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Domestic brands continue to dominate China's smartphone market

Chinese brand Xiaomi sold more smartphones than any other producer in the country in the second quarter, garnering a market share of 18 percent     China's domestic smartphone makers continue to battle foreign rivals as they post bigger market shares in the second quarter of this year, industry statistics show. Chinese brand Xiaomi sold more smartphones than any other producer in the country in the second quarter, garnering a market share of 18 percent, according to latest figures from market researcher IHS Technology. Huawei and Vivo, both home-grown

Xiaomi becomes world's most successful tech start-up

A Chinese smartphone manufacturer that has been accused of copying Apple has become the most successful tech start-up in the world after being valued at $45 billion (£29 billion).   Xiaomi achieved success in just four years by producing a range of low priced mobile phone handsets that have attracted millions of customers.   It is now worth more than Uber, the taxi app - which went on the market valued at more than $18.2 billion (£11.7 billion).   Xiaomi has enjoyed success with smartphones like the Mi-2A and Mi-2S after it was founded by Lei Jun

13-yr-old girl taken into custoday for killing a 3-yr-old tot in Sichuan

A photo of victim Qiqi   A 13-year-old girl from Sichuan Province has been taken into custody for allegedly killing a 3-year-old neighbor by throwing her into a cesspool.   A hunt for the missing toddler, nicknamed Qiqi, was launched in the town of Anxi after she failed to return home on Tuesday evening, Chengdu Business Daily reported yesterday.   According to police reports, the teenager, nicknamed Xiaomin, offered to walk Qiqi home about 8pm on Tuesday after it had turned dark and the toddler became scared.   As the two girls were walking
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