Here’s this week’s roundup of China tech stories.
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.
This week on TechBuzz China by Pandaily, co-hosts Ying-Ying Lu and Rui Ma look at the resignation of Baidu COO and tech genius Lu Qi and how the move brought tidal waves of speculations, commentary, and reactions to the Chinese tech world.
How does Robin Li view the past year? Baidu’s founder, chairman and CEO gave a detailed answer at the Geek Park Innovation Conference 2018.
Robin Li appeared on the cover of Time (Asia Edition). And the magazine cover photo was quickly spread in WeChat Moments on the early morning of January 19. This moment motivated Baidu, as this is the first time that a Chinese Internet entrepreneur has appeared on the cover of Time.
Xiaomi announced the launch of its IoT Developer Program and opened it on the morning of November 28. At the same time, Xiaomi reach cooperation with Baidu, and the two sides will jointly build the IoT+AI ecosystem.