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Baidu Research Announced Speech Recognition Breakthrough

Baidu’s research division announced initial results from its speech recognition system named “Deep Speech”. Deep Search’s main goal is to improve accuracy in noisy environments such as in restaurants or on public transportation. According to released test results, Deep Speech outperforms previously published results on the Switchboard Hub5’00 benchmark, achieving 16.5% Word Error Rate on…

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Alibaba Launches Alitrip

Alibaba announced the launch of a new travel brand “Alitrip” which replaces Taobao Travel, previously under the company’s Taobao Marketplace. The web address of Taobao Travel now automatically redirects to the new brand’s website at www.alitrip.com. In the announcement, the company expressed the desire to build up Alitrip and transform it into a leading platform…

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Mobile Milestone for Baidu

Baidu released Q3 earnings report at the end of October and revealed that the company’s websites are getting more traffic from mobile devices than from desktop computers. This is based on the calculations of average daily mobile traffic versus the average daily PC traffic, and includes total traffic; not just search traffic. It comes as…

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