In episode 38 of TechBuzz China, co-hosts Ying-Ying Lu and Rui Ma dive into this year’s Battle of the Red Packets. The name refers to the custom of money-giving, which is an important part of the Chinese New Year experience.
Baidu Inc. came under intense fire by Chinese netizens for the past two days due to complaints of low quality services and manipulation of search results to give more exposure to its own Baijiahao services.
On Jan. 8, Baidu introduced Apollo Enterprise, a new brand for a suite of customizable autonomous driving and Internet of Vehicles (IoV) solutions for mass production vehicles at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.
In 2018, many Chinese tech companies expanded their overseas markets and showcased their efforts in going global.
On the morning of Jan. 2, the first working day of 2019 in China, Baidu CEO Robin Li sent out an internal letter announcing that Baidu’s 2018 revenue had officially exceeded 100 billion yuan ($14.5 billion).
Robin Li (Li Yanhong), CEO of China’s top search engine Baidu, has been ranked third on the list of “Top 10 Global AI Figures” released by the Chinese Harvard Business Review, the only Chinese business leader to be included on the rankings.
Baidu announced today at its annual flagship technology conference, Baidu World, the volume production plans of China’s first Level 4 (L4) Hongqi autonomous vehicles, in collaboration with automobile manufacturers, as well as its smart transportation solutions.
Baidu and Changsha, capital city of Hunan province, teamed up to build “an innovation model city of self-driving and cooperative vehicle-infrastructure” on Oct. 29.
China’s Internet giant Baidu, Inc. has joined the Partnership on AI (PAI), a US-led artificial intelligence (AI) ethnic group and become its first Chinese member.
Baidu Blockchain Lab, along with the Baidu Search Engine and the Baidu Institute of Marketing, released its first ever blockchain white paper, titled “Baidu Blockchain White Paper V1.0”. The document focused on XuperChain, Baidu’s proprietary blockchain network, and the commercial applications of Baidu’s blockchain technology.
Baidu and Intel co-launched an AI and 5G Mobile Edge Computing (MEC) innovation lab at Intel’s 5G Network Summit in Beijing.
According to Beijing Innovation Center for Mobility Intelligent, the Beijing Municipal Government issued license plates to seven companies on September 22 for street testings of autonomous vehicles.
On August 27 at the launching ceremony of GWM WEY VV6, tech giant Baidu and Chinese automaker Great Wall Motors (GWM) announced the intention to deepen research and development (R&D) in high-definition maps and autonomous cars on Baidu’s open platform Apollo.
Lu Qi, AI expert and former Chief Operating Officer of Baidu Inc., was named founder and Chief Executive Officer of Y Combinator China, signaling the Silicon Valley incubator’s ambition to expand its global operations.
Baidu announced on August 8th that DuerOS, its voice control operating system, has reached the install base of over 100 million, a major breakthrough for Baidu’s conversational AI platform.