I tried the Sogou grammar tool and it was a disaster

By Wei Sheng

“Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day? You are cuter and more restrained.”

Shakespeare didn’t write that—maybe because he didn’t have help from an artificial intelligence-powered proofreading tool made by Chinese search engine Sogou.

The compa…

Baidu Q2 revenue shrinks, warns of further decline

By Chris Udemans

Revenue for Chinese search giant Baidu contracted 1% in the second quarter compared with the same year-ago period, with the company warning that the downward trend could continue in the second half of 2020.

Why it matters: Baidu narrowed a revenue …

China sets the rules for its new data economy

By Camille Boullenois

The Chinese government has long pursued a security-centered approach to data. Key regulations such as the Cybersecurity and Encryption Laws place national security at the core of its data legislation objectives. The main goals so far have been to preve…