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After Bengaluru Xiaomi plans 100 more Mi Home stores in India

The store will feature a range of smartphones, power banks, headphones, fitness bands, air purifiers as well as other ecosystem products launched in India. Jain had pointed out that in China, after Alibaba and JD.com, Mi.com is the third biggest e-commerce company. Over the last four years, Xiaomi has taken a 14 percent share in India's still-growing smartphone market.

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Before the ax, Comey was pushing Trump-Russia probe harder

The White House said Comey had been been sacked over testimony he made before congress about Hillary Clinton emails found on a laptop used by staffer Huma Abedin which was found to be inaccurate. This piece by Scott McKay assailed the Senate minority leader as a political opportunist. "If there was even a time when circumstances warranted a special prosecutor, it is right now", he said.

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Samsung posts biggest quarterly profit since 2013

Samsung's phones might be it's most recognizable consumer product, but the company also makes boatloads of cash off the production of memory chips as well as televisions. Now, Samsung fans are impatiently waiting for more news about the Galaxy Note 8. As, after the Galaxy Note 7 was withdrawn from the market amid a haze of smouldering debris, its Q4 figures, release in January, made it seem the company was motoring along just fine.

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For The First Time Ever, SpaceX Launches Spy Satellite Into Orbit

It hoisted a classified satellite for the National Reconnaissance Office , marking the first time in US history that a commercial company has sent a spy satellite into orbit . It was SpaceX's first big national security payload, and a sign of things to come as the aerospace company breaks into the shadowy world of military and national security launches.

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SnapChat is in Big Trouble

Now, the company behind Snapchat is hoping to copy some of its larger rival's own practices, at least with respect to courting new users — and, with them, advertisers. During Q1 2016, Snap registered $0.32 per user, while Wednesday's report placed ARPU at $0.90. Facebook's was $1.3 billion, in comparison. That Facebook is going after Snapchat is not news, but the battle has now become somewhat ugly.

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Snap posts big 1Q loss, higher revenue, misses expectations

Its user numbers also came in light. Snap said users spend an average of 30 minutes a day in the app, and that the number of ads being shown today is likely to increase, giving it headroom to boost revenue per user and move closer to profitability.

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Microsoft ends support for original version of Windows 10

It was also thought to be unlikely that Microsoft would be able to turn around a patch so quickly, especially given that today is Patch Tuesday. Microsoft said its patch fixes the issue by correcting the way the engine scans the file.

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White House Postpones Paris Climate Agreement Meeting-Again

Trump's inner circle has been tasked with providing the president, who has flirted with ditching the landmark agreement, with a range of policy options. Sarah Huckabee Sanders, a spokeswoman for Trump, claimed last month that the "discord" between senior administration officials over the worldwide accord was being blown out of proportion.

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Toyota see profit drop on yen, president promises change

Toyota's USA sales have fallen more than analysts forecast every month this year, even as the company increased incentive spending. Major factors affecting to the decrease included currency fluctuations of 940 billion yen and an increase in expenses of 530 billion yen.

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Videos of SpaceX's rocket landing are like something out of science fiction

A new Falcon 9 rocket carrying the mysterious cargo is set to take off sometime between 7 a.m. and 9 a.m. from Cape Canaveral, Florida. The rocket is slated to lift off between 7 and 9 a.m. The operation marked SpaceX's 34th mission in total and its fifth one this year, but the first one for the Defense Department. Tomorrow's launch will use a new rocket, however.

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Police on lookout for Justice CS Karnan

Shortly afterwards a high-level team from West Bengal Police flew into the city to arrest and take him as the court had directed that he should be jailed in the Calcutta high court jurisdiction area. The apex court had also disallowed the media - print and electronic - from publishing or airing the contents of further orders passed by Justice Karnan.

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FedEx renews sponsorship of PGA FedEx Cup

Called the FedEx Cup , the points race concludes at the Tour Championship in Atlanta , with the victor awarded a $10 million bonus on top of prize money earned. "So I'm confident that if the schedule changes, it will be in the best interest of golf and of the FedEx Cup". "I'm not saying we're making scheduling changes".

