Lu has stepped down from his COO role at Baidu and instead is taking up the position as head of Y Combinator China. Y Combinator has been credited with seeding popular tech start ups such as Dropbox Inc, Airbnb, and Reddit, to name a few.
Lu joined last year with the express intent to evolve the Baidu platform into an AI first solution as well as center the company around a similar mindset moving forward.
Microsoft is joining Apollo, the open autonomous driving project that Chinese technology giant launched earlier this year.
Take a look at the top Microsoft news over the past week, from Baidu and Microsoft partnering up for self-driving car technology, to Microsoft's CIO leaving the company.
Microsoft has become one of several companies to sign up with Baidu - the massive Chinese search engine - in their effort to implement AI technology into the new self-driving car market.
It has been announced that former Microsoft veteran Qi Lu has joined the Chinese search engine Baidu as a group president and Chief Operating Officer.
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