Posts Tagged: Baidu

Elsewhere in the world, Google reigns surpreme, but in China, search is dominated by a different name: Baidu. One of China’s earliest successful internet companies, Baidu has grown from just a search company into an internet behemoth with offerings ranging from music and video to cloud storage and antivirus software. And with the company now facing increased pressure from rivals and expanding into Southeast Asia, it’s an exciting time to be watching Baidu.


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Baidu dives into China’s mobile payments war, jabs Alibaba with launch of Baidu Wallet

Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU), the Chinese tech giant best known for its search engine, announced yesterday it will roll out a new mobile wallet app c...

  • April 16, 2014
  • at 12:21 pm
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Chinese travel sites boycott Malaysia Airlines ticket sales

As outrage grows over missing flight, Chinese websites ban Malaysia Airlines ticket sales

Two of China’s largest online travel booking sites have decided to banish Malaysia Airlines as anger grows over the lack of answers ab...

  • March 28, 2014
  • at 3:39 pm
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5 great browsers to replace your phone’s stock browser

When it comes to smartphones, many people have their preferred selection of apps that they download when first setting up a new phone. But o...

  • January 29, 2014
  • at 9:05 am
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Baidu launches search engine in Thailand, Brazil, and Egypt (Update: all taken offline)

Baidu, China’s top search engine, has quietly launched its search site over the weekend in Thailand, Brazil, and Egypt. The sites are loca...

  • January 27, 2014
  • at 11:50 am
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Baidu Browser goes after Indonesian users, places emphasis on speed (REVIEW)

Baidu Browser is quite speedy. Behind the scenes, the company’s HTML5-oriented T5 engine technology helps speed up surfing time by 30 perc...

  • January 23, 2014
  • at 4:30 pm
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Baidu’s image-recognition software isn’t perfect, but it’s super smart and will make you laugh

Baidu, the Chinese internet giant that made its name with search, just released an updated version of its Baidu Translate app yesterday for ...

  • January 21, 2014
  • at 9:00 pm
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10 highlights of Indonesia’s tech industry in 2013

Let’s look back at what the Indonesian tech industry went through last year. It’s not just a history lesson, as it also points the way f...

  • January 17, 2014
  • at 4:30 pm
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China’s 450 million online video viewers watch 5.7 billion hours of vids every month (INFOGRAPHIC)

When the hotly-anticipated third season of Sherlock returned to screens last week, there were only two places in the world where you could w...

  • January 7, 2014
  • at 3:45 pm
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How Baidu battled to diversify and stay relevant in 2013

Many Chinese tech giants continued to diversify beyond their flagship products in 2013, and Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU), best known for its search e...

  • December 30, 2013
  • at 5:12 pm
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Rumor roundup: a billion dollars worth of explosive tech mergers and acquisitions

Baidu wants to buy Ctrip, Flipkart wants to buy Myntra, and Softbank wants to buy Vodafone. Allegedly.

  • April 9, 2014
  • at 4:14 pm
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On pace with Alibaba and Tencent, Baidu will continue its acquisition spree in 2014

Baidu‘s (NASDAQ:BIDU) revenues rose 50.3 percent year-on-year last quarter to RMB 9.52 billion (US$1.55 billion), according to its la...

  • February 27, 2014
  • at 11:48 am
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Baidu's heat map shows massive Chinese New Year migration

Baidu uses data to track world’s largest human movement as Chinese New Year begins

Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) has launched a heat map of where Chinese travelers are heading to, coming from, and which routes are most popular dur...

  • January 27, 2014
  • at 12:15 pm
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Baidu acquires Nuomi

Baidu acquires remaining stake in Renren’s daily deals site

Back in August last year, Chinese search engine Baidu acquired the majority stake in Renren’s (NYSE:RENN) group buying site for $160 milli...

  • January 24, 2014
  • at 11:25 am
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China’s Baidu risks a backlash in Indonesia over photos of sexy girls

(Update #1: A Baidu Indonesia representative reached out to us and said that the girls’ pictures are but one of many features that Bai...

  • January 22, 2014
  • at 12:45 pm
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Baidu continues to invade Chinese living rooms with the release of this new music box

Baidu (NASDA: BIDU), the Chinese internet giant best known for its search engine, has recently unveiled its latest hardware product – ...

  • January 20, 2014
  • at 12:42 pm
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WeChat leaps into banking, lets users set up online investment fund

Tencent (HKG:0700) has just joined China’s personal finance race alongside Alibaba and Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) with the latest addition to Ch...

  • January 16, 2014
  • at 11:20 am
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Baidu vs Google in China

Baidu down, Qihoo up, Google dead: 2013 was a year of drama for China’s search engines

Baidu down; Qihoo up; Google dead. That’s the summary of what happened to search engines in China in 2013. It was a year of big and dr...

  • January 7, 2014
  • at 1:11 pm
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Baidu has snapped up the rival e-book platform for RMB 191.5 million, which is $31.3 million.

Baidu boosts e-books offering with $31 million acquisition of rival site

Chinese search engine giant Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) is wrapping up a year of big acquisitions with yet another buy-out. This time the target is ...

  • December 30, 2013
  • at 10:56 am
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