“He emulates Steve Jobs’ fashion sense but loves to brag that his company has already surpassed Apple in areas including design, craftsmanship, hardware and business models,” Julie Makinen reports for The Los Angeles Times. “His company — which is involved in film production, “smart” TVs, video streaming, mobile phones, bicycles and more — has been called the ‘Netflix of China.'”
“Last year, he put Tesla in his crosshairs,” Makinen reports. “Jia, chairman and founder of Leshi Internet Information & Technology Co., also known as LeTV, is linked to the Faraday Future electric car start-up in Gardena. Incorporation papers for Faraday list Chaoying Deng — who previously ran a Leshi movie-business affiliate in the U.S. — as Faraday’s chief executive.”
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