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Bloomberg:
Baidu hires AI specialist and former Microsoft EVP Qi Lu as group president and chief operating officer to oversee and develop AI technologies   —  AI specialist Qi Lu becomes Baidu's COO and president  —  Lu will oversee Baidu's efforts to develop AI technologies
Jan 16, 2017, 9:55 PMIn context
Recode:
Sources: Qi Lu, Microsoft's EVP of applications and services, is leaving the company due to health issues; Corporate VP Rajesh Jha to assume many of Lu's duties   —  Rajesh Jha will assume many of Lu's responsibilities  —  Longtime Microsoft executive Qi Lu is leaving the company following medical issues …
Sep 29, 2016, 2:20 AMIn context
TechCrunch:
Source: Microsoft EVP Qi Lu pushed for deal to acquire Slack for up to $8B, but Bill Gates and Satya Nadella rejected plan, favoring adding features to Skype   —  Source: Microsoft mulled an $8 billion bid for Slack, will focus on Skype instead  —  Mar 4, 2016, 8:37 amMar 4, 2016, 3:39 pm
Mar 4, 2016, 1:25 PMIn context
Robert McMillan / Wired:
Microsoft to start using Altera field-programmable gate arrays in Bing data centers next year   —  Microsoft Supercharges Bing Search With Programmable Chips  —  Doug Burger called it Project Catapult.  —  Burger works inside Microsoft Research-the group where the tech giant explores blue-sky ideas …
Jun 16, 2014, 3:20 PMIn context
Tom Warren / The Verge:
The Bing challenge: with iOS 7 and Windows 8.1, search could be Microsoft's new platform   —  Redmond opens up to developers to take on Google  —  Earlier this year, the head of Microsoft's search team, Qi Lu, unveiled a new approach for Bing: the concept of a broad search platform that could feed …
Jul 2, 2013, 6:40 AMIn context
Tom Warren / The Verge:
The Bing operating system: Microsoft bets on deep search integration to beat Google   —  ‘We believe typing in a search box is not going to be the model going forward.’  —  “A massive transformation of search as a product is playing out in very profound ways,” says Microsoft's Bing chief, Qi Lu.
Mar 14, 2013, 6:35 PMIn context
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
Ignition, Accel, Greylock Put $40M In Apache Hadoop Distribution Platform Cloudera   —  Cloudera, the startup that commercially distributes and services Apache Hadoop based data management software and services, has raised $40 million in new funding led by Ignition Partners, Greylock, Accel …
Nov 8, 2011, 4:15 AMIn context
Matt Rosoff / Silicon Alley Insider:
Suddenly, Bing Has What Google Doesn't: Data From 500 Million Facebook Users   —  The Smart Decisions series is supported by Mercedes-Benz.  —  Bing will incorporate users' social data from Facebook to improve the personal relevance of your search results starting today.
Oct 13, 2010, 5:40 PMIn context
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Web 2.0 Summit: A Conversation With Qi Lu.  Bing Wave 2 With Twitter.   —  At the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco today Microsoft's President of Microsoft's Online Services Group, Qi Lu, spoke with Tim O'Reilly.  He hit on some of his overall goals with Microsoft and search …
Oct 21, 2009, 3:50 PMIn context
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Microsoft To Announce Bing Deals With Facebook And Twitter   —  Microsoft will announce the integration of real time status updates from both Twitter and Facebook into Bing at the Web 2.0 Summit today, we've heard from a source with knowledge of the deals.  The announcement will be made by Qi Lu …
Oct 21, 2009, 2:30 PMIn context

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