CCTV’s Spring Festival Gala, or Chunwan, is a Chinese New Year special produced by China Central Television (CCTV) shown on the eve of Chinese New Year on its TV channels. CCTV now requires mobile app advertisers with daily active users of at least 100 million. Otherwise, the server would crash upon broadcasting the advertisement.
Chinese FinTech companies took four places of the Top 10 FinTechs Ranking in 2018. Ant Financial topped the list, followed by JD Finance. Baidu-affiliated Du Xiaoman Financial and Lufax ranked fourth and tenth, respectively, according to the report from H2 Ventures and KPMG.
Baidu’s total revenues reached RMB 28.2 billion ($4.11 billion) in Q3 2018, increasing 27% year over year. Total revenues of Baidu Core were RMB 21.6 billion ($3.15 billion), increasing 25% year over year. Find out the updates on Baidu finance, AI, and key applications in Q3.
China’s input method market saw 690 million users in June 2018, a 13.1% increase from the same period last year. Sogou Input Method (Sogou Pinyin) remained on top, followed by iFlytek and Baidu Input Method. In terms of the average monthly active users (MAU) in the last twelve months ended June 2018, Sogou Input took […]
Not long after Facebook’s Hangzhou subsidiary launch, Google was reported to be planning a launch of a censored search engine in China. A poll was created on Weibo asking “if Google returns to China, which will you choose between Google and Baidu?”. 72.8% voted for Google.
Baidu had a stronger quarter in Q2 2018 with search exhibiting robust revenue growth driven by AI-powered monetization capabilities and Baidu feed continuing strong traffic, according to its financial results. The newly launched Xiaodu series speakers and the adoption of DuerOS handled over 400 million queries in June 2018, almost doubling the workload again over […]
The revenue of search engine market in China totaled 20.374 billion yuan (US$3.2017 billion) in Q1 2018, an increase of 29.21% year-on-year, led by Baidu, Sogou, and 360 search. In Q1 2018, Baidu continues to lead China’s search engines market with a market share of 80.09% by revenues, followed by Sogou (6.63%) and 360 (3.27%). Baidu’s […]
Baidu’s total revenues reached RMB 20.9 billion ($3.33 billion) in Q1 2018, increasing 31% year over year. Mobile revenue represented 78% of total net revenues, compared to 70% in Q1 2017.
The top smartphone brands in China are Apple, Huawei, Xiaomi, Samsung and OPPO according to Tencent’s Penguin Intelligence research. The top internet/technology brands are Tencent, Alibaba, Baidu, and Jingdong (JD.com). Tencent’s research also revealed the top high-end automobile brands, led by Benz, BMW, and Audi. Chinese brands are mostly purchased among 86.1% consumers, followed by […]
Baidu’s total revenues reached RMB 23.6 billion ($3.62 billion) in Q4 2017, increasing 29% year over year. Mobile revenue represented 76% of total revenues, compared to 65% for the fourth quarter of 2016. Total revenues totaled RMB 84.8 billion ($13.03 billion) in 2017, increasing 20% from 2016. Mobile revenue represented 73% of total revenues, compared […]
Baidu delivered solid financial results in the third quarter of 2017 with top line increasing 29% year over year and operating profit growing 69% year over year.
China’s search engine market totaled 23.57 billion yuan (US$3.47 billion) in Q2 2017 with an increase of 25.6% QoQ or 12.2% YoY according to Analysis. Baidu has 77.2% market share in China’s search engines market by total revenues, followed by Google China (9.66%) and Sogou (8.69%).
Baidu’s total revenues in the second quarter of 2017 were 20.874 billion yuan ($3.079 billion), a 14.3% increase YoY. Mobile revenue represented 72% of total revenues for Q2 2017, compared to 62% in Q2 2016.
Baidu has 78.2% share of China’s mobile search market by the total number of mobile search queries in the first quarter of 2017.
Total revenues of China’s online education market reached 45.84 billion yuan (US$6.64 billion) in the first quarter of 2017, with an increase of 64.9% YoY or decrease of 4.8% QoQ according to data from the research company Analysis.