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Google just bought one of the top virtual reality studios

Along with developing games, Google and Owlchemy team will also be collaborating to develop new interaction models across different platforms. The company's games focus on full-motion hand tracking, notable given that Google's Daydream VR platform does not now provide support for that.

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SpaceX forced to scrub Falcon 9 rocket launch

SpaceX won U.S. Air Force (USAF) certification for national security space missions a year ago, but this was the company's first launch. SpaceX successfully launched a secretive spy satellite toward orbit on Monday morning, following a slight delay.

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IPhone sales may have dropped but Apple's revenue rises

In the three months to 1 April - All Fools Day - Apple sold 50.76mln iPhones, down from 51.19mln in the same period of a year ago. Apple CEO Tim Cook pointed to sales of the more expensive iPhone 7 Plus for this increase, saying: "We are proud to report a strong March quarter, with revenue growth accelerating from the December quarter and continued robust demand for iPhone 7 Plus".

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New Microsoft Surface Laptop: Specs, Design and New Windows 10 OS

Also, Windows 10 S will be free for all schools that are now running Windows 10 Pro PCs, and include free Office 365 education with Microsoft Teams. Windows 10 S PCs are also fully manageable when utilizing a mobile device management software, including Microsoft Intune. However, instead of running Chrome OS, it runs on a slimmed down version of Windows 10.

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Samsung Electronics post second biggest operating profit in Q1

By sector, the device solution (DS) business posted an operating profit of 7.59 trillion won, with the semiconductor sector accounting for 6.31 trillion won by increasing 3.68 percent on-year. Samsung was able to post impressive numbers despite what it deemed "tight" supply and demand for memory products in the first quarter. Smartphone shipments increased slightly in the quarter because of the newly released mid-range Galaxy A 2017 series and strong sales in emerging markets of mid- to ...

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Macron appears at event with Hollande amid preparations for transition to power

Commerzbank's chief economist also warned the repeated near misses of anti-EU political leaders in several European elections in recent years would not last forever and suggested the monetary union's survival now rests on the bloc's ability to create a genuine banking union.

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Moon confirmed victor of election, starts duties of S. Korean presidency

New South Korean President Moon Jae-In on Wednesday declared his willingness to visit the nuclear-armed North, moments after taking his oath of office. Another issue is relations with top trading partner Beijing, which imposed a series of measures seen as economic retaliation over the deployment of a USA anti-missile system, THAAD, in the South.

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France's new president: a mender of trust in Europe

The euro eased from its earlier gains to trade weaker late on Monday after hitting a five-month high, driven by the victory of market favourite centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron in France's presidential election. Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven in his comment said: "I look forward to working with President-elect Macron to confront the common challenges and seize the common opportunities facing our two democracies".

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Amazon launches new Echo with a touchscreen

As leaked mere hours ago, today Amazon did in fact unveil the first Echo device to feature a touchscreen. For instance, Show - which comes in black or white - is more box shaped, and, of course, comes with a seven-inch digital screen.

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Microsoft Windows 10 S wants you to stick to its default browser

Nevertheless, the device is already on pre-order from the Microsoft Store . The new version of Windows 10 will be free for all schools that are now running Windows 10 Pro PCs and will come with a free Office 365 education with Microsoft Teams.

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Asus ZenFone 3 Zoom launched: Know specs, features and price

Asus also claims that it is the world's slimmest smartphone with a high capacity 5,000 mAh battery. It's worth noting that the ZenFone 3 Zoom is much cheaper than the original suggested price of $399. The other specs of the ASUS ZenFone 3 Zoom include a 5.5-inch 1080p display that is covered in Gorilla Glass 5, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor, 3 GB of RAM, 32 GB of on-board storage and a fingerprint sensor in the back.

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The Amazon Echo Show is the first Echo with a built-in display

That means you'll have to wait a month and a half to get your hands on the new speaker if you order it today, although it's nice to see it come simultaneously to both the USA and United Kingdom, after the original Amazon Echo took over a year to arrive in the latter territory.

