Maps and apps

China's Baidu investing in Uber to tackle mobile challenge

BEIJING -- Chinese search engine leader Baidu has announced that it will invest in Uber Technologies, the U.S.-based provider of the Uber mobile ride-sharing app. Uber will take advantage of Baidu's mobile map and search functionality to make its...

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Hotline proposed: Ho Chi Minh City anti-corruption push aims to restore investor faith

HO CHI MINH CITY -- In an effort to stamp out corruption and attract direct foreign invest...


Ulterior motives: Chinese boost U.S. property investments for green cards

AKIRA YAMASHITA, Nikkei staff writerNEW YORK -- The recent surge in Chinese investments i...