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 merger of Kuadi Dache and Didi Dache is set to dominate smartphone-based transport services in the country.
The second highest valued venture backed company in the world is looking to get even richer by expanding a round of funding from $1.8 billion to $2.8 billion.
The crackdown on unlicensed drivers has been made official in China, with changes to how taxi apps are allowed to operate.
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.
Belgium's capital allegedly plans to file a complaint against Uber as the ride-sharing service continues to operate despite being banned in the city. Also, reports surface of a possible investment from 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.
A Boston Uber driver who allegedly attacked a woman is charged with rape, kidnapping and two counts of assault and battery.
The phone, reportedly codenamed McLaren, was apparently set to become a new flagship Lumia smartphone for Microsoft but was dropped at some point this year.