Chinese artificial intelligence (AI) and search engine giant Baidu plans to restructure, helping it solidify its foundation in AI and raise its stakes in cloud computing, our sister site TechNode Chinese is reporting.

The announcement was made in an internal letter written by Robin Li, CEO of the company, and confirmed to TechNode by a Baidu spokesperson.

Governed by the “ABC” corporate strategy (Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, and Cloud Computing), the company will upgrade its former Artificial Intelligence and Cloud Computing Unit into a business group with the same name.

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Jill Shen

Jill Shen is Shanghai-based technology reporter. She covers Chinese mobility, autonomous vehicles, and electric cars. Connect with her via e-mail: jill.shen@technode.com or Twitter: @yushan_shen