Chinese Antivirus Companies Don’t Flag Chinese Border Malware
After a joint investigation found China installing malware on tourists’ phones, several antivirus companies started flagging the app. Several Chinese companies did not, however.
‘Deep Voice’ Software Can Clone Anyone's Voice With Just 3.7 Seconds of Audio
Using snippets of voices, Baidu's ‘Deep Voice’ can generate new speech, accents, and tones.
Baidu’s New AI Wants to Filter Your News Based on Quality
But right now it’s not very good at it.
Baidu Made a Bot to Help You When You're Sick
'Melody the Medical Assistant' was trained on medical textbooks and can guess your condition.
The Up Close and Personal Issue
Inside the Unregulated Chinese Hospitals That Make Men Impotent
Doctors at private clinics are destroying men's penises, tricking women into aborting healthy fetuses, and killing patients through negligence—so why are American companies investing millions?
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China Is Investigating Search Engine Giant Baidu Following Student's Death
Wei Zexi sought treatment for a rare cancer at a hospital which came top of his search results in a paid-for listing. The search engine Baidu has now been accused of providing misleading information.
VICE News and Reuters
Is China Ready to Ditch Typing?
Baidu's speech recognition neural network could change the way people type.
Road FC Enters the Chinese Market, Partners with Country's Tech Giants
Korea's largest MMA promotion is partnering with some heavy hitters for its inaugural China event.
Meet the Data Scientist Revealing How Big China's 'Ghost Cities' Really Are
Baidu is revealing the truth about China's emptiest cities.
US Security Firm Defends Partnership with Censorship-Happy Chinese Giant Baidu
CloudFlare says deal with Baidu doesn't help, nor hinder, Chinese censors.
Dark Cloud: Why CloudFlare's Deal with Baidu Could Haunt US Tech Companies
The dark side of a tech partnership between an American and Chinese company.
Uber Is Making a Big Bet on China — But Will It Work?
The company is locked in a pitched battle to dominate China’s multi-billion-dollar ride-hailing market, which it expects will become the world's biggest and most lucrative.
Reuters and VICE News