Baidu is a Chinese multinational technology company specializing in Internet-related services and products, and artificial intelligence. Its headquarter is in Beijing’s Haidian district. It is one of the largest AI and internet companies in the world, Baidu was started on 18th January, 2000. Many global leaders like Microsoft, Intel, Nvidia, Daimler AG, ZTE, Ford, Hyundai and Honda have joined Baidu's Apollo Project
06 Aug 2020
NewsBytes Briefing: Facebook, Twitter remove Trump's misleading post, and more
In the updates since last night, both Facebook and Twitter launched a crackdown on a misleading post from US President Donald Trump.
16 Jul 2020
India begins questioning of owners of banned Chinese apps
Late last month, India's Information Technology Ministry banned 59 Chinese applications, deeming them "prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defense of India, security of state and public order".
30 Jun 2020
#TechBytes: Best alternatives to popular Chinese apps banned in India
Amid heightened tensions along the LAC, the Government of India has taken the decision to ban as many as 59 'unsafe' Chinese applications.
29 Jun 2020
TikTok to SHAREit, Government of India bans 59 Chinese apps
Amid heightened tensions along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), the Government of India has taken the decision to ban 59 Chinese smartphone apps with immediate effect.
17 Jun 2020
WeChat to TikTok, 52 'China-linked' apps red-flagged by Indian intelligence
As many as 52 'China-linked' apps, including some popular ones, have been deemed unsafe by Indian intelligence agencies.
09 Jun 2020
Satellite imagery of Wuhan suggests coronavirus started spreading in August
The COVID-19 pandemic, which has wreaked havoc all over the globe, may have actually started much earlier than currently thought.
17 Feb 2020
Amid coronavirus outbreak, China resorts to online classes
The outbreak of coronavirus has hit all aspects of daily life in China, including the education system.
28 Apr 2019
Why Google banned Chinese developer with 600 million app downloads
In a major move, Google has launched a crackdown against DO Global, a popular Chinese app developer.
09 Jul 2018
Baidu to launch self-driving buses in Japan next year
Chinese internet giant Baidu has announced a new partnership with SB Drive, a subsidiary of Japan's SoftBank.
25 Apr 2018
Chinese tech firms apologize for sexist job adverts
Chinese tech firms are under scanner after a recent Human Rights Watch (HRW) report slammed them over gender-discriminatory job ads.
11 May 2017
Baidu's facial recognition reunites Chinese family after 27 years
Sources have now revealed that Baidu's facial recognition software helped reunite a Chinese family after 27 years.
09 May 2017
Google and Facebook are leading the online advertisement revolution
The world is on the Internet and, therefore, the advertisements are following suit.
08 May 2017
China's Internet gets more shackles added to its existing burden
China already has a strongly fortified Internet firewall in place to block elements that the government considers to be a misfit in their present scheme of things.
03 May 2017
China is bringing its own "censored" yet "in-depth" Wikipedia
The current condition of Wikipedia in China is quite bizarre, it works fine when someone searches generic stuff, but when sensitive words like "Dalai Lama" and "Xi Jinping" come up, it just shuts down.