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Uber to Combine China Business with Didi Chuxing in $35 Billion Merger

(Reuters) – Ride-hailing service Uber Technologies Inc would merge its China business with rival Didi Chuxing, valuing the combined company at $35 billion, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the

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China Tightens Controls on Paid-For Internet Search Ads

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s internet regulator said on Saturday that search engines should tighten management of paid-for ads in search results, making clear which results are paid-for and limiting their

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Baidu CEO tells staff to put values before profit after cancer death scandal

By Paul Carsten BEIJING (Reuters) – Baidu Inc’s CEO has called on employees to put values before profit in response to a scandal around the death of a student who

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Reliance on China Health Sector Raises Searching Questions for Baidu

By Paul Carsten BEIJING (Reuters) – The death of a student following experimental cancer treatment he found through China’s biggest search engine, Baidu Inc <BIDU.O>, has exposed the faultlines in

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Baidu Says Completed Around $155 Million Fundraising for New Video Business Subsidiary

BEIJING (Reuters) – Baidu Inc has completed raising around 1 billion yuan ($154.69 million) for a new video business subsidiary, it said in a posting on its microblog on Wednesday.

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Is Big Data Changing the Paradigm of the Sports Industry?

by Valery Bollier (Huffington Post) During the last World Cup, three companies made predictions on the results of the final phase of fifteen matches. They were demonstrating the ability of their

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