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Hyundai, Baidu to Strengthen Ties in Connected Cars

Hyundai, Baidu to Strengthen Ties in Connected Cars

SEOUL, Jul. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s Hyundai Motor Group and Chinese internet search behemoth Baidu will strengthen their partnership in developing connected vehicles and related technologies, the company said Tuesday. In their strategic business partnership, Hyundai Motor Group and Baidu will jointly develop connected car services that provide a variety of in-car content [...]

Baidu Joins Forces with Softbank’s SB Drive, King Long to Bring Apollo-Powered Autonomous Buses to Japan

Baidu Joins Forces with Softbank’s SB Drive, King Long to Bring Apollo-Powered Autonomous Buses to Japan

BEIJING, Jul. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIDU), SB Drive, a subsidiary of Softbank dedicated to self-driving technology research, and King Long, a leading commercial vehicle manufacturer in China, today announced a strategic partnership to jointly develop and deploy a version of the Apolong self-driving mini bus for the Japanese market. Under the agreement, [...]

Baidu Unveils High-Performance AI Chip, Kunlun, at Baidu Create 2018

Baidu Unveils High-Performance AI Chip, Kunlun, at Baidu Create 2018

BEIJING, Jul. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — Baidu Inc. (NASDAQ:BIDU) today announced Kunlun, China’s first cloud-to-edge AI chip, built to accommodate high performance requirements of a wide variety of AI scenarios. The announcement includes training chip “818-300”and inference chip “818-100”. Kunlun can be applied to both cloud and edge scenarios, such as data centers, public clouds [...]

Baidu’s AI Program Set to Widen Gap with Samsung Through 2022

Baidu’s AI Program Set to Widen Gap with Samsung Through 2022

SEOUL, Nov. 3 (Korea Bizwire) – Chinese tech giant Baidu Inc. is expected to emerge as a major player in the field of voice-recognizing artificial intelligence programs through 2022, an industry tracker said Friday, widening the gap with Samsung Electronics Co.’s Bixby. The penetration rate of Samsung Electronics’ Bixby in the field is expected to reach 5.4 percent in 2022, falling sharply from 12.7 percent posted in 2017, Strategy [...]

Hyundai Partners with Baidu to Venture into China’s Connected Car Market

Hyundai Partners with Baidu to Venture into China’s Connected Car Market

SEOUL, Jan. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Motor Company is teaming up with Baidu, China’s largest Internet portal, to venture into one of the most promising fields in the global automotive market: the connected car business. The Seoul-based car manufacturer announced on January 27 that China’s top search engine would participate in efforts to sell cars [...]

Kim Jong-kook of “Running Man” Ranked No. 2 on Baidu Most Searched Keywords List

Kim Jong-kook of “Running Man” Ranked No. 2 on Baidu Most Searched Keywords List

SEOUL, Nov. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Kim Jong-kook, Korea’s singer and TV personality, was ranked No. 2 among most searched keywords on China’s Baidu search engine. Normally, the ranking was filled with idol star names from China and Korea, with no 30-something celebrities like him ever on the list. Kim gained fame after his appearance on [...]