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Xiaomi 11T Pro Review: Not worthy of its Pro name

The Xiaomi 11T Pro is more a sideways step than an upgrade to the Mi 11, and it can't justify its Pro name.
Tags: Android, Mobile, Trends, Xiaomi, 11T Pro, Xiaomi 11T Pro


Xiaomi launches its own smart glasses, of course

Mariella Moon Contributor Mariella Moon is an associate editor at Engadget. More posts by this contributor FAA opens probe into anomaly on Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic spaceflight Xiaomi is challenging Facebook in the wearables arena by launching its own smart glasses. The device won’t only be capable of taking photos, but also of displaying messages and notifications, making calls, providing navigation and translating text...
Tags: Startups, TC, Gadgets, Facebook, Column, Hardware, Xiaomi, Richard Branson, Ar, Augmented Reality, Faa, Smart Glasses, Engadget, Tceng, Mariella Moon Contributor Mariella Moon, Facebook Xiaomi


Xiaomi’s upcoming smart glasses are all about ‘an engineering mindset’

Xiaomi today announced its entry into the smart glasses (not AR glasses) world with the most marketing post ever. Before we dive into the technical detail of the wearable, I want everyone to know the company describes this as an “engineering mindset to create a future viewpoint.” Yep. The Xiaomi Smart Glasses have a 0.13-inch MircoLED display on one of the lenses. The company says it uses “optical waveguide technology” — which refracts light at 180 degrees — to display content, such as notificat...
Tags: Startups, Xiaomi, Plugged


Xiaomi unveils smart glasses that it claims could replace the smartphone

Xiaomi is the latest company to step into the smart glasses space, offering an advanced design that it claims could replace the smartphone.
Tags: Mobile, Wearables, News, Trends, Xiaomi, Smart Glasses, Smart Specs


Xiaomi’s Smart Glasses are more than a wearable companion for your smartphone

Xiaomi has unveiled its first smart glasses, the Xiaomi Smart Glasses, which they say is more than just a secondary smartphone display.
Tags: Xiaomi, Xiaomi Smart Glasses


The Station: Apple car shakeup, how Sept. 11 changed travel, and a pledge from airlines

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every weekend in your inbox. Hi readers: Welcome to The Station, your central hub for all past, present and future means of moving people and packages from Point A to Point B. Twenty years and one week ago, I was riding the monorail system at the Newark airport and pointed to the twin skyscrapers looming in the distance. “I can’t believe you’ve never been to the top of...
Tags: Apple, Google, Transportation, Europe, UK, England, New York, Congress, California, White House, China, Ipo, Germany, New York City, Tech, Tesla


Motorola's Over-the-Air Wireless Charging Tech Might Be Cool, but Probably Won't Be Fast

Over-the-air wireless charging is the dream—after all, who doesn’t want to charge their phone without plugging it in? Gadget-makers have attempted to bring the technology to market and make it a daily reality, though there’s still work to be done and regulatory hurdles to clear.Read more...
Tags: Energy, Motorola, Science, Articles, Electric Vehicles, Xiaomi, Lenovo, Qi, Charging Station, Weibo, Wireless Power Transfer, Electromagnetism, Inductive Charging, Wireless Energy Transfer, Technology Internet, S Tech


Tribe and Arkam back Jar app to help millions in India start their savings journey

Even as hundreds of millions of people in India have a bank account, only a tiny fraction of this population invests in any financial instrument. Fewer than 30 million people invest in mutual funds or stocks, for instance. In recent years, a handful of startups have made it easier for users — especially the millennials — to invest, but the figure has largely remained stagnant. Now, an Indian startup believes that it has found the solution to tackle this challenge — and is already seeing good ear...
Tags: Startups, TC, Apps, Asia, Finance, India, Funding, Tech, Xiaomi, UPI, Jar, Bihar, Ashraf, ACORN, Arjun Sethi, Kunal Shah


