The Chinese search engine Baidu Inc. has released an Internet browser that will compete with Microsoft Corp.’s Internet Explorer and Google Inc.’s Chrome. 

Baidu is looking to fuel growth mainly by boosting its core search advertising business, but it is also branching out to seek other potential sources of revenue. Baidu said in October that search advertising accounted for 95% of its revenue.  Baidu on Monday started offering downloads .

Source:  Wall Street Journal