Alicia Singleton

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Xiaomi, The Chinese Smartphone Company That's Crushing Everyone, Is Earning A Lot More Money Than People Realize

Xiaomi is currently trying to raise $1 billion in funding, the Journal reports. As part of the fund raise, it has a document detailing its financial performance. The Journal saw that document, and it reports the following:<p>A table in the document showed that Xiaomi's net profit last year rose 84% to …

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Apple Announces iOS 8

At Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) today, the company announced iOS 8, the next version of its mobile operating system, with a number of new user-facing features, as well as a raft of new developer SDKs. The mobile OS is available in beta to developers today and is scheduled for …

Apple will bring third-party widgets to iOS 8

While introducing OS X 10.10 Yosemite, Craig Federighi showed off a new widget system for the Mac notification center, allowing users to pin small apps right in the "Today" view — and now we're learning that the iOS notification center will have a similar feature, as well. In iOS 5 and 6, users …

Siri now identifies songs, works without touching the phone

Apple is trying to make Siri smarter in iOS 8. The redesigned version of Siri can be activated without touching the phone at all if the phone is plugged in — in other words, "Hey, Siri" is the new "Okay, Google," if you're doing something like driving. Siri was already plugged into pop culture, but …

As heavy as 14 elephants, as long as 2 tractor trailers: Meet Mr. Titanosaur

They may be the biggest boys on any block -- any block, ever.<p>In fact, the dinosaurs unveiled Saturday by Argentina's Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio may be the largest to grace the Earth. At about 130 feet (40 meters) long and 180,000 pounds (80,000 kilograms), it's no wonder, then, that these …

20 Ways To Get Your Kimchi Fix

We have a giant, soft, garlicky spot in our hearts for Korean recipes, especially when there's kimchi involved. This fermented cabbage pickle ranges from sour to salty, funky to fiery and mellow to all-out stinky.<p>Kimchi is more than having a renaissance right now. It is turning up all over the …

Hong Kong Style French Toast And Iced Milk Tea Recipe (PHOTOS)

There's a reason why Hong Kong French toast makes most delicious lists, and why iced milk tea or "dong lai cha" is on nearly ever street corner in Hong Kong. They are the greatest foods ever created by man.<p>Both Hong Kong style French toast and the perfectly accompanied iced milk tea are authentic …

Mt. Gox Has Found 200,00 Bitcoins In Old Wallet

The last thing we heard about Mt. Gox, was that the company was allowing users to log in and check their Bitcoin balance, this was after the company …

Pebble Sold 400,000 Smart Watches In 2013

Pebble launched their first smart watch on Kickstarter back in 2012, the company raised over $10 million on Kickstarter, and has had further success …

Smartwatches

Lumen Fully Reflective Retro City Bicycle Launches On Kickstarter (video)

If you cycle around any city at night you might be interested in a new bicycle that has been created by the Mission Bicycle Company that offers a new …

Twitter Gets Blocked In Turkey

Twitter has been blocked in Turkey, the Turkish Prime Minister has said that they plan to stop people using Twitter in the country, you can see a …

NASA Shows Off Massive 360-Degree Telescope Panorama

The NASA Spitzer Space Telescope has been in orbit for years taking images of the cosmos. NASA has shown off a new panoramic image that is made from …

Universe

Hillary Clinton Steps Away From Obama on Foreign Policy

In re­cent weeks, as the stan­doff over Ukraine es­cal­ated, Hil­lary Clin­ton did something that she nev­er did as sec­ret­ary of State: She put …

Foreign Policy

Harvard-Smithsonian Scientists Have the 'First Direct Evidence of Cosmic Inflation'

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p><b>Update 12:05 p.m. —</b> The team at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics has announced …

Westboro Baptist Will Find Justification To Continue, Pastor's Son Says

Westboro Baptist Church founder Rev. Fred Phelps Sr. is in hospice care and near death, according to family and church members say. His estranged son says the longtime pastor's passing would put his followers in a crisis, because the church's members "think that death is a judgment from God."<p>"So …

Paris Ends 'Odd Or Even' Limit On Cars After One Day

Hoping to cut down on air pollution that in recent days has reached dangerous levels, city officials in Paris on Monday began trying to cut automobile emissions by enforcing an odd-even system of traffic rules.<p>For the most part, only cars with odd-numbered license plates could be on the <i>rues et</i> …

Microsoft makes its Evernote competitor OneNote free, launches it on the Mac

Ten years after the app’s Windows debut, Microsoft is finally launching OneNote, its note-gathering service, on the Mac. Best of all, the app is now free for all users.<p>In a move that clearly amps up competition with similar note taking app Evernote, OneNote’s expansion also marks the debut of a …

GadgetellSolutions Media

18Apr/18<p>As the owner of a retail business, you’ve probably dreamed about getting some extra help. Advertising a retail job for your store(s) can …

Lucid dreaming made easier with the Aurora EEG headband

The system is two-part: a headband that circles around your forehead and an app which can connect to the Aurora via Bluetooth LE. The band is …

Sleep

Facebook looks to buy solar-powered drone company to deliver worldwide internet

Titan Aerospace's Solara, a solar-powered unmanned aerial vehicle designed to cruise at an altitude of 20 km (12.42 miles) for five years at a time, …

Internet

Toyota i-Road EVs trialled for last-mile car-sharing

Since the i-Road was first announced twelve months ago this week, Toyota has developed the tandem two-seater further with a single-seat version …

New works by Boneface

View Gallery<p>Two things. One, <b>Boneface's</b> work for Queens of the Stone Age and their album "...Like Clockwork" was amazing. Second, QOTSA are amazing. …

San Francisco

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Photo highlights of the day

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world

5 things to know about how Tesla’s huge battery factory will affect the power grid

Advertisement<p>29 Comments<p>Credit: Image courtesy of Tesla.<p>Since Tesla confirmed last month that it plans to build a massive battery factory in the …