Tag "Baidu"

Baidu partners with Bosch and Continental on self-driving tech

By : CIOL Writers

Chinese Internet major Baidu has announced two new partnerships with German auto suppliers Robert Bosch and Continental AG to co-develop self-driving tech and smart mobility services. The new partnerships come after BMW ended a two-year stint of collaboration with Baidu on self-driving cars in

Baidu opens up its autonomous driving platform with project ‘Apollo’

By : CIOL Writers

Chinese tech giant Baidu has announced project Apollo that will provide an open, and reliable software platform for its partners in the automotive industry to build self-driving vehicles faster. The platform encompasses both hardware and software, providing partners with the

BMW and Baidu have reportedly called off their autonomous car partnership

By : CIOL Writers

BMW and Chinese search giant Baidu are reportedly ending their two years old partnership on self-driving cars. Though Chinese tech major Baidu announced last week that it had begun testing self-driving vehicles in Wuzhen but looks like its tie-up with

Baidu sets up 20 billion yuan investment fund

By : CIOL Writers

Chinese leading search engine Baidu Inc. has set up a 20 billion yuan ($3 billion) investment fund to focus on mid and late-stage technology deals in amounts of $50 million to $100 million. Called Baidu Capital, the fund will have

Nvidia and Baidu partner to build an autonomous driving platform

By : CIOL Writers

Nvidia has partnered with Chinese tech giant Baidu to work together on building a comprehensive autonomous driving platform. Announcing the partnership at Baidu’s annual Baidu World conference, Nvidia co-founder and CEO Jen-Hsun Huan said, “We’re going to bring together the

Baidu integrates Qlik’s visual analytics into its cloud offerings

BANGALORE, INDIA: Chinese search engine major, Baidu is using Qlik Sense to improve its cloud services platform and provide an enhanced data analytics experience to its customers. Qlik Sense will be integrated into Baidu Palo to enable self-serving visualization analytics

ARM chooses a Chinese Co to license its architecture

By : CIOL Writers

The leader in microprocessor Intellectual Property ARM has licensed the ARMv8-A architecture to Huaxintong Semiconductor Technology, a joint venture between China’s Guizhou province and a subsidiary of Qualcomm. The Chinese company will make ARM-based chipsets for servers in data centers,

Amazon tops MIT’s 50 smartest companies list; Apple’s nowhere

By : CIOL Writers

After going through MIT’s global ranking for 50 smartest companies of 2016, with Amazon topping the charts, my first question was- where is Apple? And then I tried to recall if I missed Xiaomi’s ranking and to my double surprise,

China and the future of internet of vehicles

By : CIOL Writers

Internet-connected cars that can entertain passengers, coordinate with other vehicles, navigate themselves and, eventually, drive autonomously are on their way to enter real space and the world thanks to platforms like Apple’s CarPlay and Google’s Android Auto. And there are

Lenovo launches $500 million startup fund

By : CIOL Writers

World’s largest PC maker, Lenovo Group will be investing $500 million in start-ups after it announced the launch of its Lenovo Capital and Incubator Group (LCIG) on Wednesday. LCIG will invest in core technology and Internet related areas with focus