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Chinese search giant Baidu, often referred to as the Google of China, recently took another page out of Google's playbook -- a move into mobile. Indeed, Baidu plans to offer a competitively priced smartphone to try to tap into one of the greatest growth opportunities for tech investors. Mobile growth in China is already exploding, but the runway for this growth story is truly tremendous. Apple and Google already have strong presences in the Middle Kingdom, and more competition should be on the way. Is this the right move for Baidu? Watch the video to find out.
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