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…

WAIC 2020 International Day: recap

By Suzanne Loo and Amy Li

WAIC International Day was officially launched on July 10 at the World Expo Center in Shanghai. From left: Cai Jiong, Partner at ZD Smart Capital; Thomas Knoop, CEO and co-founder of Livecom; Rong Zhiqin, deputy director of Shanghai Municipal Commissio…