Baidu Mall, a new e-commerce platform integrating Baidu’s online and offline resources, is launching soon.
Baidu launched a smart watch OS based on Android called Duwear, providing UI, interactivity and various applications.
In 2014, the total value by revenue of China internet market was RMB637.73 billion (US$104.15 billion) with 74.4% in revenue via PC. Alibaba’s market value exceeded RMB253.41 billion (US$41.38 billion), ranking top among all China internet companies in 2014, followed by Tencent and Baidu according to data of iResearch.
eMarketer estimated that in 2015, the total spend of digital advertising in the world will exceed US$170.85 billion according to its report released on 31 March 2015. Baidu and Sohu ranked the second and fourth respectively in the top 5 biggest search engines by revenue in 2014.
In Q4 2014, total transaction value of China search engine market was RMB16.26 billion (US$2.63 billion) with an increase of 3.7% from the third quarter. In 2014, total transaction value exceeded RMB57.14 billion (US$9.25 billion) with an increase of 45.2% YoY according to data of EnfoDesk.
In 2014, total transaction value of China online advertising market exceeded RMB154 billion (US$24.95 billion) with an increase of 40% from the same period of last year.
The number of total active users of Baidu Post Bar was 200 million in January 2015, which was 1.27 times of Sina Weibo’s MAUs according to the latest report of We Are Social. Baidu Post Bar was more competitive in user stickiness in January 2015.
The number of indexed mobile websites by Baidu increased by 105% as of the end of 2014 according to Baidu. Baidu mbile search revenue surpassed that of desktop computers in Dec 2014.
In 2014, China mobile internet users exceeded 553 million, representing 85.6% of total internet users. Further, reading on mobile has been the major method for users to read news online in China. China top 3 mobile news apps by downloads are Tencnet News, Today’s Headline and Netease News in the second half of 2014 according […]
Baidu launched “image network” in early December 2014. Baidu image network is a platform for sites, agencies, applications and other image related third parties, other than an advertisement network.
Baidu launched its first client-side for smart watch — Baidu Watch V1.0 at the end of December 2014. Baidu Watch v1.0 is the search client-side developed for Google’s Android Wear according to the official news. In terms of Baidu Watch’s functions, it is mainly used with voice search and the search results can be optimized for […]
eMarketer estimates that the net ad revenue of Baidu and Alibaba will account for 4.68% and 4.66% share of the worldwide digital ad market in 2014, ranking the third and fourth largest market share among the companies involved in eMarketer’s latest research.
In Q3 2014, the number of China app distribution exceeded 28.6 billion with an increase of 12.3% from prior quarter. Baidu league remained to be the top distribution team with market share of 41.8%. Tencent’s mobile app distribution kept rapid development in Q3 2014 and it increased by 1.4% from Q2 according to data of EnfoDesk.
Baidu revealed its smart bike DuBike prototype, developed by Baidu Deep Learning Lab.
In Q3 2014, total transaction value of China online advertising market was RMB42.22 billion ($6.87 billion) with increase of 37.9% year on year and 10.6% quarter on quarter. Influenced by overall economy status in China, the growth of China online advertising market slowed in Q3 according to data from iResearch.