China Securities Journal, 12/14/07
According to a source at Baidu (Nasdaq: BIDU), the search engine giant is secretly cooperating with Intel to build a lab to develop leading domestic web servers. Reportedly, the lab has already begun operations. Testing and engineering staff for the facility will be comprised of employees from both Intel and Baidu; hardware equipment will include cutting-edge server assemblies and solutions from Intel, including some as-yet unreleased high-end processors. During the current stage, a portion of Baidu's systems and databases will undergo testing at the joint lab.