Xiaomi registers official VR-related Weibo account

Xiaomi registered a new official Weibo account named Xiaomi VR on Saturday, which is undoubtedly a message to the world that the company has made full preparations to enter the VR industry. [caption id="attachment_8374" align="aligncenter"…

Happy 6th birthday, Xiaomi: the story of the…

China’s leading smartphone maker Xiaomi just celebrated its sixth birthday on Wednesday. The company’s CEO Lei Jun posted a photo of the startup team in 2010 on Sina Weibo, getting many comments from netizens. “On…

Smartphones a good start for Xiaomi, the smart…

Xiaomi released the name of their smart home ecosystem, MIJIA, at a conference in Beijing on Tuesday. CEO Lei Jun explained at the conference that Xiaomi plans to further expand on the concept of a…

5 insights from Xiaomi on entrepreneurship

Xiaomi is one of the hottest smartphone companies in China and the world, but fans of the company's Mi line of smartphones may not know much about one its central figures, Li Wanqiang. In 2010,…

What did these tech figureheads propose at China’s…

The China’s National People’s Congress (NPC) and Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), China’s annual legislative and political advising sessions, called the “two sessions” for short, began in Beijing last week. With the tech industry’s…

Top 3 types of real estate services with…

[caption id="attachment_5551" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Lei Jun, Xiaomi CEO. From Baidu Images.[/caption] Known as China’s “Apple”, smartphone maker Xiaomi, is world’s most valuable startup with a USD 45 billion valuation. Its CEO Lei Jun has been building…

Xiaomi pushes into payment market to compete with…

  [caption id="attachment_4488" align="aligncenter" width="500"] From Xiaomi.com[/caption] The online payment market is too large to be ignored. In addition to the four tech giants Alibaba, Tencent, Baidu and JD.com, who are splitting the market, Xiaomi…

Xiaomi CEO teases advanced tech, but will the…

[caption id="attachment_5766" align="aligncenter" width="350"] Lei Jun's tease on Weibo[/caption] After a turbulent 2015, Lei Jun teased Weibo users with a glimpse of the “advanced” features of the soon-to-be-released Mi 5, a Xiaomi smartphone which is…