Baidu was granted a permit to test autonomous cars on public roads by the California DMV. The Chinese company has an office in Silicon Valley working on the technology, and plans to start testing "very soon."
What could possibly bring an American car manufacturer and a Chinese search engine giant together? Self-driving car technology, of course. Ford and Baidu have raised $150 million to drive development of Velodyne's lidar sensors.
Dubbed the Baidu AI Composer, the algorithm uses image recognition software -- supported by what the company calls “the world’s largest neural network” -- that translates the content, tone, and mood of particular images into…
What's to be done if the appetizer and entree taste like they've been prepared on two different planets? Baidu has an answer -- later this year, Baidu's Nuomi app that lets people review not only restaurants, but individual dishes as well.
The race towards driverless technology is now seriously burning up the pavement. The international competition is on like never before as China pursues the development of its very own autonomous vehicles.
Amazon has announced that it will launch its inexpensive Fire Tablet in China, partnering with Baidu to import local apps onto the device. It is one of Amazon's first hardware moves in the country, as it tries to compete with local…
After leaving altogether in 2010 following a highly publicized censorship battle, Google may be returning to China with the Google Play app store, pitting itself once again in a head-to-head battle with Apple for market dominance.
Although smart eating utensils aren't likely to take off in the same way as smartphones did, this hasn't stopped Baidu from developing a set of 'smart chopsticks' capable of checking the safety and quality of the food on your plate.