Xiaomi is back with another teaser of the foldable concept device it first showed off in January. This time around, in a video posted to its Weibo account, the Chinese company showed off the device working in tablet mode and, after folding, regular phone mode to illustrate how seamlessly it can be tucked up and […]View More Xiaomi teases another look at its foldable phone
Smartphone batteries are getting better, but they still leave a lot to be desired, with most smartphones lasting a day and a half, maybe two.
Charging tech, however, is improving fast. As noticed by The Next Web Tuesday, Xiaomi has demoed a 100…
Australia-based Airwallex is the tech startup to enter the billion-dollar ‘unicorn club.’ The company announced today that it has closed a $100 million Series C round that values its business above $1 billion. Started in Melbourne in 2015 by four Chinese founders, Airwallex provides a service that lets companies manage cross-border revenue and financing in […]View More Cross-border fintech startup Airwallex raises $100M at a valuation of over $1B
Razer is summoning a big gun as it bids to develop its mobile gaming strategy. The Hong Kong-listed company — which sells laptops, smartphones and gaming peripherals — said today it is working with Tencent on a raft of initiatives related to smartphone-based games. The collaboration will cover hardware, software and services. Some of the […]View More Razer hooks up with Tencent to focus on mobile gaming
From Extra Crunch Patreon, the focus of our first EC-1, has now announced the new pricing tiers that they telegraphed in our deep dive. New reports discuss the growing demand for foreign talent and consumer annoyance with media fragmentation (i.e. can’t everything just be on Netflix?) One of our Verified Expert lawyers, José Ancer, discusses […]View More Extra Crunch Daily: Exascale Computing
Xiaomi, the Chinese company known for its cheap handsets and a vision to drive revenues by selling internet services, has come in ahead of analysts’ estimates in its fourth-quarter profit although revenues missed expectations. The Hong Kong-listed company more than tripled its net profit to 1.85 billion yuan ($276 million), exceeding the 1.7 billion yuan […]View More Xiaom Q4 sees strong growth in overseas shipment and internet services
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has announced a new entry level smartphone at an event in Delhi. The entry-level smartphone is targeted at the Indian market and looks intended to woo feature phone owners to upgrade from a more basic mobile. It runs Google’s flavor of Android optimized for low-powered smartphones (Android Go) which supports lightweight […]View More Xiaomi outs Redmi Go, a $65 entry-level smartphone for India
Xiaomi has launched the Black Shark 2, a new gaming-oriented phone with top-notch specifications and some special features that gamers will love.
The most notable among these is the pressure-sensitive OLED screen, which lets you create virtual …
It was only a matter of time before I let a robot enter my apartment and run wild. Roomba’s have been around since 2002, so it’s somewhat odd that it took me so long to get on board the robot vacuum train. But, alas, I’ve been testing the Roborock S5, a combo vacuum and mop, […]View More My little robot dude
As she sat in the airport with a one-way ticket in her hand, Tiffany Filler wondered how she would pick up the pieces of her life, with tens of thousands of dollars in student debt and nothing to show for it. A day earlier, she was expelled from Tufts University veterinary school. As a Canadian, […]View More Tufts expelled a student for grade hacking. She claims innocence
Kenyan communications hardware company BRCK acquired the assets of Nairobi based internet provider Surf and its U.S. parent EveryLayer in a purchase deal of an undisclosed amount in February. Based in Nairobi, Surf is a hotspot service provider aimed at offering affordable internet to lower income segments. BRCK is a five year old venture that pairs its rugged WiFi routers […]View More Africa Roundup: Kenya’s BRCK acquires EveryLayer, Nigeria’s TeamApt eyes global expansion
Moka, a startup that wants to make talent acquisition a little more data-driven for China-based companies that range from smartphone giant Xiaomi to Burger King’s local business, announced Monday that it has raised a 180 million yuan ($27 million) Series B round of funding. The deal was led by Hillhouse Capital, an investor in top […]View More Moka raises $27M led by Hillhouse to make hiring more data-driven in China