On February 28, baidu announced the fourth quarter of 2019. According to the financial report, Baidu's revenue in the fourth quarter of 2019 was 28.9 billion yuan, and non GAAP's net profit was 9.2 billion yuan, up 95% year-on-year. Both key indicators exceeded Wall Street's expectations.
In addition to the bright performance, this earnings report in particular is under the epidemic Baidu to bear the determination, determination and action. Baidu ceo li yanhong previously wrote:
In fact, Baidu has been at the forefront of anti epidemic from the very beginning, practicing corporate social responsibility with practical actions.
Keep the information position and transmit authoritative information
Studies by foreign scholars show that,
Baidu's App daily active users reached 195 million in the fourth quarter of 2019, up 21 percent year-on-year, with more and more people getting information through Baidu, according to the results. During the epidemic, in order to allow users to quickly access relevant information, Baidu in the App end of the line
At the same time, the improvement of Baidu content ecology also ensures the efficient output of effective knowledge information. The encyclopedia went online in the shortest possible time
Baidu's Q4 earnings report showed that Baidu's App-side search requests grew by 30 per cent, meaning each search would produce an accurate piece of demand data. During the period of epidemic prevention and control, the value of searching for big data is unprecedented. It can provide decision-making assistance to government and enterprise organizations, or provide services to the public, carry out popular science, such as Baidu map migration big data platform, real-time road condition platform,
Baidu map migration big data platform can be based on the source of return personnel, whether through the epidemic area, stay time and other data analysis, to help users reasonably plan the Spring Festival transportation return time, avoid travel peak; Baidu map thermal map, can view real-time population density, so as to determine travel routes, avoid crowded places; at the same time, Baidu search big data report and Baidu joint fruit shell network launched
AI is able to fight the epidemic, and technology is even hotter
According to the financial report, Baidu's new intelligent business has also made great progress in 2019, with advanced artificial intelligence technology, it has established a leading position in intelligent equipment, intelligent transportation, and Enterprise Cloud solutions.. In this epidemic, baidu AI technology has been further applied to many pain points and scenes of epidemic prevention, becoming a practical and convenient product and service, and also giving people more intuitive cognition.
In the front line of scientific research, baidu opened AI algorithm to shorten the time of RNA analysis of new coronavirus from 55 minutes to 27 seconds, increasing the speed by 120 times. Meanwhile, baidu also announced to fully open artificial intelligence technology and billion level computing supporting resources to scientific research institutions dedicated to virus research. In the front line of epidemic prevention, Baidu has landed AI temperature measuring equipment at many air, high-speed rail, station and other checkpoints. It uses non-contact, reliable and efficient methods to measure temperature quickly, realizes rapid screening of crowded places, and improves detection efficiency and accuracy. Baidu has also launched AI applications to help grassroots epidemic prevention, such as Baidu AI free intelligent outbound platform, which can help grassroots communities to conduct epidemic investigation, quickly find out the health and mobility of community residents, and become a right-hand assistant for community epidemic prevention.
Focus on the present and the future. Baidu also announced novel coronavirus special fund for public health and safety, which will be set up for the 300 million yuan during the Spring Festival. It will support a series of efforts to screen and develop new drugs such as new coronavirus and other new diseases, as well as a long-term public health safety information popularization and dissemination.
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