Tag: Baidu

What Is Super Chain?

Even though there are hundreds of competing blockchain projects in existence today, there is always room for more competition. Baidu, the Chinese counterpart of Google, recently introduced Super Chain. This new protocol will attract a lot of attention, mainly because it will reduce the energy consumption associated with crypto mining. The Super Chain Initiative in a Nutshell One has to agree that the electricity consumption associated with cryptocurrency mining is getting …
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Baidu Unveils Its New Blockchain-as-a-Service Platform

In the world of technology, blockchain and artificial intelligence will play an increasingly important role moving forward. Although the skeptics will claim that neither technology is mature enough to be used on a large scale, Baidu thinks otherwise. The company has come up with a blockchain-as-a-service platform that will rival other companies providing similar services. This new platform is known as Baidu Trust, and it will certainly attract a lot of …
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China’s Baidu Plans to Place a Driverless Bus on the Road by 2018

China will always remain a crucial area when it comes to the future of technology. Baidu, best known for its search engine, is also experimenting with autonomous vehicles of all kinds. In a recent announcement, Baidu announced that it plans to put a driverless bus on China’s roads by 2018. The company’s venture into the autonomous car industry is already underway, and is expected to bear fruit by 2021. Baidu has Bold Plans for the Next few Years It …
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Chinese Social Media Platforms Under Investigation Over Cyber Security Law

Few people will be surprised to learn most of China’s instant messaging services are currently under investigation. The government is investigating these social media networks for potential violations of the country’s cyber security law. The platforms affected include Weibo, WeChat, and Baidu, all three of which serve millions of users every single day. According to China’s Cyberspace Administration, all three platforms were used to spread obscenities and terror-related content. Chinese Social …
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