Baidu Hires Former Google Executive

Baidu Hires Former Google Executive

Baidu, the top search engine provider in China, has hired former Google executive Andrew Ng as the company’s new Chief Scientist at its new center in Sunnyvale, California. Formerly Google’s chief of artificial intelligence, Ng is well-known in the technology industry for having built massive scale artificial neural networks, while remaining an esteemed faculty member at […]

Baidu Kicks off Hiring Spree With Huge Acquisition

Baidu Kicks off Hiring Spree With Huge Acquisition

Baidu Inc., China’s largest search engine, has kicked off its new research initiative with a hiring spree, and this has resulted in a huge personnel acquisition by the company. The Baidu Research Initiative, which is expected to have labs in both Beijing and California, will lead Baidu to hire 150 to 200 people by the […]

China-Based Internet Company Baidu Wins US Lawsuit

China-Based Internet Company Baidu Wins US Lawsuit

The Internet company Baidu Inc., which is based in China, won a lawsuit brought by US pro-democracy activists on Thursday. The activists claimed that Baidu was intentionally suppressing political speech on China’s most popular search engines. Unlike other search engines such as Google and Bing, Baidu was purposely limiting the access that users had to […]