Xiaomi Says It Shipped More Than 10 Million Smartphones Last Month

September was a big month for Xiaomi. The Chinese smartphone maker shipped more than 10 million smartphones last month across all the markets where it operates, Xiaomi’s chief executive officer Lei Jun said. A thrilled and happy Jun, who shared the announcement, thanked employees and partners. The company also reached a major milestone in India. Roughly […]

Micromax Says It Has Sold 2 Million Bharat 2 Smartphones Since Launch

Home-grown handsets maker Micromax has sold two million Bharat 2 smartphones by August-end, five months since launch. The company is working on expanding its Bharat Series with three new smartphones – Bharat 2 Plus, Bharat 3, and Bharat 4 – Micromax said in a statement. These new phones will be available in offline retail stores in the next fortnight, it […]

Smart Speaker Breaks Up Domestic Violence Before It Got Worse: Here’s What Happened

The always-listening feature of smart speakers may be considered by some as an invasion of privacy, but in an incident involving such a device in New Mexico, it helped break up a domestic violence case before it took a turn for the worse. The smart home device, earlier reported as the Google Home but later updated as […]

Essential PH-1 makes it through the FCC, might be water resistant

We haven’t heard anything from Essential since the company announced the PH-1 and then took pre-sale reservations. Andy Rubin has previously said that it was not going to ask for reservations if the phone wasn’t going to be available soon thereafter. Well it looks like Essential is right on track because today, the company’s PH-1 […]

Internet extremism and how to combat it

  In the wake of Britain’s third major attack in three months, Prime Minister Theresa May called on governments to form international agreements to prevent the spread of extremism online. What are technology companies doing to make sure extremist videos and other terrorist content doesn’t spread across the internet? Internet companies use technology plus teams […]

Reliance Jio Says It Has 108.9 Million Subscribers, Confirms Home Broadband Trials

Reliance Jio user base stood at 108.9 million on March 31, as per a regulatory filing by Reliance Industries Limited. This figure shows a marginal rise in the company’s customer base since February, when it announced that it had breached the 100 million-users mark. Since the announcement in February, Jio has launched offers to turn […]

SOMA gets Tobii eye-tracking support just in case it wasn’t terrifying enough

Frictional Games’ SOMA is a special kind of horror game, as it doesn’t just rely on cheap scares – instead it has a focus on Lovecraftian dread, with existential pondering being just as affecting as the horrors that lurk in the depths. Still, it has an incredible atmosphere that makes even the most hardened horror […]

IT Company’s Cloud-ready Transition Tied to Client Needs, Technology Trends

James Farhat, CEO of Applications Consulting Training Solutions, an ISV and technology solution provider based in Jacksonville, Fla., spoke with Small Business Trends regarding his experience in becoming a cloud-ready IT company and in transitioning his clientele to the cloud. Farhat said that his company’s transition has evolved alongside the needs of his customers and […]