Baidu yesterday announced in an internal email to its employees that the Chinese search giant is reorganizing its mobile internet businesses to set up a ‘Baidu Mobile|Cloud Computing Division’ in an ongoing drive to expand into wireless and cloud computing forefronts, a step closer to its own mobile OS.

The new division will be consisted of Cloud Computing Platform, Mobile Platform, Mobile Product and Mobile Development teams while Cloud Computing Platform will be in charge of the research and development of Baidu’s cloud platform, cloud service and cloud apps.

As the internal mail revealed that the “Baidu Mobile|Cloud Computing Division” will be working on everything regarding the search engine’s CloudOS product. And UCWeb VP of Products Li Mingyuan will go back to his former employer Baidu to take the realm of Mobile Product team. And the whole new division will be led by Baidu VP of technology Wang Jing.

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