Baidu's Q2 saw revenue and profit growth, with Robin Li exploring generative AI and large language model opportunities.
Baidu's Vice President Ma Jie, who was also in charge of the company's metaverse business "Xi Rang", has recently resigned. Despite the Xi Rang team not being disbanded, its future is uncertain as some members have already transferred or left the company.
Robin Li said: "I am not worried that large models will lead to a reduction in human job opportunities.
Chinese online video platform iQIYI announced on March 4 that the company has entered into subscription agreements with Baidu and a consortium of financial investors.
Baidu AI Cloud launched a sign language platform on Thursday, able to generate digital avatars for sign language translation and live interpretation within minutes.
On Tuesday, Baidu's automobile division, JiDU Auto, officially unveiled the logo for its robot car, marking the beginning of a new identity for the brand.
Qiangua Technology, a Chinese autonomous driving truck company, has recently completed financing of about 200 million yuan ($31.4 million).
Beijing-based tech giant Baidu, Inc. on Tuesday offered a preview of its highly anticipated metaverse world, which will be fully unveiled at Create 2021, a major conference for AI developers on December 27.
In December, people's social media was flooded with two explosive pieces of news: the massive layoffs within China’s Big Tech and the improvement of employees’ welfare.
Baidu signed a cooperation agreement with the Chang'e Aerospace Science and Technology (Beijing) Co., Ltd. to become the global strategic partner for artificial intelligence (AI) in Chinese lunar exploration aerospace engineering.
Various employees and assets of Baidu's Intelligent Driving Group (IDG) have been transferred from related companies of Baidu Group to several wholly-owned subsidiaries this year.
Shen Dou, Executive Vice President of Chinese internet technology firm Baidu, said the firm fully supports interconnection and is open to its partners in infrastructure, technical capability and service ecology.
On Wednesday, Baidu released an App called "Wonder" which is aimed offering information services to young people.
Wang Haifeng, Baidu's Chief Technology Officer, announced the latest progress of PaddlePaddle, China's first deep learning platform, at the WAVE SUMMIT+2021 held on Sunday.
On December 8th, Baidu Apollo Park in Wuzhen, Zhejiang Province officially opened, making it the fourth urban intelligent vehicle base built by the company in China after others that were built in Beijing, Guangzhou and Shanghai.
Baidu announced on Friday that it will release its Metaverse product "Xirang" on December 27 and hold the upcoming Baidu AI Developer Conference in the new APP.
On Tuesday, Jing Kun, Vice President of Baidu Group, General Manager of Baidu Life Business Group and CEO of Xiaodu Technology, released two new smart products: the Tiantian Smart Fitness Mirror and Smart Camera TV V75.
According to Tianyancha APP, on Friday, JiDU Automobile, a joint venture between Baidu and Geely, applied for an autonomous driving patent.
On Thursday, Robin Li, Cofounder and CEO of Baidu, launched his new book entitled “Intelligent Transportation: Significant Transformation Over 10-40 Years Influencing the Future of Humanity.”
Baidu, JiDU Automotive and Qualcomm Technologies announced on Monday that JiDU’s first production vehicle will feature an intelligant digital cockpit system assisted by Baidu and Qualcomm Technologies.