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2014-07-02 08:29:48

BEIJING, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There are signs indicating that Chinese Internet users might be the very first group of people to truly reap the benefits of artificial intelligence. The Singularity Is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology, written by Ray Kurzweil, painted us a picture of artificial intelligence. Kurzweil describes his law of accelerating returns which predicts an exponential increase in technologies; in the book he says this will lead to a technological...

baidu hires Andrew Ng for AI center
2014-05-17 04:58:50

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Baidu, the most popular Chinese-language online search provider, has announced plans to open up a new artificial intelligence center in the heart of Silicon Valley, and has tapped “Google Brain” founder and Stanford University AI Lab director Andrew Ng to lead the division. According to Paul Mozur and Rolfe Winkler of the Wall Street Journal, Ng – the man who helped Google set-up its program to replicate the human brain...

2014-05-16 12:30:48

SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIDU), the leading Chinese language Internet search provider, today announced the appointment of pioneering Artificial Intelligence (AI) researcher Andrew Ng as Chief Scientist of Baidu. Mr. Ng will lead Baidu Research, with labs in Beijing and Silicon Valley. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081103/BAIDULOGO Baidu made the announcement at the grand opening of its U.S. R&D Center in Sunnyvale,...

Two Chinese Internet Powerhouses Strike Partnership
2012-07-31 14:34:18

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Two of China's Internet giants are teaming up to share mobile search results and content between their platforms. Baidu, the country's main search engine, is partnering with Sina, which run's the country's most popular micro-blogging social network service. Under the deal, Sina plans to integrate Baidu search into its mobile site, while Baidu will have a cloud service with Sina's preinstalled social network app, Weibo. The...

2011-07-08 03:15:00

BEIJING, July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Baidu, Inc. (the "Company") (NASDAQ: BIDU), the leading Chinese language Internet search provider, today announced the realignment of four main business functions: Sales, Commercial Operations, User Products and Technologies, and Commercial Products and Technologies. Baidu will implement an executive rotational program to promote management innovation and efficiency. "With the development and rising complexity of Baidu's business, promoting...

2010-12-20 09:00:00

Photos leaked on the Internet show that Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was in China on Monday meeting with the chief of that country's largest search engine, leading to speculation that the 26-year-old was there in an attempt to stop the blocking of his popular social networking website. The pictures show Zuckerberg, who recently was named the Time Magazine Person of the Year for 2010, meeting with Baidu head Robin Li. Baidu spokesman Kaiser Kuo told AFP that the two met and had lunch...

Word of the Day
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.