A ride in a Baidu self-driving taxi

By Jill Shen and Chris Udemans

Baidu’s Apollo autonomous driving program has thrust the search giant into the spotlight. Named after NASA’s moon missions, the self-driving program recently enjoyed a series of wins when Baidu came out on top in annual self-driving reports released by…

Baidu to issue $1 billion debt offering

By Chris Udemans

Chinese search firm Baidu is planning a $1 billion note offering to repay existing debts and fund general operations, the company said on Wednesday.

Why it matters: Baidu had a rough 2019 and expects flagging revenue in the first quarter of this yea…