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Hospital performs 1st uterus transplant in the US

Thierry Dosogne | Getty Images Doctors performing a surgery Surgeons in Cleveland have performed the first uterus transplant in the United States, an Ohio medical center said on Thursday. The 26-year-old patient, who was not identified in order to protect her privacy, was in stable condition after nine hours of surgery on Wednesday at the Cleveland Clinic, the hospital said. ... Read More »

Xiaomi: US Mobile is not an authorized seller of our products

Yesterday we posted some exciting news about Xiaomi and Meizu for the US citizens. US Mobile, which uses T-Mobile’s network, has begun offering selected Xiaomi and Meizu smartphones. We probably had to raise some suspicions because those Xiaomi and Meizu orders were fulfilling by a third party, yet the good news overwhelmed us. Today Xiaomi provided us with an official ... Read More »

Asus Zenfone Zoom with 13MP camera and 3x optical zoom now available for purchase in US

The Asus Zenfone Zoom, which is claimed to be the “thinnest phone with 3x optical zoom,” is now available for purchase in the United States. The device was up for pre-order in the country since January 20. Retailer B&H Photo was taking pre-orders for the device, and has already started the shipments. The phone is now also available for purchase ... Read More »

Xiaomi and Meizu land on US soil through US Mobile

Xiaomi and Meizu are now being sold officially in the US through a carrier and that carrier is US Mobile. The MVNO, which uses T-Mobile’s network, is now offering select models by the two companies, though the orders are in fact fulfilled by a third party. The m2 note is the only Meizu smartphone that you can get at this ... Read More »

Negative rates in US? Here’s why it could happen

Less than two months after the Fed enacted its first rate hike in more than nine years, market talk already has turned to whether the central bank’s future may not be more hikes, but rather negative rates. Intensifying recession fears, volatile financial markets and moves toward negative rates by other central banks have triggered speculation over whether the Fed may ... Read More »

Mark Grant: US recession looms—and here’s why

A global recession looms because of depressed oil prices and an economic slowdown in China, market watcher Mark Grant said Thursday. The U.S. won’t be spared because of the interconnectivity of the world economy, he said. Grant, managing director and chief fixed income strategist at Hilltop Securities, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” his reading of China indicates its economy is growing ... Read More »

Huawei officially announces January 31 launch for Honor 5X in US

Earlier this month, Huawei announced that the Honor 5X will be launched in the US at the end of this month. So, we were already expecting it to go on sale around January 31. Now, the company has officially announced the launch date. Yes, the device will be available for purchase in the US starting January 31. You’ll be able ... Read More »

Lenovo to launch a ‘more innovative, more attractive’ phone in US in Q3

Lenovo has plans to launch what it is calling a “more innovative, more attractive” smartphone in the United Sates later this year. This was revealed Chief Executive Yuanqing Yang in a recent interview with the Wall Street Journal. © ChinaFotoPress The said device will be from the Chinese company’s Motorola division, Yang revealed. If you recall, Lenovo recently said that ... Read More »

Cramer: The Bank of Japan’s move is bad for us

CNBC’s Jim Cramer doesn’t understand why investors reacted positively to news that the Bank of Japan unexpectedly adopted negative interest rates. “I saw futures jump huge when Japan announced this, but it’s like: ‘No, guys. It’s bad for us,'” Cramer said on “Squawk Box.” “This is about them taking share from us.” In a move that was signaled by the ... Read More »

Why 2016 keeps getting uglier for US economy

When it comes to economic growth, 2016 is looking a lot like 2015 — and probably even worse. Friday’s report showing that gross domestic product grew just 0.7 percent in the fourth quarter brought to a conclusion another year of dashed hopes for economic liftoff — “escape velocity,” as it is sometimes called. Seven years of zero interest rates, $3.7 ... Read More »