Baidu is a poorly-executed search engine. But with both government regulations handcuffing its development and lack of competition in China, …
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group realized USD11 billion mobile advertising revenue in 2016, accounting for 40.3% market share in the …
Chinese search engine company Baidu published its unaudited financial report for the first quarter ended March 31, 2016, stating that …
Chinese Internet and mobile Internet security company Cheetah Mobile announced a strategic deal with Yahoo for mobile search and native advertising platform partnerships. With the cooperation, Cheetah Mobile will integrate Yahoo’s “search in Apps” function into its various products, which will allow its users to enjoy Yahoo’s latest Buzz search tool as well as other […]
Chinese search engine company Baidu reportedly plans to acquire a controlling stake in Mydala.com, a leading e-commerce platform for discounted products in India. According to reports in Indian local media, Baidu expressed an intention to acquire a majority stake in Mydala.com and the investment can reach up to USD100 million, which is about CNY630 million. […]
After dancing around each other for years, a deal today marries two of China’s top travel websites. Chinese travel company Ctrip.com International, Ltd. completed a share exchange transaction with search engine Baidu, Inc. in which Baidu has exchanged 178,702,519 Class A ordinary shares and 11,450,000 Class B ordinary shares of Qunar Cayman Islands Limited beneficially […]
Chinese search engine company Baidu is rumored to be talking with U.K. digital sports media group Perform Group to establish a joint venture in China. Perform’s core business is purchasing digital copyrights of various high-level sports events, displaying those events on online with its powerful digital editing capacity, and attracting money with its traffic. In […]
Chinese search engine company Baidu announced that they will acquire a controlling stake in popIn, a native advertising company in Japan. According to the terms of the transaction, popIn’s existing management team will be able to independently operate its businesses within the enterprise architecture of Baidu. On the completion of the acquisition, Baidu’s advertising platform […]
Guiyang-headquartered Longmaster Information & Technology Company Limited has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Baidu to establish an Internet medical platform. With the strategic partnership, the two parties will also strive to improve awareness of Internet hospital brands and explore the value of medical big data. Using data from the hospital resources, Longmaster and Baidu […]
Online content recommendation company Taboola has gained a strategic investment infusion from Chinese search engine company Baidu.com. The two parties plan to introduce Taboola’s content recommendation services into the Chinese market. Taboola just completed its series E financing of USD117 million in February 2015. The new investment from Baidu further proves the industry’s confidence in […]
Following several years’ operation in the Japanese market, Chinese search engine company Baidu announced a decision to close its Japanese search engine service Baidu.jp. A spokesperson from Baidu confirmed that the Japanese search engine has been shut down. However, the spokesperson quoted in local Chinese media said they will not rule out the possibility to […]
Chinese search engine company Baidu announced in Tianjin that the company’s developer start-up center in the city has been formally established. This is Baidu’s newest regional start-up center following those already operational in Chengdu and Xiamen. This new Tianjin Baidu developer start-up center is located in Hongqiao district. With an office area of over 3,000 […]
Chinese search engine company Baidu announced that the company has signed an agreement with Renren.com to acquire an additional stake in Nuomi.com held by Renren, making Nuomi.com a fully-owned subsidiary of Baidu. The deal is expected to be closed in the first quarter of 2014. In Mandarin Chinese, “nuomi” means “sticky rice”. Launched on June […]
Singapore video service provider Viki has formed a partnership with Chinese search engine Baidu. Headquartered in Singapore, Viki hails itself as the “Hulu outside America”. In September 2013, the company was acquired by the Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten for USD200 million. Viki is mainly engaged in providing high-quality movies and TV programs. With the help […]
Chinese lifestyle service provider Ganji.com has joined the project named Openmap on Baidu’s location-based service platform. With this move, users will be able to gain various lifestyle service information from Baidu maps and Ganji.com, including recruitment information, real estate data, express delivery, and wedding arrangements. Baidu LBS recently launched this new Openmap project to developers. […]
Google announced that John Liu, Google’s head of Greater China and global vice president, will soon depart the company, and his role will be taken over by Scott Beaumont, who leads Google’s partnerships business in Europe, in August 2013.
Tang Xing, chief technology officer of Iqiyi, revealed that the technical integration of Iqiyi and PPS has entered the final CDN and P2P integration and optimization stage, and it is expected to be completed this summer.
After two months of public testing, Baidu’s antivirus software now is available for download as an official edition via Shadu.baidu.com.
Beijing Baidu Netcom Science and Technology Company Ltd. is claiming CNY500,000 in damages as it sues rival Beijing Qihoo Technology Company Ltd. for for allegedly plagiarizing the sitemap documentation content and format of the Zhanzhang.baidu.com platform.
Iqiyi.com has completed integration with PPS, an Internet video website recently acquired by Baidu.
With worries that the new bird flu outbreak could constrict the Chinese travel sector, tourism company Qunar.com has plowed ahead and closed its latest investment round, gaining USD57 million from Baidu.com, Hillhouse Capital, and GGV Capital.
Chinese B2C e-commerce website Yihaodian.com and Chinese search engine Baidu have reached an agreement for business cooperation.
Chinese search engine company Baidu Inc. reportedly intends to acquire the lifestyle information provider Aibang.com.