The autonomous vehicle space is seeing its first wave of litigation as players in a crowded field fight over technology, money and, above all, talent. In each case, a senior employee who has led a company’s push into autonomous vehicles left to set up his own business or joined a competitor and stands accused of Read More..
Blackberry and Baidu will work together to speed up the development of connected and autonomous vehicle technology. The two companies said they had signed a letter of intent to make Blackberry’s QNX automotive operating system the foundation for Baidu’s open platform for autonomous driving. The companies also plan to work together to let Baidu’s CarLife Read More..
Baidu has recruited a senior Microsoft executive, Qi Lu, to serve as its group president and COO. Lu, an artificial intelligence expert, will be in charge ofÂ products, technology, sales, marketing and operations at the Chinese internet company. Baidu said Lu will play a key role in strengthening the company and moving it into new directions. Read More..
Here will provide map content to Baidu to help the Chinese internet company grow its mapping business outside its home market. Here already provides content to Baidu Maps’ desktop and mobile services in southeast Asia. The new agreement between the two companies covers another 150 countries worldwide. In 2015, Here was bought by German premium Read More..
Audi will adopt a smartphone connectivity system from Baidu in China to capitalize on the popularity of the country’s biggest internet search engine. The German premium car maker said Baidu CarLife, as the system is called, will be available in Audi vehicles in combination with a China-specific LTE module that Audi is developing with network Read More..
Baidu, one of China’s largest internet search companies, is looking into the possibility of building anÂ autonomous electric car, according to a Bloomberg report. The news agency cites Baidu Chief Executive Robin Li as saying the company is working with automakers on the project. He declined to name these car companies. If confirmed, Baidu would join Read More..