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Baidu's Facemoji Keyboard app crosses 30 million downloads

Facemoji Keyboard, Baidu's popular keyboard app that offers GIFs, emojis, stickers and more, has crossed 30 million downloads.

BlackBerry surges following Baidu deal for self-driving car tech

BlackBerry has reached a deal with Baidu, that will use QNX autonomous technology on its self-driving cars. Markets received the deal positively.


China's Google checks 3 billion 'fake news' claims every year

China’s biggest search engine, Baidu Inc, checks out 3 billion claims of fake news every year and works closely with government agencies to tackle an issue it calls a global challenge.

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

Baidu is trying to drive a recovery in its fortunes after a string of regulatory investigations last year hit profit. A sharper focus on mobile and artificial intelligence (AI) helped boost the firm in the latest quarter.

Microsoft cloud to help Baidu self-driving car effort

Microsoft's cloud computing platform will be used outside China for collaboration by members of a self-driving car alliance formed by Chinese internet search giant Baidu, the companies have announced. Microsoft is one of the 50 entities that have joined an Apollo alliance created by Baidu in April.

Baidu snags 50-plus partners for its Apollo driverless car

Baidu Inc. has enlisted more than 50 partners for its Apollo driverless project, signing up major players in areas from mapping and ride-sharing to automaking to aid the Chinese search giant’s foray into AI-powered vehicles.


Baidu's billionaire CEO envisions a spinoff of robot cars arm

Baidu is among Chinese corporations that’ve joined a race with Alphabet and Uber to develop autonomous driving, aiming for mass car production by 2021.

CEO of Baidu wishes to make electric cars, local SpaceX

China needs to put new regulations and financial subsidies in place to quicken the development of autonomous cars or risk getting left behind, says BAIDU CEO.

Baidu names former Microsoft executive as COO in artificial intelligence push

Qi Lu, who was an executive vice president at Microsoft and headed its unit in charge of Office, Bing and Skype until last September.

China's Baidu plans to produce driverless car by 2020

Baidu is intent on bringing self driving vehicles to market, to produce driverless cars by 2020