Chinese tech CEO tells Silicon Valley to play ball

To break into Chinese markets, America's tech giants will have to learn to play nicely and abide by the Chinese government's rules, says Robin Li, co-founder of Baidu, China's leading search engine. Li, himself a former Valley entrepreneur, said that Western tech companies have a narrow window of opportunity to gain a foothold in China before domestic companies lock down the market. "I think companies like Facebook should think about the Chinese market. If they do it right, if they have a lot of patience, they have a chance," Li said.

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