Baidu Turns to Huawei for AI Chips


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A man walks past the logo of Baidu at its headquarter in Beijing on July 22, 2010. Chinese Internet search giant Baidu said its profits more than doubled in the second quarter, as its customer base widened at the expense of rival Google. AFP PHOTO / LIU Jin (Photo credit should read LIU JIN/AFP/Getty Images) Baidu (9888.HK) has reportedly ordered artificial intelligence chips from Huawei (HWT.UL) this year, according to sources. This suggests that U.S. pressure is leading Chinese companies to consider Huawei’s products as an alternative to those from Nvidia. Baidu is a prominent AI company in China known...