Sep 1, 2023

In a first, China allows public to use generative AI chatbots

One of the first countries to publish rules and regulate the generative AI industry in July, China has granted approvals to several tech firms, including Baidu's 'Ernie Bot' and SenseTime's 'SenseChat' for mass market use.

Aug 23, 2023

Baidu posts positive quarterly growth, thanks to ads and generative AI business

Baidu's generative AI tool, Ernie Bot, has seen success as Open AI's ChatGPT is not available in the country.

Apr 14, 2023

Embracing AI-generated content, BlueFocus will replace human copywriters and creatives

Top Chinese marketing agency BlueFocus's share price spiked on the news, adding concerns about job cuts and AI-related unemployment in the marcomms community.

Aug 24, 2021

Chinese tech giants split over long-term impact of Beijing's regulatory crackdown

China's biggest tech firms posted strong second-quarter revenues despite regulatory headwinds, leading to mixed expectations for the long-term.

Jun 18, 2020

Smart speaker ads on the increase in China

The platform also delivers much higher conversions than other digital ads, according to a report from Mininglamp Technology.

Nov 7, 2019

Baidu shows resilience as revenue grows

The Chinese internet search giant has been under pressure from competitors like Meituan and Bytedance.