What it is:
Baidu is a large search engine in China. The word translates to "hundreds of times." Its ticker symbol is BIDU.
How it works/Example:
Founded in 2000, Baidu is tailored to Chinese users. Similar to Google, the site offers a variety of advertising solutions for businesses.
Baidu censors content and search results in accordance with the rules of the Chinese government.
Why it matters:
China has the world's largest Internet user population, and its middle class is growing both in size and influence.