Photo taken on Sept. 8, 2020 shows the logo of Baidu at the comprehensive exhibition area of the 2020 China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS) in Beijing, capital of China. (Xinhua/Li Muzi)
BEIJING, April 27 (Xinhua) -- China's leading search engine and AI technology firm Baidu saw the monthly active users of Baidu App, the company's mobile news feed and search app, amount to 560 million, the Xinhua-run Shanghai Securities News reported on Monday.
At present, Baidu app features 4.2 million Baijiahao accounts, said Shen Dou, executive vice president of Baidu.
According to Shen, the number of Baidu's smart applets reaches 660,000, with the monthly active users standing at 420 million.
Shen also noted that the company will construct its own closed-loop service systems especially for key industries such as healthcare, live streaming, short video, and education.
In 2020, Baidu saw a total revenue of 107.1 billion yuan (about 16.5 billion U.S. dollars) and net profits of 22 billion yuan (about 3.4 billion U.S. dollars).
(Edited by Yang Yifan with Xinhua Silk Road, firstname.lastname@example.org)