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China's Baidu rolls out self-driving buses

Jul 04, 2018 - 6:24 PM

'2018 marks the first year of commercialisation for autonomous driving. From the mass production of Apolong, we can truly see that autonomous driving is making great strides – taking the industry from zero to one,' says CEO Robin Li

THE APOLONG. This file picture taken on June 13, 2018 shows an Apolong self-driving mini bus by King Long exhibited at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Asia in Shanghai. File photo by AFP.

China's 'men only' job culture slammed in new report

Apr 23, 2018 - 2:45 PM

The 99-page report by Human Rights Watch analyzes more than 36,000 job advertisements posted between 2013 and 2018 on Chinese recruitment and company websites and on social media platforms

Why the media is a key dimension of global inequality

Feb 17, 2018 - 3:00 PM

The story of expanding global media networks is often told as if they spread freedom everywhere, liberally and evenly. But when we ask freedom for whom, the tale gets more complex.

Global media systems cannot effectively contribute to social progress until opportunities are more widely shared. by Facebook/Facebook

Baidu announces $1.5 billion fund for autonomous driving

Sep 21, 2017 - 10:33 PM

'China's Google' seeks to focus on artificial intelligence, investing heavily in the sector

BAIDU. The Baidu logo is seen outside the Baidu headquarters in Beijing on December 17, 2014. File photo by Greg Baker/AFP

China orders tech firms to ramp up censorship

Jul 20, 2017 - 6:50 PM

The Cyberspace Administration of China says it held a meeting this week with representatives from domestic tech giants Baidu Sohu Tencent Netease and Phoenix to inform them of multiple violations in content published on their platforms

Baidu CEO's self-driving car stunt stumps police – media

Jul 05, 2017 - 9:36 PM

The company s founder livestreams himself catching a ride in a semi autonomous car on the way to a conference for developers hoping to learn about the software giant s new artificial intelligence initiatives

ROBIN LI. Member of the 12th CPPCC National Committee, Baidu Chairman and CEO Robin Li attends a press conference for the fifth session of the 12th CPPCC National Committee in Beijing on March 9, 2017.  File photo by AFP.

CEO of China's Baidu summoned over student death

May 03, 2016 - 6:26 PM

Wei accuses the hospital of exaggerating the treatment s efficacy and accuses Baidu of ranking medical information search results by the amount paid by advertisers denouncing it as evil

BAIDU. Logo of Chinese search engine Baidu logo in front of Baidu's office in Beijing, China, August 12, 2014. Photo by How Hwee Young/EPA

Global tech money sets its sights on Southeast Asia, PH

Feb 01, 2016 - 1:09 AM

Big venture capital firms and investors are reaching out beyond traditional tech centers in search of more profits putting Southeast Asian entrepreneurs in a good position to scale up

100M users at risk from Chinese Android software devkit

Nov 03, 2015 - 3:07 PM

UPDATED The vulnerability acts like a back door that lets an attacker execute malicious commands on an affected device Android users will want to scan for and remove potential vulnerabilities using a reputable security app

Tech visionaries on the world of today and tomorrow

Oct 14, 2015 - 2:29 PM

The innovators behind Facebook Infosys and Baidu among others share their views on emerging tech trends and highlight the human factor that shapes them

TREND SPOTTING. Tech titans discuss how technology will shape the world's future on the 2nd day of the  Forbes Global CEO Conference 2015 (From left): Zhang Ya-Qin, Vishal Sikka, Eduardo Saverin, Gary Rieschel, Forrest Li, Rich Karlgaard. Photo by Alecs Ongca/Rappler

GitHub platform mitigates prolonged DDoS attack

Mar 31, 2015 - 5:46 PM

The DDoS attack appears to be meant for two Chinese anti censorship projects hosted on the GitHub software development platform

What’s the typical Indonesian mobile Internet user like?

Nov 27, 2014 - 1:18 PM

Baidu Indonesia releases a white paper that gives insights into Indonesian mobile user trends

Indonesians go for low- to mid-range Android smartphones, according to a white paper released by Baidu Indonesia. File photo by EPA

5 things you need to know about China’s richest

Oct 28, 2014 - 1:22 PM

For the first time the Internet trio of Alibaba Baidu and Tencent top the list of Forbes China Rich List

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Plan to split California into 6 states gains ground

Feb 22, 2014 - 8:36 AM

At least 807 615 voters will need to sign a petition to divide California into 6 separate US states by July 18 to make it on to the ballot