Lei Jun

Xiaomi, “The Real Fake” Apple

The New York Times’ Sue-Lin Wong profiles Chinese cell phone manufacturer Xiaomi and its flamboyant founder Lei Jun. Less than three years since it was founded, Xiaomi, meaning “little rice,” has become a rising star in...

Lei Jun: “China’s Steve Jobs”

Lei Jun (雷军), founder and major shareholder of Xiaomi Tech (小米科技) [zh], has just joined the ranks of Chinese billionaires. Now worth an estimated $4 billion, the company was founded in 2010, and released the Xiaomi Phone –...

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