Baidu reported unaudited Q1 2023 financial results showcasing year-on-year revenue growth acceleration, leading to operating margin improvement.
Baidu (Search Engine)
Baidu is China's dominant search engine, owned by Baidu Inc and used by hundreds of millions of China internet users.
The monthly active users of Baidu Mini Program users have exceeded 500 million as of May 2020. It has over 420,000 mini programs on its ecosystem, 220 of which have exceeded 1-million MAU.
Top mobile app download sources in China
Mobile app download channels integrated with users’ lifestyle use case scenarios have gradually become the focus of mobile app vendors, shortening the download process and improving the user experience. The top download sources of mobile apps in June 2022 in China are Huawei App Store (909 million downloads), App Store (729M), and Oppo App Store […]
Baidu got permits for fully driverless robotaxi services in Chongqing and Wuhan
Baidu announced on 8 August 2022 that it has secured the first permits in China to offer commercial fully driverless robotaxi services to the public on open roads.
Mobile reach in 2022: Tencent, Alibaba, Baidu, ByteDance, Kuaishou
Tencent has the highest reach of internet users in China in 2021 (95%) with 442 mobile apps, followed by Alibaba (88%), Baidu (81%), and ByteDance (73%), according to data from QuestMobile.
China online advertising market insights 2022
In 2022, 42.9% of advertisers in China expect to increase spending in digital marketing, 25 percentage points more than advertisers expect to reduce spending, according to CTR. China advertising market vs online ad market Advertisers of large enterprises with a budget of 500 million yuan or more are more confident in digital marketing spending. In […]
China cloud computing market in 2021; top 4 have 80% market share
China’s cloud infrastructure services market grew by 45% to US$27.4 billion in 2021 according to Canalys.
Top 50 most valuable Chinese brands 2021
Kantar BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Chinese Brands grew by 57% year-on-year in 2021 to reach a total value of more than $1.56 trillion up from $996 billion in 2020.
Baidu announced an expansion of its robotaxi fleet
Baidu held an event in the last week of October 2021 dedicated to its Apollo autonomous driving technology at Shougang Park in Beijing. The company announced an expansion of the Baidu Apollo robotaxi fleet, a tripling of the available safe road test mileage for autonomous vehicles and a significant update to its 5G Remote Driving […]
Mini Program platforms 2021: WeChat vs. Alibaba vs. Baidu (Updated)
Mini Programs (MP) are light applications designed to run on top of a specific mobile app. Top technology companies in China have designed and run their own mini-program framework; and, the most popular ones include WeChat platform, Alibaba (Alipay platform; Taobao platform), Baidu Smart Program, and QuickApp. Lifestyle service is the most popular category on […]
China smart speaker market overview 2021
In 2020, the smart speaker market in China sold 36.76 million units, a year-on-year decrease of 8.6%; among them, smart speakers with screens accounted for 35.5% and sales increased by 31.0%, according to data from IDC. Baidu leads the smart speakers (with screens) market, followed by Alibaba and Xiaomi. The overall market share this time […]
7 Chinese companies made it to Forbes Blockchain 50 list in 2021
Forbes released the year 2021 version of Forbes Blockchain 50, from eligible companies with at least $1 billion in revenues or be valued at a minimum $1 billion.
Top search trends in China in 2020
The most searched 10 keywords on Baidu related to technology in 2020 are mask facial recognition, quantum computing, virtual human, brain-computer interface, driverless taxi, industrial Internet of Things, cloud server, industrial intelligence, artificial neural networks, smart traffic lights.
Baidu holds the most AI-related patents in China
Baidu (NASDAQ: BIDU) holds the most AI-related patents and has filed the most AI-related patent applications of any company or organization in China, according to a recent study published by China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT). Baidu has been granted 2,682 AI-related patents and has filed a total of 9,364 AI-related patent applications […]
Baidu won the bid for the largest domestic intelligent transportation project
Apollo intelligent travel technology (Guangzhou) Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Baidu Apollo, won the bid of “new infrastructure project of intelligent transportation for automatic driving and vehicle road coordination” in Guangzhou Development Zone, Huangpu District, Guangzhou.
China’s mobile search market overview 2020
The number of mobile search users grew to 705 million in 2019 in China, according to a Chinese research company iiMedia. Baidu has the largest market share reaching over 70% mobile users in China, followed by Shenma and Sogou. The actual spending on search advertisements in China was 1.13 times higher than the budget. Over […]