Chinese search giant Baidu stealthily released a multipurpose media player, a move to complement its software arsenal, and might be posing potential threat to video aggregators such as Qihoo 360’s new product v.360.cn and Youku’s Soku and to even long-established Baofeng.com, a media player vendor slash online streaming service.

Baidu Player

Baidu Player, which characterized by features like “playing while downloading”, “Baidu search technology incorporation”, “download management” and so forth highlights the Beijing Zhongguancun-based company’s different approach to media player.

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