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  • Aug 21, 2014
  • Updated: 1:22pm


Weibo: Xiaomi's slip, Cloudary's Hou battles depression

Fast-rising smartphone maker Xiaomi is known for its savvy marketing tactics, but the company has been on the defensive in the blogosphere this past week after a rare tactical blunder that saw it come under attack from disappointed fans.

Wednesday, 8 January, 2014, 9:26am

Xiaomi, Huawei set 2014 targets, ZTE adjusts

The start of a new year is seeing 2 of China's top smartphone and telecoms equipment makers lay out their new goals for 2014, with the fast-rising Xiaomi aiming to continue its explosive growth as the more mature Huawei targets more modest gains.

2 Jan 2014 - 12:55pm

Weibo: Huawei, ZTE chase 'cool', Xiaomi chases Apple

Stodgy telecoms giants ZTE (0763.HK) and Huawei were fighting a heated battle in the microblogging realm to be the "New Cool of School" last week, as each trumpeted niche smartphone brands aimed at copying the suc

23 Dec 2013 - 9:02am

Weibo: Xiaomi finds fans in Facebook, Vancl

High-flying smartphone maker Xiaomi is at the centre of 2 recent strings of microblog posts, one touching on an interesting new connection with Facebook (Nasdaq: FB) and the other hinting at an increasingly cozy relationship with struggling online clothing seller Vancl.

21 Oct 2013 - 6:07pm

Xiaomi joins US$10b club

Froth in company valuations seems to be building once again in China's high-tech realm, with word that up-and-coming smartphone maker Xiaomi's latest fund raising values the company at more than $10 billion (HK$77.5 billion).

25 Aug 2013 - 3:21pm