By keeping start-up ShenQi at arm’s length, parent company Lenovo is hoping to get ahead of nimble rivals in the Chinese smartphone industry. An interview with CEO Chen Xudong.
Apple China is back in the reckoning; Walmart announces brave expansion plan and Alibaba gives the YunOS a renewed push.
Having conquered China’s smartphone market, Xiaomi now wants to take over your living room—and the world
From LeTV to OnePlus, the new contenders for the top spot in the Chinese smartphone market.
Online video platform LeTV believes its new smartphone can demolish competition. Is that too wild an ambition?
As Chinese tech company Xiaomi completes a phenomenal five years, we take you through the major milestones in its journey so far.
Xiaomi has attained an enviable position in the Chinese smartphone market. But will its current strategies help it retain its prized spot as it gains scale?
This week, Qualcomm got a rap on its knuckles and a $975 million fine; Alibaba invested in smartphone brand Meizu; and the Chinese imports figure plunged. Bad Data The most recent indicators of the Chinese economy don’t look good. Imports fell sharply by 20% in January from a year earlier, the biggest drop since May […]
This week, Shanghai brought the annual practice of fixing GDP growth targets into sharp focus by simply abandoning it; Alibaba and SAIC washed their dirty linen in public; and Apple posted record profits bolstered by Chinese fans of the iPhone 6.
This week, Lei Jun triggered memories of Steve Jobs at the launch of the new Xiaomi Note where he also discussed the company’s future; taxi-hailing app Kuaidi Dache got a fresh cash infusion; and the eternal question made a comeback: does China need more stimulus?