Baidu furthers AI application in smart homes and…

Baidu’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology just saw progress in smart home commercialisation. Baidu and Ainemo, a Beijing-based consumer electronic startup, on Friday jointly launched a “home robot” named “Fenshenyu”. The “robot” is powered by Baidu’s…

Baidu President Yaqin Zhang: We aims to build…

Yaqin Zhang, President of Baidu, spoke at a panel on Thursday at the GMIC Beijing 2017 on Baidu’s ambition for the Artificial Intelligence (AI) era. Dr Zhang was Microsoft’s Asia R&D Group Chairman before he…

What does Baidu’s new AI leader think about…

Yuanqing Lin, the newly appointed leader of Baidu Research, commented on Andrew Ng’s departure from Baidu. He said that Ng’s resignation definitely affected the Chinese tech firm. “He has thorough knowledge on AI, which is…

Tencent stole Baidu’s big data lab head. Can…

The past week has been quite difficult for Baidu, dealing with the aftermath of its leading AI trio leaving the group’s AI development arm. Tencent, Baidu’s major rival in the AI arena, however, is beaming.…

How Baidu lost its top 3 visionists in…

Baidu, China’s largest Internet search engine operator, has recently seen a dramatic change in leadership. The firm’s AI “trio” — Yu Kai, Andrew Ng and Wang Jing — have all left or are about to…

Where will Qi Lu lead Baidu’s AI arm…

Andrew Ng, one of the world’s most prominent Artificial Intelligence (AI) scientists, on Wednesday published an open letter on Medium to announce his resignation from the post of Baidu Chief Scientist. Ever since joining Baidu…

Former Baidu autonomous car unit GM Wang Jing…

Wang Jing, who used to head Baidu’s autonomous car unit, is to resign from Baidu in April and start his own driverless car startup. Wang, who spoke at a conference on Monday held by domestic…

Andrew Ng to leave Baidu. What’s next?

Baidu, China’s dominant Internet search engine operator, is losing its most valuable human asset. Andrew Ng, a leading expert in the artificial intelligence (AI) world, is resigning from the tech giant after serving three years…