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Chinese sports brand Li Ning teams up with Xiaomi to launch ‘smart’ trainers

According to recent reports, leading Chinese tech company Xiaomi is planning to release a line of ‘smart’ running shoes, in association with sportswear firm Li Ning, by the end of 2015. Li Ning has partnered with Xiaomi’s wearables startup Huami Technology responsible for the fitness tracking wristband Mi Band. “We have chosen to collaborate with… Read More

Xiaomi to launch Indian data centre in world’s third-largest smartphone market

Xiaomi, the leading Chinese smartphone company, has announced that it plans to open a data centre in India by June this year to support its expansion into the Indian market. According to the Beijing-based firm the move responds to Indian security concerns over the protection of user data, raised by the Indian Air Force and… Read More

Facebook investment in Xiaomi averted by censor fears, report claims

Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg was in talks with Chinese smartphone and tech giant Xiaomi prior to last month’s $1.1bn (£726,544) fundraising deal, according to an exclusive report from Reuters. Zuckerberg is reported to have informally discussed a massive investment in Xiaomi during a dinner with the company’s CEO Lei Jun when he visited Beijing last… Read More

Samsung reports largest profit decline since 2011

Competition from a strong smartphone market has pushed Samsung’s annual revenue down for the first time in three years. The South Korean firm confirmed today (paywalled) that it has seen its operating profit fall by 32 per cent, down to $22.6bn (£15bn). Operating profit was measured at Won5.2tn (£3.1tn) in the final quarter of 2014, dropping… Read More

Xiaomi pulls in £7.8bn over 2014, doubling last year’s revenue

Xiaomi Technology, the leading Chinese smartphone and tablet maker, has more than doubled its revenue, jumping 135% in 2014. A week after it was named top global tech start-up, the firm announced that it had made 74.3bn yuan (£7.8bn) in pre-tax sales last year. The world’s third biggest handset maker, after Samsung and Apple, announced that… Read More