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Xiaomi has beat Apple in China, but can it win over the rest of the world?

<i>Quartz begins a series today profiling companies around the world experiencing explosive growth.</i><p>Lei Jun walks on to the stage like a young Steve Jobs. It’s September in Beijing and the founder of one of China’s scrappiest smartphone brands, Xiaomi, is about to unveil its flagship Mi-3 phone. This …

Mobile

Facebook offers public posting for teens … and fresh meat for marketers

Duanne Hoffman<p>In its rationale for granting 13- to 17-year-old Facebook users the ability to share their posts with everyone, and to be followed by anyone, Twitter-style, the social network explained that teens are "among the savviest people using social media."<p>Facebook presented this as a gift to …

Personal Information

Silk Road's main competitor shuts down indefinitely

Black Market Reloaded, the digital black market that was the largest competitor to the recently busted Silk Road, just announced it's closing and refunding users' money. In order to deal with the influx of Silk Road refugees, Black Market Reloaded spun up some virtual private servers (VPS) hosted …

Google shares touch record highs after latest results

<b>Google has reported a profit of $2.97bn (£1.84bn) during the July -September period, beating expectations.</b><p>The company missed forecasts during the last quarter.<p>However, a closely watched measure, cost per click - how much advertisers pay to place an advert - declined by 8% from the same period last …

Investing

World Cup 2014: Who is the true father of football in Brazil?

<b>Leaning against the wall of a dusty warehouse in Bangu, a bland suburb in western Rio de Janeiro, a huge statue of a thickly-moustachioed footballer prepares to right a terrible historical wrong.</b><p>With hair slicked back and an arm raised in a moment of goalscoring celebration, the four-and-a-half …

Brazil

Large rise in Israeli settlement growth

Construction on new homes in illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank has jumped by 70 percent in the first half of this year, the Israeli NGO Peace Now reported.<p>The group said on Thursday that 1,708 new homes were started between January and June, compared with 995 in the same period …

Syrian military spy chief killed in battle

A high-level Syrian general has been killed during a battle with rebels in the eastern province of Deir Ezzor, according to state media.<p>Major-General Jameh Jameh was head of military intelligence in the province, where the regime has been battling armed opposition fighters seeking to overthrow …

Skull fossil challenges evolutionary history

The discovery of a 1.8-million-year-old skull of a human ancestor buried under a medieval Georgian village offers new evidence that early man was a single species with a vast array of different looks, researchers have said.<p>With a tiny brain about a third the size of a modern human's, protruding …

Family of Nazi war criminal Erich Priebke say his body has disappeared

The case of Nazi war criminal Erich Priebke has taken on another bizarre twist as his family said it doesn't know where his body is.<p>Family lawyer Paolo Giachini said he and the former SS captain's family lost track of Priebke's casket on Tuesday night, when they tried to celebrate a funeral Mass …

World History