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.
China’s largest state-owned media group posted on its twitter account to welcome Google back in China, a signal that this time the global Internet giant might return for real.
Baidu released on August 1 its unaudited financial report for the second quarter of the 2018 fiscal year. Baidu’s total revenue grew 32 percent to reach 26 billion yuan ($60 billion), while its net profit grew 45 percent to reach 6.4 billion yuan.
China’s information authority released a list of top 100 Chinese Internet companies on July 27, ranking Alibaba, Tencent and Baidu, JD.com, and NetEase as the top five.
German premium automaker Daimler AG and China’s internet giant Baidu Inc. partner up to deepen their strategic ties in the areas of autonomous driving and vehicle connectivity.
Here’s this week’s roundup of China tech stories.