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 to Buy Mobile Platform Operator 91 Wireless for $1.9 Billion

How serious is Baidu about mobile? Serious enough to spend $1.9 billion on mobile technology company 91 Wireless, apparently. Baidu announce...

  • July 16, 2013
  • at 9:57 am
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Is Baidu About to Boost its Video Site By Launching a Smart TV?

Baidu’s (NASDAQ:BIDU) video streaming site iQiyi – already boosted by the recent $370 million acquisition of a rival – mig...

  • July 9, 2013
  • at 9:57 pm
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Did Sogou Just Break 10% of China’s Search Market?

Did Sogou just quietly break 10 percent of China’s search engine market? That’s what data tracking firm CNZZ says; according to ...

  • July 4, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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Kissinger’s visit to Baidu

Forget Nixon in China, Here’s Kissinger in Baidu

This definitely isn’t Henry Kissinger’s first trip to China. The former US Secretary of State is back in the capital and has jus...

  • June 28, 2013
  • at 4:26 pm
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$1 Billion US IPO Coming Soon for China’s Qunar?

$1 Billion US IPO Coming Soon for China’s Qunar?

Would you buy stock in Qunar? Soon, you might get the chance. TechWeb reports a source in investment circles as saying that assuming the mar...

  • June 25, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Baidu Takes Another Swipe at Qihoo, Launches Baidu Guard

Earlier this week, Baidu launched its Chinese antivirus suite, taking a strong step directly into Qihoo 360′s territory. Yesterday, th...

  • June 22, 2013
  • at 3:08 am
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Baidu and Tencent Thought to be Vying to Acquire Mobile Antivirus Expert

Antivirus products and services have been a renewed battleground in China in the past couple of years, enveloping several of the country’s...

  • May 20, 2013
  • at 11:38 am
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Baidu, Qihoo, and Tencent Fighting to Acquire Sogou

Rumor: Baidu, Qihoo, and Tencent Fighting to Acquire Sogou

Boy, there are a lot of acquisition rumors flying around in the Chinese press these days! First there was the rumored Alibaba investment in ...

  • May 9, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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China’s Baidu Just Made its First (Very Stealthy) Move into Indonesia

While we were doing our usual browsing of the web we stumbled on something very interesting: a new site by China’s Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) tha...

  • May 8, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
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Sogou Launches New Wiki-Encyclopedia: Sogou Baike

After staying quiet for quite some time, Sogou has been on the warpath this year. In March, the company launched a very cool new product tha...

  • July 12, 2013
  • at 2:21 am
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Baidu vs Google in China

These Two Graphs Show Painful Drops for Google and Baidu in China Search Engine Market

Now that it’s July we have market share data for China’s hard-fought search engine sector. The industry was reinvigorated last A...

  • July 4, 2013
  • at 8:30 pm
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Baidu, Qihoo, and Tencent Fighting to Acquire Sogou

Sogou Denies Rumors of Sale to Qihoo 360

Rumors have been floating around for a while now that big companies like Baidu and Qihoo have been looking to acquire China’s third-pl...

  • July 3, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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Baidu Cloud Breaks 70 Million Users, Growing at 200k Users a Day

At an open media event yesterday, Chinese search giant Baidu shared some pretty impressive numbers about Baidu Cloud. The cloud platform, wh...

  • June 27, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
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Shots Fired: China’s Coming Internet Wars

Shots Fired: China’s Coming Internet Wars

Last week was a fascinating one for China internet watchers because it saw what look to be the first sparks in a new flare-up of the ongoing...

  • June 24, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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Baidu Antivirus Launched, Qihoo 360 Facing Increased Competition in Web and Mobile Security

Baidu Antivirus Launched, Qihoo 360 Facing Increased Competition in Web and Mobile Security

On Tuesday, Baidu finally publicly launched what many have interpreted as the latest salvo in the company’s ongoing battle with Qihoo ...

  • June 20, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Tech Execs Deflect, But Don’t Directly Deny, Rumors of Sogou Acquisition

Rumors have been swirling for several weeks now of an acquisition deal for Sohu search and input method subsidiary Sogou, with Baidu, Qihoo,...

  • May 17, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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China’s Top 3 Most Profitable Web Companies

China’s Top 3 Most Profitable Web Companies

The companies that make the list of China’s top tech earners shouldn’t come as much of a surprise — the same players ̵...

  • May 9, 2013
  • at 8:30 am
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Baidu Acquires PPS for $370 Million, Claims It’s Now China’s Biggest Video Platform

Well, the rumors are true. Chinese search company Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) announced today that it has acquired PPS.tv’s streaming video se...

  • May 7, 2013
  • at 9:09 am
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