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Xiaomi To Sell iHealth Blood Pressure Monitor

Via Weibo communiqué (one of several):

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Xiaomi Invests $25M In Health Company

Xiaomi Ventures To Invest $25M In Andon Health

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Inc.’s venture capital arm has agreed to invest US$25 million in Chinese health products maker Andon Health Company Limited, according to a regulatory filing.

Tianjin-based Andon Health will establish a new entity called iHealth Inc. in Cayman Island, and inject its related global businesses in electronic and smart health device division iHealth into the new platform.

Xiaomi Ventures Limited will hold a 20% stake of iHealth Inc. The two will develop new health products and services that can be applied to Xiaomi’s e-commerce and cloud platforms.

Xiaomi Invests US$25M in Andon’s iHealth for 20% Stake

Andon, or Jiuan in Chinese, the Chinese healthcare electronics manufacturer, announced to spin off the division for iHeath, the healthcare appcessory brand, and introduce US$25 million financing from Xiaomi, the Chinese smart device maker and software developer.

The spin-off is named iHealth Inc., according to the Andon announcement, and Xiaomi will have a 20% stake in it. One of Xiaomi’s board directors will join iHealth Inc.’s board of directors.

Their products have been sold in Apple Stores. Now iOS users will be adding to the profits of Xiaomi. The world is getting weirder.

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This Is How The World Ends

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Japan, the land of the virtual girlfriend, has now created for her virtual tits [Google Translate].

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Software Updates: Xiaomi MiBand, Teclast P98 Air

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Xiaomi has issued a software update for the software that syncs with the MiBand [Google Translate].

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OnePlus One Phone Problems

A Weibo communiqué (from an account without any connection to Apple, despite the avatar) points out problems with the much-hyped OnePlus One phone:

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Xiaomi MiPad: MIUI 6 Beta, Microsoft Keyboard

As posted earlier, MIUI 6 is coming for the Xiaomi MiPad. A Weibo communiqué today explains it will be a beta version, which is something I should have expected:

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Counterfeit Xiaomi Power Banks

It’s apparently a plague in China to the extent that Lei Jun himself had to speak out in a Weibo communiqué:

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But What Was Its Battery Life?

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Previously here:

Apple Watch: I Don’t Care

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Celebrity MiBand Spotting

A company that tracks technology noticed this and posted a Weibo:

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Weird Weibo Rumor About Intel

Does this guy — who has just 197 Weibo Followers — have inside information or is he engaging in rumor mongering?

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He says Intel will end all subsidies to tablet makers they’ve wooed to use their CPUs. Given how Intel announced a new Android tablet reference design, this just doesn’t seem right unless the Chinese government will interfere.

Surprisingly, his Weibo was “retweeted” by Rockchip (which is how I came across it).

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