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2014-09-10 00:21:45

BEIJING, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Baidu (Nasdaq: BIDU), the leading Chinese language Internet search provider, today announced the appointment of Dr. Ya-Qin Zhang as president, in charge of new business, effective immediately. Zhang will report to Robin Li, Baidu's chairman and chief executive officer. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081103/BAIDULOGO Prior to joining Baidu, Zhang served as Microsoft's corporate vice president and chairman of Microsoft's Asia R&D...

2014-08-29 08:27:08

SHENZHEN, China, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wanda Group, Baidu and Tencent announced today at a signing ceremony held in Shenzhen, that they will establish the "Wanda E-commerce Company", a Hong Kong registered joint venture. The JV will invest initial capital of RMB 5 billion (US$814 million), with Wanda Group holding 70% equity, while Baidu and Tencent each own a 15% stake respectively. Wanda Group Chairman Wang Jianlin, Baidu, Inc. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Robin Li...

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...

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