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Xiaomi’s 100-Hardware-Companies Strategy

This July Xiaomi launched a connected wristband, which was manufactured by Huami Technology (our translation). Being sold on Xiaomi’s online store and their official store on Alibaba’s Tmall, the wristband achieved a million shipments four months after launch, and claims it has the largest market share in its category. Its functions and features are similar to most activity […]

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Xiaomi To Invest Millions USD in Video Site Youku Tudou

Chinese smart hardware and internet service provider Xiaomi revealed further details for its ambitious US$1 billion digital content plan released last week. The burgeoning startup announced a strategic partnership with Youku Todou, one of China’s largest internet companies. It plans to acquire the latter’s circulating shares with eight-digit US dollar investment for the development of a multi-screen media and entertainment […]

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Xiaomi’s US$1B for Digital Content, Poaches Online Media Guru Chen Tong [Updated]

“Content is king”, as they say, and even hardware manufacturers want in on it. Xiaomi, the Chinese smart hardware and internet service provider, announced this afternoon that it is allocating US$1 billion to digital content, especially online videos for the Xiaomi Smart TV and set-top box. The company has hired Chen Tong, editor-in-chief of Sina since […]

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Xiaomi Launches Tablet and the Second-gen Smart TV

Chinese smart device maker Xiaomi finally launches a tablet today. We heard of the existence of it last year and thought it would come out soon as the company began testing a custom Android system earlier this year. Specs: Processor: TEGRA K1 (192-core GPU) Screen:7.9‑inch retina display (by Sharp/AUO) Cameras: 5MP front-facing camera (OmniVision) & 8MP […]

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Chinese Tech Companies are Flocking into Public WiFi Solution Sector to Seize the High Ground in Online-to-Offline

Alipay, the Internet payments service provider of Alibaba Group, announced today it has reached partnership with WiTown, a Chinese business-facing WiFi hotspot solution provider, to offer free products and services to bricks-and-mortar stores to enable Chinese consumers to enjoy free Internet connection over WiFi anywhere. WiTown provides, by partnering with Chinese carriers such as China […]

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