Baidu was present at CES Asia 2019, where it showcased the latest developments of the Baidu Apollo system in Shanghai, China on June 11, 2019. (Image credit: TechNode/Eugene Tang)

Baidu’s AI bet is more than it can afford

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Is WeChat’s growth over?

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Uncertainty grows for international startups as US-China decoupling becomes a reality

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No matter how long the reprieve, Huawei still has no alternatives to US tech

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China tech is different, not exceptional

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INSIGHTS | The state of China’s 'ear economy' in 2019

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Xiaohongshu – the death of a dream

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China’s AI chip startups – how many will survive?

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INSIGHTS | Idiots with a database

Scan headlines from the last few months and you’d be forgiven for thinking…