Posts Tagged: Baidu Maps

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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Despite $448 million deal, Tencent’s online maps won’t merge with Sogou, will be rebranded instead

Earlier this month Tencent announced that it would invest $448 million into former rival Sogou, merging the latter firm’s search technolog...

  • September 27, 2013
  • at 1:04 pm
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240 million people now use Baidu’s Android apps *UPDATED*

UPDATE: August 27, 2013 – Baidu’s second quarter report doesn’t actually disclose its own mobile app user numbers. Instead...

  • August 22, 2013
  • at 9:48 pm
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Baidu developers tools now in English

China’s Baidu Reaches Out to World, Makes Developer Tools Available in English

China’s leading search engine, Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU), is reaching out to developers around the world by making its cloud developer tools...

  • February 27, 2013
  • at 8:59 pm
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Baidu: More Than 30 Million NetDrive Users Have Their Heads in the Cloud

As with the late-arriving Google Drive, China’s Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) was a bit late to the cloud storage game, launching its consumer-o...

  • January 22, 2013
  • at 8:58 pm
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Google Maps App is Lost in China, Loses Half Market Share in Q3 [CHART]

It seems clear in which direction Google Maps is heading in China. Down. New stats for Q3 2012 for mobile maps app market share in the count...

  • November 6, 2012
  • at 12:15 pm
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Rumor: Baidu To Spin Off LBS Division As It Focuses on Local and Maps

With so many web searches being for local things [1], China’s Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) is rumored to be focusing more on location-based ser...

  • October 12, 2012
  • at 2:30 pm
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Baidu Maps Gets 8-Bit 3D Views, Makes Real Life Feel Like Sim City [UPDATED]

China’s biggest search engine, Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU), is hosting its annual Baidu World event today, so new features are being dished ou...

  • September 3, 2012
  • at 2:36 pm
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Google’s Loss is Baidu’s Gain as Google Maps Tanks in China [CHARTS]

Usage of Google Maps for mobile seems to be tanking in China. New data from Analysys International shows that Google’s (NASDAQ:GOOG) p...

  • August 13, 2012
  • at 9:50 pm
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12 essential apps for China travelers on a budget

Getting around in China can be tough for newcomers, and even tougher if you’re short on cash. As a fairly recent college graduate without ...

  • December 3, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
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Baidu Total View

Baidu rolls out a Google Street View clone for China

Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU), China’s top search engine, mentioned yesterday that it has 200 million daily active users this month on its Baidu...

  • August 23, 2013
  • at 9:20 pm
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Next Version of Baidu Maps Will Help You Find Your Friends

The next version of the Baidu Maps mobile apps will feature a useful new feature that will help you find your friends in real-time. In the p...

  • May 30, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Baidu mobile apps

Baidu Reaches 80 Million Mobile Apps Users, Reveals Full 2012 Financials

China’s top search engine Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) cranked out its full-year and Q4 2012 financial report yesterday. Before looking at the ...

  • February 5, 2013
  • at 5:25 pm
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Danger Maps Shows You How Safe Any Address in China Really Is

China can be a dangerous place to live. Sure, there’s not much in the way of violent crime, but the very air and water may be plotting...

  • November 13, 2012
  • at 11:00 pm
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China’s Baidu to Focus on Local and LBS, Says it Has 77 Million Online Maps Users

At an event in Beijing this morning, Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU), China’s biggest search engine, revealed that it has set up a dedicated locat...

  • October 17, 2012
  • at 2:20 pm
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Great Timing: As Apple Maps Suck Hard, Baidu Maps App Gets a Major Update

Just as everyone is talking about maps apps – to be precise, the ghost town nature of Apple’s lousy new offering – China&#...

  • September 24, 2012
  • at 11:50 am
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Qihoo 360 Fights Back, Banishes “Co-operation” with Baidu

And the battle rages on… Last night, Baidu redirected all its products’ webpages searched from Qihoo 360’s search engine to it...

  • August 29, 2012
  • at 3:19 pm
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Baidu Maps Launches on Windows Phone With a Killer Feature

Although Microsoft’s Windows Phone (WP) mobile OS seems to be only having modest success in China and around the globe, it has nonethe...

  • August 9, 2012
  • at 1:33 pm
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