Andrew Ng announces Deeplearning.ai, his new venture after leaving Baidu

Andrew Ng, the former chief scientist of Baidu, announced his next venture, Deeplearning.ai, with only a logo, a domain name and a footnote pointing to...

Organizing your marketing tech stack

More posts by this contributor: Figuring out how to organize your marketing stack is almost like putting together a 1,000 piece blank jigsaw puzzle...

Tencent to open AI research center in Seattle

Chinese tech conglomerate Tencent will be opening a new AI research center in Seattle, according to The Information. The company has long had a core...

Netflix is playing down the significance of its first major distribution deal in China

Netflix has played down the significance of its first major licensing deal in China, news of which was announced this week. The company’s share price surged...

Baidu is making its self-driving car platform freely available to the automotive industry

Baidu is opening its self-driving vehicle platform in a bid to help drive the development of autonomous cars. The Chinese internet giant today announced its Apollo project...

Baidu is acquiring xPerception, a U.S. startup focused on computer vision

Baidu is acquiring xPerception, a US startup specialized in computer vision, according to Reuters. Details are sparse, but we know the startup has its own...

Former Microsoft executive and noted AI expert Qi Lu joins Baidu as COO

Just a day after it opened an augmented reality lab, China’s internet giant Baidu has beefed up on its AI talent after it announced the hiring...

Baidu doubles the reach of its maps service to tap into China’s global travel...

Baidu is giving its maps service, China’s most popular mobile mapping app with 348 million active users, a massive expansion to take it into 106 new countries. Baidu...

BMW and Baidu’s self-driving car partnership has reportedly run out of gas

It’s been an up-and-down week for Baidu and its autonomous driving car vision. On the plus side, the Chinese tech firm yesterday announced that it...

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Uber embarks on legal battle to retain London license

LONDON (Reuters) - Uber lodged a court appeal on Friday to overturn a decision by London’s transport regulator that stripped the taxi...