Alcatel, Huawei and ZTE are hoping that low prices for quality products will lure US consumers online.
As a GSM version of the recently launched Motorola Droid Turbo, the smartphone promises 48 hours of battery life and super-fast charging.
When it comes to smartphones, Xiaomi will stick to emerging markets where price-sensitive customers respond to its devices, says the company's head of international business.
The Chinese smartphone maker has six more months to try to hit its target of 100 million smartphone sales in 2015.
Due to local laws against anonymous free speech, the secret-sharing app is no longer available in the App Store in Brazil.
The digital payments firm continues its acquisition push ahead of its split from eBay later this month.
US regulator sues to stop a big appliance merger that it claims could push up prices and cut back options for consumers.
Huawei believes it will sell 40 million units of its flagship Honor line of smartphones, helping to cement its position among the top players in the field.
German astronaut Alexander Gerst captures a stunning video of Brazil at night from aboard the International Space Station.
The match between Germany and Brazil generated 35.6 million tweets, breaking a Twitter record.