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The smartphone battleground of India -- and why Xiaomi wants in

India is the world's fastest growing smartphone market, predicted to overtake the US in just two years. And it's already becoming one of the most bitterly fought-over pieces of turf in the global smartphone war.

By August 14, 2015


Uber to give cash a test run in India

The service is rolling out to customers in India's Hyderabad, and will allow them to make payments with cash, rather than a card.

By May 12, 2015


Glowing robotic tentacles populate this Petting Zoo

AI creatures at an avant garde installation in France interact with visitors through movement, sound, touch, and illumination. The neon kind.

By September 17, 2013


Xiaomi's key to smartphone success: 'Be friends with our fans'

The up-and-coming Chinese smartphone manufacturer has gone from obscurity to China's number-one vendor in just four years. Xiaomi owes a large part of that to its attitude toward customers.

By February 13, 2015


Samsung loses number one spot in India to homegrown Micromax

The Korean giant is struggling to maintain its dominance in growth markets like India, where it slipped to number two, according to market research firm Canalys.

By February 4, 2015


Call of Duty makes first trip to China with launch of public beta

Call of Duty, one of the most popular first-person shooters, is launching online in the world's most populous country, putting the game in front of a whole new audience.

By January 12, 2015


Drone operator fined after posting flight videos on YouTube

An Australian man has been fined for breaking aviation safety regulations while flying his drone, but while he wasn't caught in the act, the man was busted after posting videos of the flights to YouTube.

By January 22, 2015


Facebook said to have discussed investment with Xiaomi

Investment in the Chinese tech giant failed to materialize after Xiaomi backed out due to concerns over a potential political fallout, Reuters reported.

By January 12, 2015


Google casts Internet music to its rightful home: speakers

The tech giant wants to do for music streaming what it did for movie streaming -- make it simple to access entertainment from the Internet with your mobile device and play it on your living room gear.

By January 5, 2015


Google's Chromecast coming to India

The launch of the Internet giant's streaming device is the latest example of Google's push into the second most populous country in the world.

By December 9, 2014