The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which chief technology officer Jeremy Phillips discusses topics across the investing world.

Recent news suggests Baidu and Google going to war -- in South America. With Baidu reportedly opening a Brazilian office, investors will get an interesting look at how successful Chinese Web companies can be outside of their native land. In the short, two-minute video below, Jeremy highlights what Fools should look for in this battle.

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