I am happy to share with you today my latest article, co-written with my colleague Alan Chan. We are looking at Alibaba’s Alipay versus PayPal and take it into ...
Xiaomi, the brainchild of investor and tech guru Lei Jun, redefined the Chinese smartphone market by launching an extremely powerful smartphone running on a smartly-designed Android skin at a price almost anyone could afford. Other companies have since followed Xiaomi into the cheap-smartphone fray, but the company’s success has proved difficult to copy. It has also proved difficult to predict, ignoring the expectations for a tablet launch and instead launching a set-top box for online video. Where will Xiaomi go next? We have no idea. But whatever the company does is sure to be interesting.
Ben Bajarin from Techpinions and Creative Strategies joined us again to discuss the different market dynamics for smartphones in China and India, the recent deb...
Starting off the first episode for Analyse Asia on Tech in Asia, we have Benedict Evans, partner from Andreessen Horowitz to discuss all things mobile. We start...
Xiaomi reveals the app-connected running shoes that it has created with Chinese sportswear company Li Ning.
Xiaomi is venturing into Latin America with launch of Redmi 2 and Mi Band in Brazil next week.
Xiaomi announces its half-yearly sales results in light of a slowed and increasingly commodified smartphone market.
Alibaba has announced it will pioneer a unique subscription-based video service for the Chinese market
Which is why Chinese hardware startups should be begging for Xiaomi's investment.
Smartphones are now a common tool in China, owned by the average Zhou, just like washing machines or rice cookers. Here are 3 things that could happen next.
China's flatscreen TV market is pretty crowded. Have the country's top two internet companies that make smart TVs found a way in?
Like Baidu and Alibaba, Xiaomi is eyeing China’s finance industry and seeing dollar signs. Today the company is officially launching a money-market fund called ...
Lei Jun's poor English has gone viral in China. But his critics are missing the forest for the trees.
This PR ploy allows Chinese tech companies to get some press attention by connecting themselves with a global brand like Apple.
More than the investment itself, a thumbs up from the chairman emeritus of the Tata Group adds to the Xiaomi mojo which has already cast a spell over India.
Xiaomi VP Hugo Barra announced the Mi Band launch at the global premiere of the new Mi 4i in Delhi on Thursday.
With founders Lei Jun and Lin Bin in attendance, Xiaomi VP Hugo Barra shows off the thinner Mi 4i, which comes in 5 colors.