Baidu is a multinational technology company that offers cloud computing, artificial intelligence, and internet services including products like a search engine, amongst others. The holding company is incorporated in the Cayman Islands with their headquarters in Beijing China. Baidu is reportedly one of the largest internet companies in the world.
As announced by The Verge, Baidu has launched a ChatGPT alternative, Ernie Bot, after receiving Government approval. The generative conversational machine can respond to user requests, just like ChatGPT, and is primarily available in Chinese language.