The short-video company handed out five rounds of virtual “red envelopes” during the live broadcast, totaling a record-breaking 1 billion yuan ($144 million)
Robin Li, the founder and CEO of Chinese search engine Baidu, said that artificial intelligence (AI) will innovate all kinds of industries, including Baidu’s search engine.
Search engine has always been an intense battleground for all tech giants. On December 11, Tencent upgraded the search function on its most popular product WeChat.
The National Industrial Information Security Development Research Center released the “Artificial Intelligence China Patent Technology Analysis Report”.
The top five smart speaker brands included Amazon (10.4 million units), Alibaba (3.9 million units), Baidu (3.7 million units), Google ( 3.5 million units) and Xiaomi (3.4 million units).
Southeast Asia, home to over 600 million people going through an economic and technological transformation akin to the one that China went through a decade ago, is a natural target for China’s tech titans.
Smart cities and smart transportation are what Chinese tech giants have been obsessed with since AI, 5G and IoT turned from hackneyed buzzwords to everyday reality.
Robotaxi, a fleet of 45 autonomous cars created by Baidu and FAW Group Corporation (FAW), started operation in certain areas of Changsha, the capital city of Hunan province.
Episode 52 of TechBuzz China is on a topic from back in August, when Kuaishou, Baidu, Tencent, and Capital Today invested a collective $434 million into the Q&A site Zhihu 知乎.
It has been slightly over two months since Didi’s autonomous driving division was spun off into an independent entity in an attempt to stimulate the company’s efforts in R&D and product application.
According to Tencent Technological News, Chinese group buying e-commerce platform Pinduoduo surpassed Baidu in market value, becoming the fifth largest Internet company in China.
Baidu, Inc, the company responsible for China’s leading internet search service among other things, has reported robust financial performance in the second quarter, beating estimates on revenue.
Chinese Quora-like website Zhihu completed a $450 million F-round funding led by popular Chinese short video platform Kuaishou and internet giant Baidu today, according to 36Kr.
On August 1, Bytedance posted a recruitment notice, announcing that their online search department is looking for new talent.
A tech company, with such massive influence and technological capabilities, should bear in mind its social responsibilities.