Google's Project Glass is one of the most exciting innovations we've seen in recent years, and fellow search giant Baidu looked to have been joining in with the April 1st tomfoolery by announcing its own potential competitor to Glass. But in conversation with TheNextWeb, the company behind China's foremost search engine has confirmed that the device is very much real; but before we get carried away with the prospect of these two search-based companies locking horns, Baidu has implied that Eye is, at present, an experiment, and one that is "not necessarily" for public consumption. More details and info regarding the device can be found right after the jump.
With all the rumors and buildup to WWDC surrounding the possible announcement of a new beta release of iOS, Bloomberg has suggested that the news could also accompany a shift in search engine choice for Chinese iOS devices.
Chinese search engine giant Baidu has announced their own mobile operating system today. It is called Baidu Yi OS and it is based on Android.
Baidu, China's number one choice for search, has announced a new deal with Microsoft that will see the search company's English queries be directed to Bing, with the results being published to Baidu's own pages.
Looks like Microsoft is on a roll these days, after acquiring Skype for a whooping $8.5 Billion, reports in Chinese press now suggests that Microsoft is on the verge of announcing a deal with Chinese search giant Baidu.