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.
A tech company, with such massive influence and technological capabilities, should bear in mind its social responsibilities.
The bottle of water doused on China’s search engine giant Baidu CEO’s head grabbed the headlines at Baidu’s annual AI conference. The suspect has been punished with administrative detention by police on July 4, one day after the incident.
Robin Li, the co-founder and CEO of Baidu, was elected as candidate of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) members or ‘academicians’ for his contributions to tech development, the government-backed institution announced on Apr. 30.
Despite the heavy smog, the Great Hall of the people, where the sessions took place was filled with proactive voices and new ideas. Every year, delegates, the elites from all walks of life gather together in the capital to discuss the country’s most pressing issues.