China launches $14.6 bn investment fund to support internet companies

Varun Arora

China has launched an investment fund worth 100 billion yuan ($14.6 billion) to support internet firms, state-run Xinhua news ....

23 January, 2017

Why Baidu is cautious about investing in Indian startups

Manu P Toms

Chinese web services giant Baidu is conspicuously slow and cautious in investing in Indian startups when compared to its peers ....

8 December, 2016

Great Wall Club Innovator Fund plans more deals in India

Manu P Toms

Silicon Valley-based early stage investor GWC Innovator Fund plans to step up seed investments in India by backing five to ten ....

21 November, 2016

Microsoft's speech recognition system achieves parity with humans

Priya Singh

Microsoft's experimental speech recognition software has made a technological breakthrough that recognises the words in a conversation ....

19 October, 2016

Chinese search engine giant Baidu sets up $3 bn investment fund

Dearton Thomas Hector

Beijing-based search engine major Baidu Inc. has set up a 20 billion Yuan ($3 billion) fund to invest in the internet sector, ....

12 October, 2016

Here's what tech leaders are saying about Yahoo's sale to Verizon

Arti Singh

Yahoo! Inc.'s sale to Verizon Communications Inc. marks the end of an era for the Internet pioneer. The $4.83 billion price tag ....

26 July, 2016

Baidu prepared to grow through further acquisitions in 2014


Baidu Inc is prepared to grow by making further acquisitions in 2014, Chief Executive Robin Li said on Thursday after the Chinese ....

27 February, 2014

Group of Chinese internet firms to sue Baidu over copyright violations


A group including Chinese Internet firms Tencent Holdings and Sohu.Com Inc  as well as a top U.S. film industry body said on ....

13 November, 2013

Baidu's Q3 outlook reassures amid rising competition


Baidu Inc forecast third-quarter revenue well beyond investors' expectations, dispelling fears that growing competition in its ....

25 July, 2013

Baidu to buy Chinese app store for $1.9B


Baidu Inc, China's top search engine, plans to acquire app store 91 Wireless for $1.9 billion to strengthen its foothold in the ....

16 July, 2013

China's Baidu developing digital eyewear similar to Google Glass


Baidu Inc, China's largest search engine, is developing prototype digital eyewear similar to Google Inc's  Google Glass that ....

4 April, 2013

Baidu revenue and profit growth rate slow in Q4


Baidu Inc, China's largest search engine company, reported its slowest profit growth since 2009, as competition in the sector ....

5 February, 2013

Search engine Baidu in mobile browser fight, to invest $1.6B for cloud computing


China's dominant search engine Baidu Inc rolled out a mobile browser on Monday to help secure its share in a mobile Internet ....

4 September, 2012

Apple's victory in patent battle boosts Microsoft as Asian vendors scramble


Apple Inc's decisive triumph over Samsung Electronics in the most closely watched patent trial in years could open the door for ....

27 August, 2012

Baidu to take on Google on travel info

Maija Palmer

Baidu, China's largest search engine company by market share, has signed a deal with Skyscanner, the UK-based flight search company, ....

23 August, 2012

China's Baidu Looks To Mobile Search For Growth


China's top search engine, Baidu Inc, plans to begin monetising its mobile search traffic and social media platforms this year ....

17 February, 2012

China's Baidu Signs Music Deal With Studios, Ends Legal Wrangle


Baidu , China's largest search engine, signed an agreement with a joint venture owned by Universal Music, Warner Music and Sony ....

19 July, 2011

Baidu Picks Microsoft For English Search


China's Baidu is to partner with Microsoft for English-language search, giving the U.S. software giant a chance to expand its ....

5 July, 2011