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Is Baidu Out of Growth Ideas?

By Tim Beyers - Apr 5, 2013 at 8:30PM

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Concept spectacles are blatant copy of Google Glass.

Are there any original ideas left? Months after Google (GOOGL -0.16%) made Glass an official product you could buy for $1,500, Baidu (BIDU 3.10%) this week teased "Baidu Eye," a Glass copycat.

Or at least that's how it looks. In confirming the Eye's existence in an interview with Mashable, a spokesperson insisted that the two devices are functionally distinct. Nevermind that neither product was selling on the mass market as of this writing.

Is Baidu making a mistake copying Google like this? In the following video, Tim Beyers of Motley Fool Rule Breakers and Motley Fool Supernova comments on the company's approach, and how it differs from what we've seen to date. Please watch and then leave a comment to let us know what you think of Baidu's prospects.

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