Baidu, Inc. provides Internet search services in China and internationally. It offers Chinese language search platform on its Baidu.com Website that enables users to find relevant information online, including Web pages, news, images, documents, and multimedia files through links provided on its Website; and international products and services to users in other countries. The company also provides search products, social-networking products, UGC-based knowledge products, location-based products and services, entertainment products, security products, mobile related products and services, products and services for developers and Webmasters, and other products and services, as well as products and services provided by its associated or cooperative Websites. In addition, it offers online marketing services based on search queries, contextuals, audience attributes, media and placement attributes, and other forms; and value-added consultative services. The company serves online marketing customers, including SMEs, large domestic companies, and Chinese divisions and subsidiaries of multinational corporations operating in the medical and healthcare, tourism and ticketing, education, software and online games, machinery and equipment, network service, transportation, construction and decoration, financial services, business services, and franchising industries. It sells its online marketing services directly, as well as through its distribution network. The company has a strategic partnership with CloudFlare to launch a unified Internet security platform. The company was formerly known as Baidu.com, Inc. and changed its name to Baidu, Inc. in December 2008. Baidu, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Beijing, the People’s Republic of China.