The AI startup powering China’s top smart speakers

By Wei Sheng

Dec 30, 20193 min read Smart home logo in Xiaomi’s Beijing headquarters on Oct 30, 2019, in Beijing. (Image credit: TechNode/Coco Gao)China became the largest market globally for smart speakers earlier this year with some 10.6 million units shipped …

China’s tech firms look to B2B IoT for more profits

By Wei Sheng

Nov 29, 20194 min read A smart home logo in Xiaomi’s Beijing headquarters from Oct 30, 2019. (Image credit: TechNode/Coco Gao)Chinese tech companies that are better known for e-commerce services or consumer electronics are pivoting towards business-…

China’s tech firms look to B2B IoT for more profits

By Wei Sheng

Nov 29, 20194 min read A smart home logo in Xiaomi’s Beijing headquarters from Oct 30, 2019. (Image credit: TechNode/Coco Gao)Chinese tech companies that are better known for e-commerce services or consumer electronics are pivoting towards business-…