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Who knew that Chinese mobile company Xiaomi has users in 58 countries

Chinese mobile giant Xiaomi isn’t merely expanding its business in China. Users of its customized version of Android smartphone software now total 30 million (three times the number of users it had at the start of the year) and span 58 countries, according to an infographic released by the company. …

Mobile

Purported Galaxy Note Pro 12.2, Tab Pro 12.2, Tab Pro 10.1, Tab Pro 8.4 and Tab 3 Lite models receive Bluetooth certification

Samsung will soon flood the market with new tablet models, according to recent reports and leaks, introducing for the first time ever devices that will get a “Pro” moniker, as well as larger tablets with screen sizes measuring 12.2-inches.<p>We have already heard that the company is getting ready to …

Galaxy Note

Acer's new Liquid Z5 smartphone is more expensive than it should be (hands-on)

Acer didn't just bring a couple of new tablets to Vegas this year, but something to make calls with, too. The latest addition to its Liquid range after the top-spec S2, the Z5 is very much a "value" proposition, as the raw numbers show. We're looking at a 5-inch, 854 x 480 display, 1.3GHz dual-core …

Speed the prime factor in fatal Paul Walker crash suggests coroner

Neither Fast and Furious actor Paul Walker or the driver of the Porsche involved in their fatal accident under the influence of alcohol or drugs and no mechanical problems with the car<p>The Porsche carrying "Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker may have been going 100mph or more before it crashed, …

Associated Press News

McCain, Graham blast Obama for Al Qaeda-related takeover of Fallujah, call situation 'predictable'

Republican senators on Saturday blamed the Obama administration for Al Qaeda affiliates over-running parts of Iraq, including the city of Fallujah, which the United States secured before President Obama removed all U.S. forces from that country in 2011.<p>Sen. John McCain, Arizona, and Lindsey Graham, …

With Benefits Cut, Unemployed Take Stock Of Dwindling Options

In November, 222,000 Californians opened their mailboxes to find a warning: Unemployment benefits were scheduled to end in December.<p>While Congress was inching closer to passing a budget, Emergency Unemployment Compensation was not part of the deal. That's the long-term jobless benefits: extra …

Nigerian woman wins beauty pageant billed as Islam's answer to Miss World

Obabiyi Aishah Ajibola wins contest where participants are judged on their knowledge of Islam<p>A Nigerian beauty contestant wearing a headscarf and stilettos has won a Muslim-only beauty pageant in Jakarta, where participants were judged not just on their looks but their ability to recite verses from …