Tencent to develop its own gaming phone: report

By Wei Sheng

Apr 16, 20192 min read  (Image credit: BigStock/Rawpixel.com)Chinese mobile game giant Tencent is in touch with several original design manufacturers (ODMs) to develop its own gaming phone, according to an unconfirmed report (in Chinese) by Chi…

Xiaomi founder Lei Jun earned RMB 10 billion in 2018

By Jill Shen

Apr 9, 20191 min read Lei Jun, Xiaomi CEO (Image credit: Xiaomi).Lei Jun, Xiaomi’s 50-year-old founder and chief executive, received a compensation package of around RMB 10 billion ($1.5 billion) in 2018, a year capped by slowing handset sales in the f…

Xiaomi forms chipmaking company to advance AIoT strategy

By Jill Shen

Apr 3, 20191 min read Xiaomi founder and CEO Lei Jun (Image credit: Xiaomi)Xiaomi is forming a new subsidiary to shore up its goal of becoming the next chipmaking powerhouse, part of a RMB 10 billion ($1.5 billion) artificial intelligence of things (AI…