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 […]
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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.
Tencent has the highest reach of 96.3% of China mobile internet users in 2020. Alibaba and Baidu reach 95% and 91% mobile internet users respectively while ByteDance follows closely with over 67% reach.
Cloud infrastructure services spending increased 32% to US$39.9 billion in Q4 2020, following heightened customer investment with the major cloud service providers and the technology channel, according to Canalys.
China’s online advertising market grew over 14% in 2020 to 496.6 billion yuan (about US$76.36 billion). Top industries by total online advertising spend in 2020 are Make & Skincare, F&B, Online Shopping, Transportation, and Education. China’s advertising market will grow 11.2% in 2021 and online segment will grow about 10.5%. Top 10 WeChat Moments ads, […]
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 […]
Baidu Apollo topped industry peers across every testing category for the third consecutive year according to Beijing Autonomous Vehicles Road Test Report 2020.
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.
Baidu non-marketing revenues grew by 52% year over year in the fourth quarter of 2020, according to its quarterly earnings results.
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 (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 Apollo was granted permission by Beijing transportation authorities for five of its vehicles to conduct fully driverless road tests.
In a year of exceptional pressure on growth, the BrandZ™ Top 100 Most Valuable Chinese Brands gained 12% in value, in the 10th edition of the ranking revealed by WPP and Kantar. The Top 100 best Chinese brands increased their worth by $106.8 billion to reach $996.4 billion, demonstrating the resilience of strong famous brands […]
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.
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 […]
Baidu has started offering its Apollo “robotaxi” service in Changsha city of Hunan Province, becoming one of the first companies to carry passengers in autonomous vehicles in China.