Emmanuel Constant

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Apple, Be Afraid: China's Xiaomi Going Global

Xiaomi, the Chinese smartphone maker, announced on Wednesday that it is planning to enter ten countries this year. By New Year’s Eve, you should be able to buy the Mi3 in India, Brazil, and Russia as well as Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, the Philippines, Thailand, Turkey, and Vietnam. Xiaomi is …

Codeanywhere, The Google Docs For Developers, Rocks Startup Alley At Disrupt NY

Codeanywhere, a self-proclaimed Google Docs for coders, wants to become the defacto standard for code development on the go. Co-founders Ivan Burazin and Vedran Jukic presented on stage at Disrupt NY today after the audience voted them the best company in Startup Alley.<p>Jukic came up with the idea …

Alibaba's Massive U.S. IPO Could Top Facebook's Debut

Chinese e-commerce behemoth Alibaba has filed documents with the Securities and Exchange Commission to go public in the U.S., setting the stage for …

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Apple passes Staples to become the #2 online retailer behind Amazon

According to a new report from the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> (citing e-commerce trade publication <i>Internet Retailer</i><i>),</i> Apple has managed to overtake Staples and claim the number-two spot in the world of online retail. Apple’s online sales data jumped a significant 24% last year, although this jump is mostly …

Office Depot to close at least 400 stores

Office Depot said it plans to close at least 400 stores by the end of 2016 that will result in $75 million annual savings.<p>The company's merger with OfficeMax resulted in an overlap of retail locations that needed to be consolidated, the company said.<p>Office Depot expects to close 150 stores this …

Regulators to weigh bitcoin donations in politics

WASHINGTON — Will digital dollars soon fund U.S. political campaigns?<p>If a conservative political action committee has its way, supporters will be able to donate to federal elections using bitcoins, a relatively new form of virtual currency.<p>The Conservative Action Fund PAC this week asked the …

See how Elon Musk is building the 'Iron Man' lab with tech you can buy

The workspace of the future is in Elon Musk’s lab. Using a variety of virtual reality and gesture-sensing tools, Musk has set up a system that allows himself and his engineers to design and manipulate models of rocket parts using just their hands. He's compared it to the <i>Iron Man</i> laboratory, and in …