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Baidu goes all in on AI revolution

Microsoft alum tapped to aid struggling Chinese search engine giant

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Baidu, operator of China's largest search engine, reported its first decline in profit since listing on Nasdaq in 2005.   © Reuters

BEIJING -- Smarting from its first profit decline since stock listing, Chinese search engine giant Baidu is making a hard break toward artificial intelligence by tapping a ringer from Microsoft to spearhead the reform.

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