Meet Xiaomi, China's Hottest Smartphone Maker

Xiaomi has its sights set on international expansion and becoming a global brand
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The 'little rice' that could

Xiaomi, which means "millet" or literally "little rice," is the upstart Chinese company that's making waves in the smartphone business. Four years after its founding, Xiaomi is now China's biggest smartphone maker. Here's a look at how it became successful, and what's in store for the international consumers who are its next target.

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