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  1. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Microsoft’s man in China defects to search powerhouse Baidu

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 04:12am by BIEN PEREZ, SUE SU XINQI

    ... Bien Perez and Sue Su Xinqi Blow to US tech giant as Zhang Yaqin moves to online search powerhouse Microsoft's man in China joins Baidu Zhang Yaqin, the man who helped build Microsoft's biggest technology research operation outside of the United States, is leaving the software giant to join Chinese online search powerhouse Baidu. Sources close to Baidu said Zhang would ...

  2. News - China - TECHNOLOGY

    Baidu's 'smart' chopsticks take stab at food safety

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 08:17pm by Adrian Wan, James Griffiths

    ... Adrian Wan in Beijing and James Griffiths Tech giant says prototype can warn diners if food made with 'gutter oil' Baidu takes stab at food safety with chopsticks They're thin, smart and possibly a weapon in the war for food quality control on the mainland. Search engine Baidu yesterday unveiled a prototype of a pair of smart chopsticks that the company said ...

  3. Business - Companies - INTERNET

    Baidu buys app store to boost its mobile armoury

    Posted Jul 16th 2013, 01:12pm by Sophie Yu and Bien Perez

    ... Sophie Yu and Bien Perez Firm pays US$1.9 billion for app store 91 Wireless in move that reflects the scramble for assets among the mainland's cash-rich internet players Baidu bolsters mobile armoury Baidu, owner of the mainland's most popular internet search engine, is buying application store 91 Wireless for US$1.9 billion, the company's biggest acquisition ...

  4. Lifestyle - Technology

    Search websites diversify in scope and learn to coexist with Google

    Posted Oct 02nd 2014, 04:54pm by Jamie Carter

    ... most notably Baidu. "The biggest threats come from regional giants like Baidu, content-specific services such as Skyscanner or Tripadvisor, real-time search networks like Twitter, ... alone, but each might chip away at small corners of the behemoth's extensive reach." Baidu- which dominates search on the mainland (where Google is banned) at about 63 per cent- claims ...

  5. Lifestyle - Technology - START-UPS

    Start-ups in Asia: Slowly bridging the gap to Silicon Valley

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 03:52pm by Terence Lee

    ... of innovation, Asia is closing the gap. Fritz Demopoulos, co-founder and former CEO of Qunar, a travel search site partially owned by Baidu, called China an anchor market similar to the United States. He ...

  6. Lifestyle - Technology - MOBILE TECHNOLOGY

    A made-in-China operating system rises to take on Android and iOS

    Posted Jan 21st 2014, 11:22am by Jeremy Blum

    ... websites such as Sina Weibo and Baidu. Since news of the operating system first broke, there has been no official word on when China’s mobile device manufacturers will adopt it for mainstream use. ...

  7. Business - Companies

    Tencent denies report of Singapore IPO for WeChat spin-off

    Posted Aug 13th 2013, 02:13pm by Reuters

    ... as it and other Chinese Internet companies such as Alibaba Group and Baidu Inc try to broaden their revenue streams. With more than 300 million users in China, WeChat- which is similar to WhatsApp ...

  8. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Apple's delay in mainland launch for CarPlay could benefit rival platforms

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 11:36am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... CarPlay's entry to the mainland car market would ultimately "depend on its success in supporting local apps", such as those from search engine Baidu and review site Dianping.com which ...

  9. News - China

    For Xiaomi, it’s what’s on the inside that counts

    Posted Aug 16th 2013, 03:37pm by Reuters

    ... for the Apple comparisons to end and the rivalry with local tech giants Alibaba, Baidu and Tencent to start. Xiaomi currently makes around 20 million yuan (HK$25.38 million) a month in revenue from its ... largest internet company by revenue, has a market capitalisation of US$88.6 billion. Baidu, the owner of the country’s biggest search engine, is worth US$49.5 billion while the impending IPO ...

  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Chinese directors find greater freedom online making micro movies

    Posted Jan 09th 2014, 09:33pm by Adrian Wan

    ... about 4,000 micro movies were released in 2012, with the bulk of content appearing on the country's top three video sharing sites- Youku Tudou, Iqiyi (which is owned by Baidu) and Sohu. ... topics such as LGBT issues or, more typically, featuring scantily clad women. In fact, half of the top 10 micro movies on Baidu are about women in the modelling industry or sex trade. At the top ...




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