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Baidu hires Weibo CFO Herman Yu as finance chief amid AI push

Baidu hires Weibo CFO Herman Yu as finance chief amid AI push

The appointment of Herman Yu, Weibo`s CFO since 2015, sees Baidu stalwart Jennifer Li step down as CFO after almost a decade in the role to become a senior adviser to Baidu`s top management, the company said in a statement.

Sep 18, 2017, 10:10 AM IST
Xiaomi gains new $1 billion loan to drive retail push, expansion overseas

Xiaomi gains new $1 billion loan to drive retail push, expansion overseas

It follows a three-year $1 billion syndicated loan in 2014.

Jul 28, 2017, 10:47 AM IST

Chinese censors scrub emoji tributes to Nobel winner

China's censors raced today to scrub social media networks of candles, RIP and other tributes to Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo as they seek to silence discussion about the prominent dissident's death.

Jul 14, 2017, 12:40 PM IST
Baidu to launch self-driving car technology in July

Baidu to launch self-driving car technology in July

Baidu Inc said on Tuesday it would launch its self-driving car technology for restricted environment in July before gradually introducing fully autonomous driving capabilities on highways and open city roads by 2020.

Apr 19, 2017, 11:55 AM IST

Chinese search engine under probe for advertising gambling

Chinese search engine giant Baidu is being investigated for allegedly advertising gambling websites, the country's cyberspace regulator said.

Jul 19, 2016, 16:11 PM IST
Amazon is now world's smartest company

Amazon is now world's smartest company

Amazon has grabbed the top spot in MIT`s annual list of the world`s smartest companies of 2016.

Jul 01, 2016, 18:35 PM IST
Facebook wins trademark case in China

Facebook wins trademark case in China

Facebook has warded off a threat by a Chinese firm to use its famous name for a refreshing beverage after a Beijing court ruled in favour of the US social networking giant in a rare trademark case.

May 09, 2016, 15:17 PM IST

Baidu launches platform for advertisers, publishers in India

Leading Chinese language internet search provider Baidu on Thursday launched its advertising network "DU Ad Platform" for advertisers and publishers in India.

Mar 03, 2016, 15:01 PM IST
Baidu faces punishment over porn, fake adverts

Baidu faces punishment over porn, fake adverts

 Baidu, China's top search engine, is facing punishment over forums containing pornography, libelous posts, and adverts for unlicensed hospitals.

Jan 17, 2016, 10:01 AM IST

China's Baidu builds empire with music, Amazon deals

Chinese Internet giant Baidu announced two deals linked to the entertainment industry

Dec 06, 2015, 22:46 PM IST

China search giant Baidu plans to open online bank

China's main search engine Baidu plans to launch an online bank with financial services group Citic, the two companies said today, as the Internet firm seeks to compete with rivals moving into banking.

Nov 18, 2015, 17:57 PM IST

China search giant Baidu plans to open online bank

Baidu is often portrayed as the Chinese equivalent of Google.

Nov 18, 2015, 16:22 PM IST

Baidu updates its Android app store in Hindi

China's leading Internet search providing firm Baidu on Monday launched an updated version of its third-party Android app store - MoboMarket 3.0 - in Hindi to cater to the growing Indian user-base.

Nov 09, 2015, 21:35 PM IST

Uber raises $1.5 bn for Chinese branch: Source

Uber, the app-based car service has raised $1.2 billion to keep expanding Uber China, a source close to the efforts said.

Sep 08, 2015, 17:09 PM IST

China's web giant Baidu to launch driverless car

China's web service giant Baidu is set to launch its self-driving car in the second half of this year, media reported on Tuesday.

Jun 09, 2015, 17:06 PM IST

Daimler teams up with China's Baidu in connected cars drive

Daimler and Baidu announced their tie-up on Monday at consumer electronics show CES in Shanghai.

May 25, 2015, 21:05 PM IST
Baidu revenue falls short of estimates as customers go mobile

Baidu revenue falls short of estimates as customers go mobile

Mobile revenue represented 42 percent of total revenue, up from 36 percent in the third quarter, Baidu said.

Feb 12, 2015, 08:39 AM IST

China's Baidu invests in controversial taxi app Uber

Chinese search engine Baidu, the country's equivalent of Google, announced Wednesday it has bought a stake in Uber for an undisclosed sum, as the controversial US web-based taxi app seeks to expand into an already crowded market.

Dec 17, 2014, 19:33 PM IST

Chinese internet giant Baidu to invest $600mn in under fire Uber

According to Tech Crunch, a Baidu spokesperson confirmed that the company has arranged a press conference for next week when it will announce "an investment in and strategic cooperation deal with a prominent US-based startup."

Dec 13, 2014, 13:44 PM IST

China's Baidu to invest in taxi app Uber: Report

Chinese search engine Baidu, the country's equivalent of Google, will make a strategic investment of up to USD 600 million in the popular but controversial US taxi app Uber, state media said on Friday.

Dec 12, 2014, 21:01 PM IST