India’s $1 trillion digital loan market is next battleground for tech giants

Home >Companies >News >India’s $1 trillion digital loan market is next battleground for tech giants. India’s digital loan market is becoming a battleground for companies from Facebook Inc. to Xiaomi Corp., as they seek a foothold in what’s set to be a $1 trillion industry. The social media giant’s foray into India coincides with Xiaomi’s, the Chinese maker of everything from rice cookers to gaming monitors, plans to offer loans, credit cards and insurance products in partnership with some of th...
Tags: Business, News, India, Xiaomi, Lending, Facebook Inc, Press Trust of India, Manu Jain, Xiaomi Corp


China Roundup: Beijing takes aim at algorithm, Xiaomi automates electric cars

Hello and welcome back to TechCrunch’s China roundup, a digest of recent events shaping the Chinese tech landscape and what they mean to people in the rest of the world. The biggest news of the week again comes from Beijing’s ongoing effort to dampen the influence of the country’s tech giants. Regulators are now going after the exploitative use of algorithm-powered user recommendations. We also saw a few major acquisitions this week. Xiaomi is acquiring an autonomous vehicle startup called Deep...
Tags: Startups, TC, Transportation, Asia, Twitter, Microsoft, Government, China, European Union, Beijing, Xiaomi, Vr, Lei Jun, Communist Party, Pico, Wang


China roundup: Beijing takes aim at algorithms, Xiaomi automates electric cars

Hello and welcome back to TechCrunch’s China roundup, a digest of recent events shaping the Chinese tech landscape and what they mean to people in the rest of the world. The biggest news of the week again comes from Beijing’s ongoing effort to dampen the influence of the country’s tech giants. Regulators are now going after the exploitative use of algorithm-powered user recommendations. We also saw a few major acquisitions this week. Xiaomi is acquiring an autonomous vehicle startup called Deep...
Tags: TC, Transportation, Asia, Twitter, Microsoft, Government, China, Tech, European Union, Beijing, Xiaomi, Vr, Lei Jun, Communist Party, Pico, Wang


Exclusive-JOYY's Top Shareholders Plan Take-Private Deal, Value Firm at up to $8 Billion -Sources

By Julie ZhuHONG KONG (Reuters) -JOYY Inc's top two shareholders, its Chairman David Li and Xiaomi founder Lei Jun, plan to take the Nasdaq-listed...
Tags: Xiaomi, Lei Jun, David Li, Julie ZhuHONG, Reuters JOYY Inc


Xiaomi might introduce a 200-megapixel camera with its next Ultra phone

Xiaomi's next Ultra phone aims to keep living up to the Ultra name with a reported main 200-megapixel camera.
Tags: Android, Mobile, Trends, Xiaomi, Ultra, Mi 11 Ultra


Xiaomi reports record 64% revenue growth, acquires Deepmotion for $77.3 million

Xiaomi reported a second-quarter net income of $1.28 billion on revenue of $13.56 billion following the Chinese technology giant’s strong surge in smartphone market share globally. During the quarter that ended in June, Xiaomi said it saw a 64% year-on-year growth in revenue, and its net income surged over 80% from the same time a year ago. The Hong Kong-listed firm said its smartphone revenue grew to $9.1 billion, thanks to a just as impressive jump in its smartphone shipment to 52.9 million un...
Tags: Apple, Asia, Hong Kong, China, Tech, Automotive, Alibaba, Xiaomi, Baidu, Geely, Didi, SAIC Motor, Huawei Xiaomi, Rita Liao, Xpeng Nio, Deepmotion


Oppo Shows Off a Faster Version of Apple's MagSafe Charger

Oppo, the parent company behind OnePlus smartphones, is well known for teasing its upcoming hardware gimmicks. This time, it’s attempting to give Apple a run for its money with a new magnetic wireless charging technology.Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Science, Technology, Mobile Phones, Telecommunications, Xiaomi, Lightning, Oneplus, Battery Charging, Consumer Electronics, Magsafe, VOOC, BBK Electronics, Iphone 12, Wireless Energy Transfer


