Baidu, Inc. was established in 2000. It has, since then, become the largest Chinese search engine. The company boasts a reach of over 629 million users in 138 countries, worldwide. It is estimated that Baidu handles around 60 million searches on a daily basis. The sheer size of the operation resulted in Baidu in being the first Chinese company to be included in the NASDAQ-100 index. This company is responsible for providing an index of over 760 million web pages, 80 million pictures, and 10 million multimedia content.