*CEO lauds 33 pct on-year growth in slowing China market. BEIJING, July 2- China's top smartphone maker Xiaomi Inc on Thursday reported semi-annual sales that for the first time were lower than the previous six months, jeopardising its full-year target and hinting at a slowdown in its mainstay domestic market. "Around 90 percent of Xiaomi's shipments are in China,...» Read More
SAO PAULO, June 30- Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has started making devices in Brazil for sale locally, promising to dramatically undercut rivals on price in the first big step beyond Asia for the world's most valuable technology start-up. Xiaomi's global vice-president, Hugo Barra, said at a launch event on Tuesday that the entry-level Redmi 2 smartphone...
NEW YORK— Emerson Electric plans to spin off its network power business as a separate publicly-traded company, and will consider options for several other businesses. Emerson Electric is planning a tax-free spinoff of the network power business, which provides thermal management, power, transfer switches, services and infrastructure management for the...
NEW YORK— Cisco said Tuesday that it plans to buy privately-held OpenDNS for $635 million to boost its network security business. "Together, we will help customers protect their extended network wherever the user is and regardless of the device," said Hilton Romanski, Cisco's chief technology and strategy officer in a statement. Shares of Cisco Systems Inc.,...
U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm Inc announced it has no plans to spin off its chips business, despite recent investor pressure.
A new study finds millennials are dissatisfied with the Apple Watch, reporting feelings of guilt over owning it and finding it frivolous.
Microsoft is sending its augmented reality HoloLens glasses into orbit to help out astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS).
This start-up says it's cooking up a healthier, convenient version of barbecue ribs.
A tiny chip that mimics the human organs has beaten Google's self-driving car to win a prestigious design prize.
A simple, low-cost design inspired by an unloved insect can help robots navigate tough physical terrain.
The Sunnyvale, California-based semiconductor company Advanced Micro Devices is mulling a breakup and spinoff, sources say.
A few bionic creatures are generating buzz at Paris's technology conference "Future en Seine" and could change the way you live.
Rumor already has it that the new Apple Watch will have a FaceTime camera and more, but the same battery life as the first version.
Finland and Sweden hope to be the first countries in the world to be able to put the most dangerous high-level waste into underground storage in the next decade, using a new technology to encase fuel rods and protect them from erosion. Finland stopped exporting spent fuel for reprocessing to the then Soviet Union in 1996, and does not accept imports.
June 18- Oracle Corp named David Donatelli as executive vice president of its converged infrastructure business, which includes engineered systems, servers, storage and networking products.
Is there room for both Fitbit and Apple Watch in the wearables space? Michael Yoshikami weighs in.
Jeff Clavier lost 30 pounds since he started using the fitness tracker Fitbit. Also, as of Thursday he's made $124 million off it.
Nearly 20 percent of Apple Watch buyers are not only shelling out for the timepiece but are springing for a spare band too.
BEIJING, June 17- Cisco plans to invest more than $10 billion in China along with local business partners over the next several years, the U.S. network equipment maker said on Wednesday, as it seeks to shore up its position against strong domestic rivals. Cisco, the world's biggest maker of switching equipment and routers that run the Internet, announced the...
Parche founder Christian Peneff pitches his on demand, cashless valet start-up in just 60 seconds. Will the panel of experts get behind the wheel?
TORONTO, June 11- BlackBerry is considering equipping an upcoming smartphone with Google Inc.' s Android software for the first time, an acknowledgement that its revamped line of devices has failed to win mass appeal, according to four sources familiar with the matter. The move would be an about-face for the Waterloo, Ontario- based company, which had shunned...
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