Fast-growing Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is strengthening its patents in preparation for its entry into the US market, head of international operations Hugo Barra told Bloomberg Television on Thursday, without offering a time table.Friday, 17 July, 2015, 2:18pm
Joggers already have their smartphone and smart watch. Next up: “smart” running shoes that include a module with sensors placed under the sole.
Huami Technology, a subsidiary of the Chinese electronics giant Xiaomi, revealed a pair of trainers on Thursday it produced in partnership with Chinese sportswear firm Li-Ning.17 Jul 2015 - 3:02pm
The call of the world’s biggest smartphone market is proving irresistible for entrepreneurs in China, where even purveyors of concrete mixers, refrigerators and rock music are mimicking local trailblazer Xiaomi with their own handsets.14 Jul 2015 - 4:21pm
The public spat between Chinese smart device and online video content rivals Xiaomi and LeTV may have prompted Beijing to issue its recent warning against industry malpractice, media reports claim.
Xiaomi is more widely known as China's top smartphone maker while LeTV is a new player in the smartphone industry. Both companies make smart TVs.9 Jul 2015 - 7:02pm
China’s top smartphone maker Xiaomi may be preparing to move into the electric car industry, at least if its recently filed patents are any indication.
China’s intellectual property office, known by the acronym SIPO, from last month began making public a series of automobile-related patents that Xiaomi had filed earlier in the year.8 Jul 2015 - 4:36pm
Xiaomi on Thursday said it sold 34.7 million smartphones in the first six months of this year, casting doubt on the ability of China’s most valuable tech startup to achieve its full-year target.
Chief Executive Lei Jun last year spoke of reaching 100 million shipments this year but in recent months has revised the figure to a more conservative range of 80 million to 100 million.2 Jul 2015 - 2:55pm
Beijing-based smartphone maker Xiaomi said on Wednesday it has hired private equity investor Shou Zi Chew as chief financial officer, further bolstering its executive ranks in a period of rapid international expansion.
Chew, the Hong Kong-based partner of DST Investment Management, first helped the prominent late-stage technology fund invest in Xiaomi in 2011.1 Jul 2015 - 1:37pm
Chinese smartphone maker Meizu has launched its latest flagship handset and, in keeping with its strategy, aggressively priced the cutting-edge device at 1,799 yuan (US$285).
The MX5 sports a metal build and packs a 20.7-megapixel Sony camera module with a dual LED flash and laser autofocus, along with a 5-megapixel shooter in front.1 Jul 2015 - 9:30am 1 comment
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has started making devices in Brazil for sale locally, promising to dramatically undercut rivals on price in the first big step beyond Asia for the world's most valuable technology start-up.1 Jul 2015 - 9:31am
China’s top smartphone maker Xiaomi has released a new router with 6TB of built-in memory and improved transfer speeds as it aims to give customers a convenient new hub on which to store their photos and videos.
The supersized Mi Wi-Fi is designed to store all pictures in a user’s lifetime, said the company’s founder and chairman Lei Jun. Its previous router offered just 1TB.11 Jun 2015 - 9:03am
China's leading smartphone maker Xiaomi unveiled its first Mi Home showroom outside the Chinese mainland on Tuesday, in Hong Kong’s busy Mong Kok shopping district. It opens to the public today.10 Jun 2015 - 8:00am
Chinese smart device maker Xiaomi has become the world's second largest seller of wearables thanks entirely to the success of one cut-price fitness tracker.9 Jun 2015 - 8:47am 2 comments
China's largest smartphone maker Xiaomi is set to expand into a completely new market: making commercial drones at a price affordable for most Chinese gadget consumers, putting it in direct competition with Shenzhen-based drone maker DJI.3 Jun 2015 - 8:38am
US wearables start-up Misfit, which counts Xiaomi among its investors, will launch an app specifically for users in China in a few months in a bid to localise their services for its second biggest market, a senior executive said.27 May 2015 - 9:52am
While the inaugural Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Asia, taking place in Shanghai this week, has been as jargon-filled as any technology event: B2B, B2C, O2O, etc. But one acronym is only mentioned in private conversations: C2C.26 May 2015 - 4:39pm 1 comment