The Chinese search giant has said it plans to bring autonomous buses and vans to the People's Republic in the next few years.
The tech company plans to use autonomous vehicles as public shuttles rather than as cars for individual drivers.
China's biggest search engine will show its 600 million active users a "Windows 10 Express" install button -- and become the default search option as part of the deal.
The Chinese Internet service giant forecasts availability of driverless cars later this year, in the wake of its aggressive development for smarter vehicles
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.
As part of their deal, the China-based search engine will also integrate the car-ride service into its mapping and mobile search apps. The amount of the investment was not disclosed.
The biggest online-shopping day of December will offer more deals. Meanwhile, Walmart launches its own mobile-payment system, Walmart Pay.
The organization once banked on the millions that Google paid for search traffic from the Firefox browser. Now it relies on Yahoo, Baidu and others, and it expects revenue to grow.
Taiwan and China mega-city Chongqing are questioning whether Uber has the right to operate its service -- regardless of Uber's new agreement with Chinese search engine Baidu.
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.