Chinese search engine Baidu has been the king of China’s search game for a long time, since well before Google decided to leave the Chinese market. But given the similarities between their services an...
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.
Although it has only been around for a few decades, CCTV’s Spring Festival Gala has become as big a part of the holiday as dumplings or firecrackers for many people in China. In this age of television...
China’s top search engine is tracking Chinese New Year journeys and has created an amazing, real-time heat map showing the exodus from the major cities.
Chinese internet authorities have embarked on yet another campaign to force netizens to register online accounts using their real names.
The crackdown on China's web continues, with anime and gaming platforms feeling the sting of the Ministry of Culture's axe.
Baidu’s CarPlay will come with a range of Baidu services, incorporate free navigation, and support third-party apps.
Most users still use 4-inch devices with 800x480p resolution.
While Indonesia still has the lowest internet penetration, it already has the largest online population, indicating rapid future growth for its gaming industry.
Many of the of the world's most popular battery savers, speed boosters, and mobile browsers were created by China's legacy tech giants. What explains this?
Wanda Group's upcoming online-to-offline play is looking increasingly vague, and increasingly well-funded.
Chinese search giant Baidu has quietly launched a voice search app specially built for Android Wear smartwatches.
Wanda Group, the brick-and-mortar conglomerate that formed a US$814 million joint venture with Baidu and Tencent, bought a stake in online payment firm 99Bill.
The app, called Baidu Tianyan ("tianyan" could be translated as “eye in the sky”), will be familiar to anyone who uses FlightAware.
The research branch of the Chinese search giant claims to have developed technology that makes for better voice input.
Xiaomi is by far China’s most important tech company. Its founder embodies all of Silicon Valley’s greatest heroes, from Bill Gates to Steve Jobs to Elon Musk.
Beyond the financial input, Baidu will partner with Uber – which already operates in nine Chinese cities – to give it a much bigger audience in China.
Don't think Baidu will let China's overseas tourists use Google Maps.
Baidu is reportedly about to sink $600 million into Uber. But with the company embroiled in a safety scandal and PR faux pas, is this the kind of partnership Baidu really wants?