Baidu (BIDU), whose mobile search engine will reportedly be offered as a search option for...

|By:, SA News Editor

Baidu (BIDU), whose mobile search engine will reportedly be offered as a search option for Chinese iPhones, is also talking to Apple about having its Chinese-language input software pre-installed on the devices, a source tells TechNode. Baidu's input software is said to the 2nd-most-popular in China, behind an offering from Sohu's (SOHU) Sogou unit.