Baidu

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

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NewsBytes Briefing: Facebook, Twitter remove Trump's misleading post, and more

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.

India begins questioning of owners of banned Chinese apps

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".

#TechBytes: Best alternatives to popular Chinese apps banned in India

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.

TikTok to SHAREit, Government of India bans 59 Chinese apps

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.

WeChat to TikTok, 52 'China-linked' apps red-flagged by Indian intelligence

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.

Satellite imagery of Wuhan suggests coronavirus started spreading in August

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.

Amid coronavirus outbreak, China resorts to online classes

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.

Why Google banned Chinese developer with 600 million app downloads

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.

Baidu to launch self-driving buses in Japan next year

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.

Chinese tech firms apologize for sexist job adverts

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.

Baidu's facial recognition reunites Chinese family after 27 years

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.

Google and Facebook are leading the online advertisement revolution

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.

China's Internet gets more shackles added to its existing burden

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.

China is bringing its own "censored" yet "in-depth" Wikipedia

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.