Xiaomi spins off Poco, its Indian smartphone brand

By Wei Sheng

Jan 19, 20202 min read The exterior of a Xiaomi store in Beijing on Nov. 25, 2019. (Image credit: TechNode/Coco Gao)Xiaomi is spinning off a premium smartphone brand it created for users in India as an independent company, a company executive announ…

INSIGHTS | Smart home firms scramble to lock in users

By Wei Sheng

Nov 4, 20194 min read Xiaomi’s smart kitchen in its Beijing headquarters on Oct 30, 2019. (Image credit: TechNode/Coco Gao)For years, tech firms have argued that the era of the “smart home” is here. Hardware makers and internet companies have all st…