Xiaomi's 'Mi' brand reportedly comes to an end after more than a decade

Xiaomi is reportedly retiring its "Mi" brand with future product launches, following the company's recent rise to the top of the...
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Exclusive-China Evergrande in Talks With Xiaomi Consortium to Sell EV Unit Stake-Sources

HONG KONG/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Embattled Chinese property developer Evergrande Group is in talks with smartphone maker Xiaomi and Shenzhen...
Tags: Xiaomi, Reuters, HONG KONG SHANGHAI, Evergrande Group, Xiaomi Consortium


Google Pixel 5a Review: The New King of Mid-Range

Ever since Google got into the mid-range phone game with the Pixel 3a, Google’s most affordable handsets have just been getting better and better. And when you combine all of Google’s Pixel-only software features with an even bigger screen, improved durability, and new support for water resistance on the new Pixel 5a,…Read more...
Tags: Google, Android, Motorola, Science, Softbank, Smartphones, Mobile Phones, Xiaomi, Sam, Qualcomm, Pixel, Oppo, Google Pixel, Pixel 3, Pixel 4, Pixel 4a


What you need to know about Xiaomi's CyberDog

Xiaomi makes a lot of stuff you probably don’t know about. As well as its range of wallet-friendly smartphones you can also buy Xiaomi electric scooters, Xiaomi musical instruments, Xiaomi exercise gear, and now your very own pet robo-pooch for a cool £1115.Looking like a similar breed to Boston Dynamics’ rather creepy Spot, Xiaomi’s own quadruped its designed to give robotics enthusiasts an open-source opportunity to experiment. The company also plans to set up a community for CyberDog owners t...
Tags: News, Xiaomi, Boston Dynamics, Cyberdog


Xiaomi introduces 100W Mi Wireless Charging Stand

After introducing 80W wireless charging stand back in March this year, Xiaomi last week along with the Mi MIX 4 introduced 100W Mi Wireless Charging Stand, even though the company is yet to launch a phone to support it. It still has Qi charging tech and retains the dual-coil design. There is a dynamic fan … Continue reading "Xiaomi introduces 100W Mi Wireless Charging Stand"
Tags: Accessories, News, Blogging, Xiaomi, Qi, 100W Mi Wireless Charging Stand, 100W wireless charger, Mi Wireless Charging Stand


Xiaomi schedules Smarter Living 2022 event in India on August 26, new Mi Notebook, Mi Band 6 and more expected

Xiaomi just announced ‘Smarter Living 202’ event in India on August 26th and said  ‘Innovation is brewing, excitement in the air is unmatched, and the future is smart indeed Star-struck’ Mi India Head posted a teaser last week that hints at new Mi Notebook, Mi TVs, and we might finally see the Mi Band 6, … Continue reading "Xiaomi schedules Smarter Living 2022 event in India on August 26, new Mi Notebook, Mi Band 6 and more expected"
Tags: News, India, Blogging, Xiaomi, Mi Notebook, Mi Band 6, Mi Band 6 India, Smarter Living 2022, Mi Notebook Mi Band, Mi India Head


Takeovers and Twitter headaches

Hello friends! Lucas is still out for a few more days, so I’m filling in for him again on this week’s Week In Review. To recap: I’m Greg. I started at TC back when deciding who to put in your MySpace Top 8 was a very serious matter and being able to summon an Uber with a button press made people think you were a wizard from the future. Before we dive into the news you might’ve missed this week, a heads up! Brian Heater’s much-loved robotics recap is becoming a weekly newsletter and getting a fan...
Tags: Apple, TC, Tech, Fema, Ariana Grande, Xiaomi, Week in Review, Lucas, Chris, Don, Sophie, Greg, Unity, Craig Federighi, Sacca, Cyberdog


Xiaomi Mi 11X Pro Review

In early 2020, Xiaomi announced an aggressive roadmap for its Mi line up of smartphones. Taking this plan to reality, the company launched the Mi 10 series smartphones last year.  Likewise, in 2021, Xiaomi launched a slew of devices, including the Xiaomi Mi 11X Pro. Among the three smartphones launched so far in the Mi … Continue reading "Xiaomi Mi 11X Pro Review"
Tags: Reviews, Blogging, Xiaomi, Mi 11X Pro Review, Xiaomi Mi 11X Pro Review


