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Xiaomi Said to Target as Much as $6.1 Billion in Honk Kong IPO

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp is planning to raise up to $6.1 billion (roughly Rs. 41,500 crores) from a Hong Kong IPO launching this week, people with knowledge of the matter said, in what will be one of the biggest tech floats globally of recent years. Xiaomi, which also makes Internet-connected devices, plans to sell about 2.18 billion shares including about 65 ... Read More »

Xiaomi Said to Target as Much as $6.1 Billion in Honk Kong IPO

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp is planning to raise up to $6.1 billion (roughly Rs. 41,500 crores) from a Hong Kong IPO launching this week, people with knowledge of the matter said, in what will be one of the biggest tech floats globally of recent years. Xiaomi, which also makes Internet-connected devices, plans to sell about 2.18 billion shares including about 65 ... Read More »

International Literacy Day: CM Das sets target to achieve full literacy in Jharkhand by 2020

Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Friday said that the state aims to be fully literate by 2020. Speaking on the occasion of International Literacy Day and welcoming Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, the minister said the about 32 lakh people in the state have become literate in the first 1,000 days of his government’s rule. Das said that the state has ... Read More »

Target leaks possible Bethesda Game of Thrones game (Updated)

Update: According to Forbes, a Target spokesperson has responded, saying “This is not a real product – we’re sorry for any confusion.” The spokesperson did not elaborate further, so we still don’t know it was an error by Target or a spoofed URL, though the listing, whatever its origin, is now gone. Original story: Game of Thrones and A Song of ... Read More »

Privacy groups target kids advertising disguised as YouTube content

Marketing companies are targeting children on YouTube with advertising disguised as other content, an “unfair and deceptive” business practice, three privacy groups said in a complaint to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. The companies, including Disney’s Maker Studios and DreamWorks’ AwesomenessTV, use popular “influencers” on YouTube to pitch products, aimed at children worldwide, with videos that “masquerade” as unsponsored content, ... Read More »

cancer tablets could target autoimmune diseases

capsules currently being trialled in cancer patients had been used to efficiently goal an autoimmunesituation in mice at UCL and King’s university London. The study, published in cell reviews, worried giving cancer pills to mice and inducing uveitis, an incurable autoimmune eye condition accountable for 1 in each 10 cases of visible impairment inside the united kingdom. The condition turned ... Read More »

Let’s hope the NSA hasn’t actually used this machine-learning model to target drone strikes

The U.S. National Security Agency could be relying on a seriously flawed machine-learning model to target drone strikes in Pakistan, according to a new analysis of slides uncovered last year by whistleblower Edward Snowden. Published last May by The Intercept, the slides detail the NSA’s so-called Skynet program, in which machine learning is apparently used to identify likely terrorists in ... Read More »

Despite missed sales target, Xiaomi was still at top in China last year

Despite falling short of its 2015 sales target, Xiaomi was still the top smartphone manufacturer in China for the year, according to a new Wall Street Journal report which cited “early figures” from market research firms Canalys and Strategy Analytics. According to Canalys, Xiaomi claimed 15.2% of the market in China. Huawei came in second with 14.7%, while Apple was ... Read More »

Qualcomm’s new chips target low-cost smartphones with premium features, including 21Mpixel camera support

Low-cost smartphones could be packed with premium features thanks to Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 425, 435 and 625 mobile chips. Users of handsets in the $99 to $399 price range will be able to get PC-class graphics, superfast LTE and high-resolution cameras in handsets as Qualcomm has moved advanced features from its high-end chips into the new chips. Smartphones with the ... Read More »