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Shared economy branches out

The sharing economy, already buoyed by the success of ride-hailing and bike-sharing giants such as Didi Chuxing and Ofo Inc, can help.

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Smartphones Score Big With Indian Cricket

Sport gives Chinese manufacturers a boost in market “It’s an invasion of Chinese brands,” an Indian cricket administrator is reported to have remarked last week after Oppo, a Chinese smartphone maker, shelled out $162 million to sponsor India’s national cricket teams for the next five years. While the comment may have been in jest, it […]

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iPhone loses sales crown to Oppo’s R9 in China

Apple Inc’s iPhone last year lost the title of the best-selling smartphone in China for the first time in four years, highlighting the mounting challenges it faces from local smartphone vendors, a new report said.

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With phone in US, Huawei touts Western deals

With the release of its latest Mate 9 in the US market, Huawei stressed its partnerships with some of the largest Western tech companies that provide new hardware and software for the company’s flagship smartphone.

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Xiaomi: Shrinking smartphone sales will be offset

Sharp drops in smartphone sales for China’s Xiaomi Inc will not have a major impact on the company as profit growth will be driven by sales from smart home devices as well as revenue from its software ecosystem, a senior executive said.

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Xiaomi pins hopes on smartphone upgrade

Xiaomi Corp unveiled its largest-ever-screen smartphone and the latest update to its popular Android-based operating system on Tuesday, in a move to win back the market share it is losing to Huawei Technologies Co Ltd in China.

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