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Xiaomi promises to give money back to customers if its profits get too high

Xiaomi, the Chinese smartphone maker tipped for a public listing this year, has made a unique pledge: if it makes too much money, it’ll give a chunk of its profits back to its customers. Yes, th

Xiaomi phones could finally go on sale in the US before the end of this year

Chinese smartphone giant Xiaomi could make its debut in the U.S. as soon as this year, according to its CEO. Lei Jun, the serial entrepreneur who leads the phone maker, told the Wall Street Journal th

Report: Xiaomi sales climb but Huawei remains China’s top smartphone brand

China’s Xiaomi, once the world’s highest valued tech startup, is getting over a disappointing two years with a notable spike in sales in its homeland during the second quarter of 2017. Tha

Xiaomi stops disclosing annual sales figures as CEO admits the company grew too fast

Xiaomi has forgone its tradition of revealing how many smartphones it sold the previous year. The strategy yielded many headlines for the highly-regarded Chinese outfit, but today its CEO admitted tha

Top Videos From TechCrunch Disrupt Beijing (TCTV)

The sun has set on our first ever TechCrunch Disrupt conference outside U.S. soil. The Beijing event ended this past Tuesday, as <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/orderwithme">OrderWithMe</a

Disrupt Beijing: We’re Bringing Steve Chen, Peter Vesterbacka, Phil Libin and More

As we <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/08/29/pony-ma-and-lei-jun-anchor-disrupt-beijing-line-up/">announced</a> last week, we've been busy securing some of the most exciting names in China fo

Pony Ma and Lei Jun Anchor Disrupt Beijing Line-Up

Even before I worked at TechCrunch, Disrupt was one of the few industry conferences I looked forward to every year. There were two big reasons why: The enthusiasm and excitement of the startups who la