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Can Beijing compete with Silicon Valley?

2 March 2014 Last updated at 21:34 GMT

Over the past 30 years China has transformed itself into the second largest economy in the world.

Beijing has been part of the transformation, boasting a well-established tech scene with a now flourishing start-up culture.

How does Beijing compare to California's Silicon Valley?

Neil Koenig reports.