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Xiaomi secures $1 billion loan for retail expansion


The smartphone manufacturer has secured a three-year term $1 billion syndicated loan agreement from a total of 18 banks across India, Europe, the Middle East, China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. "The loan is aimed at further Xiaomi's key focuses across the world including growing its global footprint - Xiaomi now sells, or has sales partners, in over 20 countries - and building out an offline presence". Read More »

Xiaomi launches own smart speaker, Mi 5X phone


Unfortunately, the company has made no official announcements about the latest Mi AI Speaker's worldwide availability. With the Mi AI Speaker, you can ask it questions regarding the weather, news, measurements, ask it to set a reminder, alarm or timer, control your home automation devices, play music, audiobooks, podcasts, and more. Read More »

Samsung Pay Could Come To Non-Samsung Devices

The problem here is how can Samsung Pay work on non-Samsung phones that don't support MST. There's also the question of timing, not to mention the delicate implementation of MST technology into non-Galaxy devices. However, if the report is accurate, we could see the full service appearing on numerous new phones from other companies. The company's mobile payments platform launched in the United Kingdom in May this year, with Samsung debuting PayPal support for US users earlier this month. Read More »

Galaxy Note 8 Emperor Edition Rumored To Feature 256GB Storage

The semiconductor division posted 8.03 trillion won in operating profit on sales of 17.58 trillion won in the second quarter . Manufacturers are packing more and more memory storage capacity into ever smaller mobile gadgets, as increased use of mobile applications, connected devices and cloud computing services drive up demand and consequently prices for memory chips, an area dominated by Samsung . Read More »

Samsung Pay could come to non-Samsung phones


Well, the NFC tap-and-pay on Samsung Pay will work seamlessly on other flagship devices, but we are not so sure about the MST technology that is not usually present on other non-Samsung phones. Samsung did not comment on Gadgets 360's queries. According to sources, Samsung will be shipping mid-tier phones later this year that contain special hardware that make them suitable for use with the full Samsung Pay application. Read More »

House Disagrees With Senate On Devolution Of Power To States


The House rejected a total of nine proposals against the Senate's four. The lawmakers have approved autonomy for local governments amongst other major amendments to the constitution. Legislators have also been given immunity in the course of carrying out their duties. Prominent among the bills adopted by the Senate are the bills on Financial Autonomy for State Houses of Assembly, independent candidature, separation of the office of the Accountant General of the Federal Government from ... Read More »

Google removes instant search


With two different search engine platforms to work on and one of them being unfitting to the changing search trends, the search engine behemoth made a decision to call Google Instant Search off. That may not seem like a lot at first, but it adds up. Nevertheless, a considerable count of users have been predicted to be happy with the elimination of Google Instant, owing to the alleged inconvenience caused due to constant shifting and blinking on the screen while typing. Read More »

TSA expands new procedure for inspecting large electronics


The new rules are similar to the process used for screening laptops that the TSA has had in place for years. Without a doubt, this will cause longer lines and more frequent bag checks, at least in the beginning stages of the rollout. The Department of Homeland Security has been changing rules for electronics on worldwide flights because of the threat that terrorists could hide bombs inside laptop or tablet computers. Read More »

Amazon misses Wall Street expectations by a mile


It has outperformed by 20.71% the S&P500. EXPERIENCE ART & DES (OTCMKTS:EXAD) had a decrease of 95.37% in short interest. Its down 95.37% from 345,300 shares previously. Zapolsky David sold $427,550 worth of stock. In other news, Director Tom A. Alberg sold 670 shares of Amazon .com stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, May 5th. Read More »

Jets owned by Patriots QB Tom Brady, according to the Internet


But facts didn't matter to Google on Thursday. If you watch any New England Patriots game against the New York Jets , then you would know that Tom Brady owns that franchise. Maybe the robots running the algorithm at Google have crunched the numbers and determined that Brady's 24-8 record against the Jets means it's only fair. Read More »

Gas industry denounces severance tax


He says there's no timetable for the House to return to Harrisburg to consider the legislation. The Senate GOP plan restores the tax on natural gas bills while raising taxes on telecommunications and electricity. GOP senators also agreed to assess Pennsylvania's 6 percent sales tax on vendors who reach a certain volume of sales on Amazon, eBay and other online marketplaces. Read More »

WhatsApp hits over 1 billion daily active users globally


Previously report that was published back in April on the website , stated that the Facebook has over 1.9 billion active users to its service and WhatsApp has 1.2 billion active users. "We just announced our quarterly results and gave an update on our progress to bring the world closer together". Our community is now more than 2 billion people, including more than 1.3 billion people who use Facebook every day. Read More »

Hot Stock Overview: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR)


Pure Storage, Inc. has 6 buy ratings , 10 holds and 0 sells even after the stock tumbled -16.25% from its high of $15.14 to a $2.68 billion market value through last close. If you are accessing this report on another website, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of U.S. & global trademark & copyright legislation. Read More »

WhatsApp Now Services Over a Billion Users Every Day


The company said users are now sending 55 billion messages, 4.5 billion photos and 1 billion videos on a daily basis. The introduction of video call, "Status" (posts that disappear after 24 hours), two-step verification security, and a revamp in design has helped WhatsApp attract more users since previous year when it had just one billion monthly active users . Read More »

Local Vet disagrees with President's tweets banning transgender soldiers in military


Some local residents are speaking out about Trump's decision. "After consultation with my Generals and military experts , please be advised that the United States Government will not accept or allow . Some saying it's common sense to keep them out of the military. Molly Kester with Mississippi Rainbow Center said, "It gives people kind of a reason to discriminate against people". Read More »

AMD Releases Ryzen R3 CPUs

The Ryzen 3 1200 is the base model that's available starting today for $109. Although these are "only" AMD Ryzen 3 series CPUs, I have found not to set my expectation low so I will go into this review with eyes wide open. In this case, the Ryzen 3 1300X blows away the Intel Core i3-7350K in Handbrake, with a 53% faster encoding speed. The GTX 1080 and Ryzen 3 ran The Witcher 3 (1920 x 1080, ultra settings) at 85.4 frames per second (85.5 fps at 3.9 GHz). Read More »

Deutsche Bank AG Trims Spirit Airlines, Inc. (SAVE) Target Price to $69.00


It was reported on Jul, 27 by . On average, equities research analysts expect that Spirit Airlines will post $4.16 earnings per share for the current year. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with "Overweight" on Friday, October 16. Spirit Airlines Company Profile Spirit Airlines, Inc is an airline company. Read More »

Jeff Bezos Is Rich


Shares of the e-commerce giant rose 1.3 percent to $1,065.92 at 10:10 NY, giving Bezos a net worth of $90.9 billion, versus $90.7 billion for Gates. It's official: a rich middle-aged white male tech CEO has surpassed another rich middle-aged white tech CEO to become the richest person in the world. Read More »

Facebook Launches Messenger 2.1


Facebook launched Messenger Platform 2.1, adding NLP features that could help make it a more effective platform for customer communication and enterprise messaging. Instead of just the basic Message button, a page devoted to news or information can use the Get Updates button or an ecommerce vendor can choose Shop Now. Read More »