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Apple spends $1 billion on manufacturing jobs in the US

Though the company could generate year-over-year revenue growth from most of the regions, it suffered a setback in Greater China where it suffered 14 percent drop in revenue. Despite management's goal to double Services revenue by 2020 (revenue grew 18 per cent year-over-year to US$7.04 billion in Q3), investors remain focus on the iPhone .

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Philippine leader names his senator ally new foreign chief

Notionally this would ensure that they were conducted regularly and without the fanfare or publicity that have accompanied them in the South China Sea. "We are on track to conduct over 900 ship days of operations this year in the South China Sea", he said. U.S. President Donald Trump has made an unexpected diplomatic initiative toward several Southeast Asian counterparts, telephoning Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha and Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong to reaffirm traditional ...

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Samsung just confirmed the Galaxy Note 8 is coming this year

Ltd. announced its highest quarterly profit in three years, boosted mainly by the strength of the company's memory chip business. The Apple Inc competitor's mobile division reported January-March operating profit of 2.07 trillion won, down from 3.89 trillion won a year earlier.

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Amazon sweeps U.S. market for voice-controlled speakers

The images, which were allegedly taken from Amazon's own servers, depict a boxy-looking device with a 7in display and integrated speaker, allowing users to interact with it using both touch as well as voice, a la the current Amazon Echo. Amazon confirmed rumours of a touchscreen Echo with the launch of Echo Show. For more, read our Terms of Use . Do you have an Amazon Echo device? On the other hand, Google Home doesn't have a screen or video calling.

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Controversial Coulter Speech at UC Berkeley Canceled

She also claimed that it was a lie that the administration first heard about Coulter coming through the media. Berkeley later proposed that Coulter's speech be postponed to May 2 . "It is a dark day for free speech in America". She will continue to sell books and will find other venues to deliver her opinions. The club, he said, had committed to the Thursday date without confirming its plans with the school first.

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Apple Watch sales have almost doubled since a year ago

In addition, the company said that they sold 50.76 million iPhones in the second quarter, which decreased from 51.19 million the same period a year ago. India stood out as a bright spot in the second quarter, too, even as global revenue fell short of expectations due to lower-than-expected iPhone sales.

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US space plane lands after two-year secret mission

Another mission is scheduled later this year. An unmanned aircraft belonging to the US Air Force landed yesterday at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle taxis on the flightline during testing at the Astrotech facility in Titusville, Florida, March 2010. An unmanned USA space plane has touched down at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida after two years in space.

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Tesla (TSLA) Getting Favorable Media Coverage, Report Finds

Best time to invest in stock market is when things are on odd side, and it's not easy how to pick stocks. Deutsche Bank AG reissued a "hold" rating and set a $240.00 target price on shares of Tesla in a research note on Thursday, May 4th. If you are viewing this story on another website, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of United States & worldwide trademark and copyright legislation.

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Google parent Alphabet's earnings smash forecasts

The internet company's revenue rose 22% on the same period previous year to 24.7 billion dollars (£19.1bn), a figure that was also more than four billion dollars higher than analysts predicted. They still do, but as long as Google's mobile advertising growth helps produce beats, they're less of a concern. Last quarter, Google's "other revenues" grew more than 60 percent year-over-year and hit $3.4 billion in quarterly revenue.

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Amazon adds video calling with Echo Show (AMZN, MSFT, 005930)

Now you can ask Alexa to show and tell. "What we're seeing is Amazon using its smart original foray into and early dominance of this space as a beachhead to spread into lots of other areas", Dawson said. You can also view your Amazon Music playlist and select the desired one to play. The launch of the Echo Show is Amazon's latest effort to make Alexa a key part of its customers' lives and dominate the nascent voice-powered computing market.

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Samsung's refurbished Galaxy Note 7 reportedly to go on sale by June

Samsung is anyways used to launching two flagship Galaxy S phones in the first half followed by a flagship Galaxy Note in the second half and chances are the trend might just continue this year as well . After pressure from environmental groups including Greenpeace, Samsung committed to refurbishing and reselling some of the estimated four million Note 7 smartphones recalled from customers previous year.


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