Additionally, a live and archived webcast of this conference call will be available at http://ir.baidu.com.
Baidu, Inc. is the leading Chinese language
Internet search provider. Baidu aims to make a complex world simpler through technology. Baidus ADSs trade on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol BIDU. Currently, ten ADSs represent one Class A ordinary share.
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