Baidu news from around the web
- Baidu opens free “Red Flag” robotaxis to the public in ChangshaBaidu has officially expanded its autonomous early rider program to citizens in the central Chinese city of Changsha as rivals accelerate their plans to carry passengers for dominance in the self-driving arena. Why it matters: Baidu is doing more road tests i…
- Bytedance is pushing further into search with wiki rebrandBytedance rebranded baike.com, a Chinese online encyclopedia, to Toutiao Baike, as it pushes to challenge Baidu in China's internet searching landscape.
- Tencent and Huawei join new national committee on blockchain standardsGovernment, private sector and academic are coming together to standardize China's messy blockchain industry.
- Chongqing is launching a blockchain alliance and public service platformThe alliance builds on the Chongqing municipal government’s existing efforts to make the municipality a hub for blockchain technology.