But what is 10 million between friends?
The Western Press is having a field day after Xiaomi failed to meet its rather ambitious target of flogging 80 million handsets in 2015.
Strong US dollar to blame, amongst other things
Worldwide PC shipments dropped 8.3 percent in the fourth quarter which was the worst sales have been since 2008, beancounters at Gartner Group said.
Predicts 35 per cent boost
One of the world's largest telecom equipment makers Huawei claims it will to post a 35 percent jump in sales revenue for 2015, thanks to a strong performance across its business platforms.
Apple orders less from suppliers
While the Tame Apple Press is writing yearly reviews which claim that Jobs’ Mob cleaned everyone’s clock this year, it appears that sales of its only remaining “growing” product is slumping.
Another Andorid phone coming out next year
Blackberry has releasing a second version of the Android-based Priv smartphone next year having decided that people are drawn to appliances that sound like they should be connected to toilets [worked for Nintendo.ed] .
Still did pretty well
Xiaomi chairman Lei Jun’s prediction of his company selling 80 million to 100 million smartphones in 2015 might not be coming about after all.
The dream is over
For a while now we have been warning that Apple is losing ground in pretty much all its business sectors but now it seems some figures are confirming it.
IDC predicts only minor recovery next year
Beancounters at IDC have poured cold water on hopes that the PC market will do better next year.
Sony has confirmed that it has sold more than sold more than 30.2 million PlayStation 4 consoles
More than $750 million in a day
Post-apocalyptic Fallout 4 game has sold 12 million copies in just 24 hours. The Call of Duty Black Ops 3 generated $550 million in 72 hours and fell to second place on the 2015 best seller list.