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China's Baidu, police crack down on 'rumours'

Chinese internet giant Baidu has teamed up with the country's cyber police to control the spread of rumors and fake news, the company said Thursday, as authorities continue to tighten censorship ahead a major Communist Party ...

Baidu announces $1.5 bln fund for autonomous driving

Chinese internet giant Baidu on Thursday announced a $1.5 billion investment in autonomous driving projects over the next three years, as it seeks to diversify its portfolio and compete with rivals such as Google.

Baidu profit falls 34% in Q2 after ads scandal

Chinese Internet giant Baidu's second-quarter profits plunged 34 percent, it reported, as a scandal over its policies for displaying paid ads cut into customer growth.

China tells search engines to ID paid results after man died

China issued new regulations on Saturday demanding that search engines clearly identify paid search results, months after a terminally ill cancer patient complained that he was misled by the giant search engine Baidu.

Baidu shares rise on quarterly revenue jump

Shares in Baidu jumped on Thursday after the company often referred to as China's version of Google reported that revenue climbed as ads flowed into its search engine.

Researchers find privacy problems in popular Baidu browser

University of Toronto undergrad Jing Zhou knows a lot about surveillance issues in China and Canada, but even she's surprised by findings that hundreds of millions of people are at risk of hacking and surveillance because ...

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