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Xiaomi Doubles Down on Offline Strategy, to Open First Mi Home Store in Delhi-NCR This Week

A physical Xiaomi store is coming to a mall near you. The Chinese smartphone maker says it will nearly triple the number of brick and mortar stores that offer its high-end, low-cost smartphones in the country by the end of the year. In addition, the company is also planning to setup its flagship stores at many more cities in India.… Read More »

Facebook Says It Deletes 66,000 Hateful Posts Per Week

Facebook has said that over the past two months, it has removed roughly 66,000 posts on average per week that were identified as hate speech. The social network disclosed this information on Tuesday as part of a series of statements intended to detail its action plan on how it deals with controversial topics like fake news. “We are opposed… Read More »

5 New Facebook Updates and Tests Spotted This Week

As Facebook works to maintain its position as the leading social media platform in the world, it’s constantly trying out new measures and testing new tools in order to boost user engagement and keep you using Facebook for longer. As such, there are always tests and features being pushed out to user subsets, minor updates that may not make… Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi 4 to go on sale offline starting next week, Redmi 4A already available for Rs 6,499

Xiaomi launched the Redmi 4 (review) in India last month for Rs 6,999, and kicked off sales of its latest budget smartphone in its first Mi Home store located in Bengaluru. The device then went on sale via Mi.com and Amazon, where it has been available periodically through flash sales. 91mobiles has now learned that Xiaomi plans to begin selling the Redmi 4… Read More »

Trump aides Kushner and Greenblatt to visit Israel, Palestinians this week

U.S. President Donald Trump is sending two top aides to Jerusalem and Ramallah this week to discuss potential next steps in his bid to restart Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, a White House official said on Sunday. Going on the trip will be White House senior adviser Jared Kushner, who is Trump’s son-in-law and husband of his daughter Ivanka Trump,… Read More »

Two IPOs to hit market this week, eye Rs 1,000 cr

Aiming to tap the upbeat investor sentiment, two companies – CDSL and GTPL Hathway – will launch initial public offers (IPOs) this week to raise over Rs 1,000 crore. The bidding in BSE-promoted CDSLs IPO will begin on June 19 and close on June 21, while that of GTPL Hathway, part of Hathway Cable and Datacom Ltd, will… Read More »

Web design, ceramics classes begin next week

Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education will offer courses on web design and ceramics next week. Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education will offer courses on web design and ceramics next week. Web design will be taught on June 12-16 from 8 a.m. until noon in Room 227 of the new wing… Read More »

28 hours a week: Indians spend 7X more time on smartphones than on TV

Indian  consumers spend as much as 28 hours a week on their smartphones, seven fold more than the time they end up spending in watching programmes on television as more users access internet on their mobile phone. According to the Mary Meeker report, released on Wednesday night, the delivery of  entertainment, education, healthcare and marketplaces is being reimagined… Read More »

Oil rallies to best week in years after OPEC output deal

Oil prices rallied for their best week in at least five years on Friday, steadying above $51 a barrel, following OPEC’s decision to cut crude output to rein in a global glut that has weighed on prices for more than two years. After the deal was announced on Wednesday, the market focused on the implementation and impact of… Read More »

Airports expansion decision ‘next week’

A decision on airport expansion in England will be made next week, with ministers allowed to express their own views, Downing Street has said. In an unusual move, ministers opposed to the decision will be allowed to voice their “personal views”. Suspending “collective responsibility” for cabinet heightens speculation that Heathrow expansion will be approved. Developing Heathrow rather than… Read More »