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Xiaomi Launches Ninebot Mini: A Self-Balancing Scooter With A $314 Price Tag

China-based smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has announced the launch of Ninebot Mini, a Segway-like personal transport device for 1999 RMB ($314 USD). Compared to Segway’s most affordable model, the Segway i2 SE, which starts at $6,499 USD, it’s a significant play for a low-end market.  Segway’s electric vehicle company was founded in 2001, and was later acquired by its young Chinese imitator […]

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Huawei Celebrates The New Year By Boosting Sales Expectations

While many Chinese smartphone vendors are looking to 2016 for a reprieve from dwindling smartphone demand, Huawei Technologies Co. is ringing in the New Year with some better news. The company said on Thursday that their 2015 revenue is expected to rise 35.5% over the previous year, significantly higher than a prediction release earlier this year of 20%. The Shenzhen-based […]

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The Modern Chinese Consumer: 3 Things You Should Know

While the world watches China’s slowing economy with anxiety-filled anticipation, Chinese consumers are largely optimistic and willing to spend, according to a new report released last Friday by consulting firm McKinsey. The report, which surveyed 10,000 people across 44 cities in China, found that more than half of Chinese consumers were confident that their income […]

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Xiaomi MIUI App Store Surpasses 20 Billion Downloads

After regaining the top spot in China by shippments, smartphone giant Xiaomi has marked another milestone, this time with their software. MIUI, the customized Android ROM by Xiaomi, announced that app downloads through its built-in app store surpassed 20 billion as of June this year. It’s good news for the Chinese smartphone maker which posted growth figures […]

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The Top Ten Android App Stores In China 2015

Looking for the latest figures on app stores in China? Check out our 2017 update. Google is hoping to launch a modified Play Store with approved apps later this fall. It’s a glimmering speck of hope for the U.S. tech company which has been largely shut out behind the firewall over the past five years. In […]

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