Baidu to Focus on Artificial Intelligence Following Medical Ad Scandal

TechBaidu is looking to artificial intelligence and big data to boost its revenue.(Photo : Getty Images) Chinese tech giant Baidu has announced that it is be shifting its focus towards the development of its artificial intelligence platform and other related technologies. The company said that the decision to pursue this market is to forge a new revenue stream following the fallout of the medical ad scandal that mired the company’s online advertising business. Like Us on Facebook Advertisement In a statement, Baidu chief executive officer Robin Li said, “For Baidu, a major source of revenue comes from advertising. Each day Baidu receives hundreds of millions of advertising applications, and we’re working to filter out fake and misleading content.” In the wake of the medical ad scandal that took the life…


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