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A spin on Google Glass and smart chopsticks on Baidu's menu

Baidu unveiled two new devices that were atypical of the Chinese search company's core software business, but like another certain search giant, it's an extension of the company's vision for building a connected world around its search engine.

By September 4, 2014

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Spartan Apus Launcher conquers 30 million users internationally

Chinese company Apus has released its pared-down Android launcher to massive international success. But it's doing it without focusing on the Chinese market. We sat down with founder Li Tao to find out why.

By October 29, 2014

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HTML5 is done, but two groups still wrestle over Web's future

The World Wide Web Consortium finishes an update to this seminal Internet technology, but with two organizations in charge of the same Web standard, charting the Web's future is a mess.

By October 28, 2014

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Baidu in talks to create smart TVs -- report

The Chinese search giant is said to be in discussions with Huan Technology to develop a set-top box or chip for smart TVs -- a move designed to take on Alibaba's move into Internet TV.

By August 28, 2013

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Baidu to spend $1.9 billion on app distribution company

The acquisition of 91 Wireless, a Chinese app platform company, helps Baidu expand its presence in the mobile app space.

By July 16, 2013

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BMW's driverless cars cruising to China

The company has been testing its "highly automated" vehicles in Europe but now wants to challenge its tech in China where multi-level highways reign supreme.

By September 29, 2014

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Alibaba's blockbuster IPO: Why you should care about the Chinese giant

CNET breaks down Alibaba's sprawling e-commerce empire and explains why everyone's been talking about the Chinese company's initial public offering.

By September 19, 2014

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China boasts high rates of older tech users

China's growing wealth and Internet use is transforming a high percentage of the older generation to consider themselves regular technology users.

By July 2, 2014

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Alibaba buys UCWeb to compete on mobile search

The deal comes ahead of the Alibaba's IPO and may have a price tag higher than Baidu's $1.9 billion acquisition of mobile app store 91 Wireless.

By June 11, 2014

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China blocks Google services as Tiananmen anniversary nears

The country has not confirmed that it has actually blocked Google services, but censorship is the likely culprit as the 25th anniversary of the uprising nears.

By June 2, 2014