“If you can get some inspiration from your competitor then there is nothing wrong in it”. Seems like Biadu (NASDAQ:BIDU), Chinese internet search engine company, strongly believes in this. The company has reportedly come up with a wearable glass technology, named ‘baidu eye’, that seems to be very similar to Google’s ‘glass’ that was introduced last year (2012). For reasons best known to Baidu, they claim it to be different and innovative than Google’s technology.
The news broke out around April fools day and took technology enthusiasts by surprise. While some of them appreciated the arrival of Google glass competitor, others slammed it as yet another attempt by a Chinese company to copy technology developed by an American company.