Articles tagged “baidu”

Online Travel

Travel Is the Next Battleground for China’s Tech Titans

Meituan may have the ambition and the consumers, but so did Amazon in the U.S. Ctrip should not be underestimated.

Travel Is the Next Battleground for China’s Tech Titans

Rental Cars

Attempted Hack of Baidu Is Latest Twist in Driverless Car Drama

Between the Google/Waymo lawsuit against Uber over allegedly pilfered driverless car technology and now the apparent bid by hackers to exploit Baidu's intellectual property related to self-driving cars, it is even more apparent that there are enormous stakes in this sector.

Attempted Hack of Baidu Is Latest Twist in Driverless Car Drama

Online Travel

Uber Teams Up With China’s Baidu to Bid for Nokia’s Map Unit

Uber teaming up with Baidu may be more than about just maps. It desperately needs a partner in China to help it overcome the local rivals that have kept it as a small, bit player in the world's largest growth market.

Uber Teams Up With China’s Baidu to Bid for Nokia’s Map Unit

Rental Cars

Chinese Search Giant Baidu to Take Minority Stake in Uber

Uber has faced significant challenges in China. Those challenges may soon disappear.

Chinese Search Giant Baidu to Take Minority Stake in Uber

Online Travel

Three Kingmakers in China Online Travel Keep Maneuvering and Investing

With eLong finding a partner in LY.com in China, it appears as though the shareholders of Ctrip and Qunar may put pressure on them to marry, however reluctant the bride and groom may be. Consolidation there seems to be 2014's theme.

Three Kingmakers in China Online Travel Keep Maneuvering and Investing

SkiftX

China’s Ctrip and Qunar In Talks About a Possible $10 Billion Mega Merger

Ctrip had a 47.3% share of the China online travel market in 2012, according to iResearch, and Qunar was a powerhouse, as well. A merger of the two public companies, and the close relationship with dominant search engine Baidu that the merger would deliver to Ctrip would be a game-changer in China.

China’s Ctrip and Qunar In Talks About a Possible $10 Billion Mega Merger

Online Travel

China’s Qunar and Baidu Work Like Hand and Glove with $300 Million Credit Line

Qunar has one helluva powerful partner in Baidu with its technology and big wallet.

China’s Qunar and Baidu Work Like Hand and Glove with $300 Million Credit Line

Online Travel

A Major Search Engine Is Shaking Up Online Travel, But It’s In China

These are very early days for online travel in China, where there is keen competition and shifting dynamics. The country's leading general search engine, Baidu, is the majority shareholder in Qunar, which is starting to give Ctrip a run for its money.

A Major Search Engine Is Shaking Up Online Travel, But It’s In China

Online Travel

Chinese Travel Booking Service Qunar Files For $125 Million IPO in U.S.

Alibaba isn't the only high profile Chinese Internet company headed to U.S. stock exchanges. Qunar's growth on mobile has been phenomenal, and certainly having Baidu as a majority owner surely helps in positioning the IPO on the U.S. stock exchange Nasdaq.

Chinese Travel Booking Service Qunar Files For $125 Million IPO in U.S.

Online Travel

China’s Baidu Preparing IPO for its Travel Site Qunar.com

Qunar may not be China's biggest travel portal, but Baidu has a track record of both knowing what it's doing and communicating this well to investors.