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Baidu Invests In Uber

Chinese search giant Baidu has confirmed an investment in Uber. The company's mobile search and maps apps will integrate Uber. Similar to Google Maps, Baidu Maps will integrate into Uber. The app also adds a request-a-ride button. Techcrunch reports that the deal will allow Uber to take advantage of Baidu’s app distribution channels -- including 91 Wireless, which it purchased for $1.9 billion last year.

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