Baidu Expands Further Across Asia

The company has recently launched apps in India

 After opening offices in India late last year, Chinese search engine Baidu is looking to expand further into the country with new applications.The company launched several technical apps in the country which achieved success, with its DU Battery Saver and the Speedbooster app having 8 million monthly users each, while their file explorer app has 10 million users.However, Baidu are looking to move forward being more focussed on the local Indian market than their competitors as they look to support languages like Hindi, Bengali and Urdu.Richard Lee, Baidu's director of operations, said that India was going due to be a very dynamic market for the company, and that they were very interested in mergers and acquisitions.Meanwhile, Alibaba is making similar inroads into India as it has recently invested in Paytm and MakeMyTrip.

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