Meet Shou Zi Chew, TikTok's 39-year-old CEO who got his start at Facebook and led a Chinese smartphone giant through one of the biggest tech IPOs in history

Shou Zi Chew in Hong Kong, Saturday, June 23, 2018. Kin Cheung/AP Shou Zi Chew is TikTok's CEO and the CFO of its parent company, Bytedance. He's 39 years old, went to Harvard Business School, and interned at Facebook when it was a startup. Here's what else you need to know about the young tech executive. See more stories on Insider's business page. TikTok, whose massively popular video-sharing platform is used by millions across the world, got a new chief executive in May,...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Hong Kong, News, Finance, China, Singapore, US, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Joe Biden, Harvard, Xiaomi, Chinese communist party


Watch Xiaomi’s first video featuring its robotic CyberDog

Xiaomi's first video showing off its new CyberDog robot reveals even more similarities with Boston Dynamics' Spot robot.
Tags: News, Trends, Robots, Xiaomi, Robotics, Robot Dog, Cyberdog, Boston Dynamics Spot


Peer into the eyes of Cyberdog

When someone mentioned to me that Xiaomi was launching its own “robot dog,” my mind immediately went to Sony’s Aibo. And honestly, it would have been difficult to be more wrong. Now that the news has been out for a few days, the company’s heard all of your bad Black Mirror jokes, don’t worry. And, honestly, the Chinese hardware maker didn’t do itself any favors with the design here. Boston Dynamics has done a lot to imbue its quadrupedal robots with personality, through design language and viral...
Tags: Amazon, Startups, Florida, Tech, Queens, Xiaomi, Sony, Nvidia, Las Vegas, Nikon, Robotics, Berkeley, Black Mirror, Boston Dynamics, Doordash, John Deere


Samsung’s latest Galaxy Fold adds stylus support, waterproofing and an under-display camera

Behold, Samsung’s latest flagship. With the Galaxy Note out of the way — for this year, at least — the company used today’s Unpacked event to breathe added legitimacy into its foldable line. The original Galaxy Fold, introduced in 2019, represent a sort of experiment for the company (along with all the hiccups that entailed), as the first foldable from a major hardware manufacture, whereas last year’s Galaxy Z Fold 2 found the company correcting some of the glaring issues with its predecessor. T...
Tags: TC, Gadgets, Mobile, Hardware, Samsung, Tech, Xiaomi, Brian Heater, Samsung Unpacked, Foldables, Samsung Galaxy Fold, Gorilla Glass Victus, Galaxy Z Fold, Samsung Unpacked 2021, Brian Heater Notably the Galaxy Z Fold, Brian Heater Like


Xiaomi’s Mi Mix 4 is its first phone to officially launch with an invisible selfie camera

Xiaomi finally debuted its Camera Under Panel (CUP) technology with the Mi Mix 4 phone reveal last night. The company had demoed this tech last year, but the Mix 4 is the first commercial device to feature it. So how does it work? Xiaomi has modified the circuit around the selfie camera to display “micro-diamond pixels,” which are brighter but smaller pixels than the rest of the screen. This helps the company maintain the 400 pixels per inch (ppi) pixel density throughout the screen, to ensure y...
Tags: Startups, Xiaomi, Plugged


The Xiaomi CyberDog is the robotic hound no one asked for

Xiaomi released the Mi Mix 4 with an under-the-screen camera, last night. The Chinese tech giant release a phone is the normal programming. But it also released a surprised four-legged robot dog that simply looks threatening. You won’t be the only one if you instantly recall Boston Dynamics’ Spot robot when you see a picture of the Xiaomi CyberDog. You can catch a glimpse of it in the video below. As compared to Spot, the CyberDog is lighter (5.2kg v 3kg) and faster (1.6 meter/second v 3 meter/s...
Tags: Startups, Xiaomi, Boston Dynamics, Cyberdog, Plugged, 2kg