Posts Tagged: Miliao

As copycat WeChat dominates China, Xiaomi’s chat app Miliao shifts direction

The first big chat app in China wasn’t Tencent’s WeChat, it was Xiaomi’s Miliao. Back in 2010 when the app first launched,...

  • August 9, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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Xiaomi’s old flagship phone still selling well, now sold 15 million in total

China’s Xiaomi Taps SAP to Help Users Send Global SMS

Chinese startup phone-maker Xiaomi has tapped enterprise software company SAP (NYSE:SAP) to help its users send global SMS with ease. This w...

  • June 27, 2013
  • at 4:30 pm
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MiTalk messaging app Southeast Asia

China’s Xiaomi Aims its MiTalk Messaging App at Southeast Asia, Japan, and Korea

China’s Xiaomi not only makes a range of popular Android-based smartphones (a whopping 7.19 million sold in 2012) but also its own gro...

  • January 21, 2013
  • at 4:45 pm
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GMIC 2012: Lei Jun and Pony Ma Talk Mobile

The opening sessions of GMIC 2012 were, unsurprisingly, all about mobile. Tencent CEO Pony Ma and Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun are both men with exten...

  • May 10, 2012
  • at 12:08 pm
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Miliao Group Messaging App Adds Music Sharing Between Buddies

Two of China’s coolest startups have joined hands to make it easier for friends to share music via mobile messaging. In the deal, song...

  • March 5, 2012
  • at 3:40 pm
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Co-founder of Xiaomi Demos New Smartphone, Just Released [VIDEO]

I met up with Bin Lin, co-founder of Xiaomi, yesterday morning to find out more about the start-up’s product. And coincidentally, yest...

  • October 21, 2011
  • at 3:30 pm
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Qihoo’s Group Messaging App, KouXin, Hits China’s Smartphones

Qihoo 360 has launched a beta version of its brand-new group messaging app KouXin, which means ‘message’ in Chinese. It joins an increas...

  • August 31, 2011
  • at 4:18 pm
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Xiaomi Phone Specs Leak – Dual-Core Android Coming This Year

Details and screenshots of Xiaomi’s upcoming smartphone are beginning to leak out (pictured above), pointing to it being a slickly-the...

  • July 15, 2011
  • at 2:02 pm
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Xiaomi 7-Inch Tablet Could Debut with New Mi-3 Smartphone in August

Report: Tencent to Invest $2 Billion in Xiaomi; Xiaomi Confirms Collaboration

China’s Xiaomi has gone from a little startup with a hip Android ROM to a mobile giant whose latest valuation may have the company wor...

  • July 23, 2013
  • at 11:50 pm
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xiaomi founder lei jun at gmic 2013

Lei Jun: WeChat Has Done a Great Job

On stage at the Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) in Beijing this morning, Lei Jun (pictured), CEO and founder at Xiaomi, was posed a...

  • May 7, 2013
  • at 11:58 am
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Xiaomi Makes an Acquisition, Points to Building an Apple Facetime Rival

The makers of China’s hottest homegrown smartphone, Xiaomi, has made a curious acquisition in the form of the team behind the third-pa...

  • August 8, 2012
  • at 12:05 pm
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Xiaomi Says Monthly Income Now Exceeds $158 million

It’s hard to believe that less than a year ago, Xiaomi hadn’t even released its phone onto the market. Now, versions of its hand...

  • May 4, 2012
  • at 11:30 am
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A Review of the Xiaomi M1 [VIDEO]

We’ve done a fair amount of reporting on Xiaomi’s M1 smartphone, and apparently I got caught up in the hype, because a little ov...

  • January 27, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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Taiwanese Pop Star Jay Chou Invests in 31SMS Start-Up

Taiwanese pop singer Jay Chou (pictured right) seems to have been inspired by Hollywood movie star Aston Kutcher in investing in a start-up....

  • September 13, 2011
  • at 12:57 pm
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Tencent Updates its iPhone Group Messaging App, Now Ready to Send Videos

Tencent has updated the iPhone version of its Weixin group messaging app with support for video messages and a location-based service (LBS) ...

  • August 8, 2011
  • at 3:40 pm
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