities. The Apolong was built by Baidu and bus-maker King Long and runs the open source Apollo software.
Baidu, better known for its search engine dominating the Chinese market, has announced two smart speakers this week. The Raven H and Raven R both have innovative designs with the latter able to dance.
An IQ test designed to test the artificial intelligence of search engines placed Google AI well above Bing and Siri, though its results are still only a little less than those of a six-year-old.
China Unicom, has raised $12 billion by selling shares to the likes of Alibaba and Tencent, as part of an effort aimed at increasing mixed-ownership of state-run companies by the Communist Party.
Andrew Ng, formerly of Baidu and co-founder of Coursera, has filed with the SEC to set up 'AI Fund'. He hopes that the fund will raise $150 million in order to help AI startups get off the ground.
The Cyberspace Administration of China is now investigating three social media companies in the country after it accused them of hosting illicit content including violence, terrorism, and rumours.
Microsoft and Baidu are working together "to take the technical development and adoption of autonomous driving worldwide", as part of the global Apollo alliance of over 50 companies.
Baidu will adopt Nvidia's Drive PX 2 autonomous vehicle platform and use next-generation Volta GPUs in its data centers. Nvidia's Shield TV will receive the Chinese company's DuerOS digital assistant.
Famous AI scientist, Andrew Ng, has announced his new startup this weekend. There aren't too many details just yet about deeplearning.ai but the official site suggests we could hear more in August.
From Google conspiracies and Pixel problems, to Scorpio on the Store, Nintendo's Switch, Apple's new old iPhone, and the astonishing Nokia 3310, it's our handy walkthrough of the week's top tech news.
The Chinese search giant has built on DeepMind's Wavenet and created a version of the algorithm that can be trained in a matter of hours and perform faster than real-time human speech.
After departing Microsoft last year, Qi Lu is now joining Chinese search giant Baidu as its Chief Operating Officer, overseeing its efforts to "become a world-class technology company leader in AI."
Microsoft is shutting down its MSN China web portal in June, but says it remains "deeply committed" to the country, offering Windows 10 and cloud services, and maintaining a major R&D center there.
The Chinese search engine giant, Baidu has come under fire after allegedly promoting an untested cancer treatment leading to a student's death. Authorities are currently investigating the matter.
Ford has been given a permit to drive an autonomous version of a Ford Fusion on Californian roads. This will let Ford test in snow and heavy rain which autonomous vehicles have a hard time with.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella welcomes touring Chinese delegation to Redmond and focuses on developing new technologies and strengthened relationships with Chinese partners including Xiaomi and Baidu.
In a recent partnership between Microsoft and companies in China, Baidu, a Chinese search and services company, is set to become the default search engine and homepage on Microsoft's browser, Edge.
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Images have shown up online showing off what appears to be the successor of the Lumia 1020, called RM-1052 the images show it from all angles with the inclusion of a camera 'hump'.
In an attempt to compete with its rivals, Chinese search giant Baidu hired Zhanq Yaqin, Microsoft's ex-vice president and ex-chairman of the firm's Asia-Pacific research and development group.
Russia and Turkey are receiving a different default engine to most WP8 handsets, with Yandex coming as standard on both. The partnership could help gain some control for Yandex within Turkey.
Microsoft is betting on a new strategy to help Bing gain marketshare in China: targeting the 5% of searchers that use English, a small but very valuable niche in a market dominated by Baidu.
China's largest search engine, Baidu, has experienced an unexpected growth in its strength during the third quarter of 2011. Baidu has recently focused more on providing e-commerce and videos, which seems to have struck home...
Baidu, China's predominant search engine has signed a deal with Microsoft's Bing to offer an English language search to Baidu's users. This comes as we've known for some time that Baidu has wanted to move...
Microsoft is on a crusade to make Bing a household name when it comes to searching. While it has recently paired up with Blackberry to become the default search and map provider, Microsoft may be...
The Business Insider is reporting that Facebook, the worlds most popular social network, has formed a deal which will see it partnered with the Chinese search engine company, Baidu, to form a new social site...
In 2008 the great firewall of China blocked the most popular social networking site in the world, Facebook. Later on, Google was blocked and since then, Google services have been fully blocked in mainland China....
As a new month begins, statistics from February begin rolling in. During the month of February, Bing was the only browser that gained some traction in the search engine realm, while Google, Yahoo, Ask Jeeves...
Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook and now Time’s Person of the Year 2010, wants to boldly go where few English-language social networks have gone before, China. According to the Guardian, Zuckerberg has been in meetings...
According to Reuters, Internet-users in China will be able to download for free approximately 350,000 licensed songs--soon to be more than a million--through Google. Not only will the Chinese be able to search for songs...
According to the International Federation of Phonographic Industries (IFPI), popular Chinese search engines Baidu.com and Sohu.com have been sued for aiding illicit online copying, in a move by the music industry to control piracy in...
According to previous reports, Baidu CFO Shawn Wang was planned to announce details of a European expansion for China's largest search engine at a London conference. Baidu.com has denied such claims saying there are no...