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Xiaomi’s latest products for Russia include its smart TVs and flagship Mi 9T

Xiaomi, best known for its smartphones, is making serious inroads into Russia as it launched a collection of products in the country where some 145 million people live. That includes its smart TVs featuring 700,000 hours of content, smart wristbands, wireless earbuds, and flagship phone Mi 9T, which is identical to its recently announced Redmi […]

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Palm’s tiny phone is available unlocked at $350

The first time I showed the Palm phone to the TechCrunch staff, they were excited. At the very least, it was a unique take on the category, designed to be a second phone for those moments that didn’t require a larger, bulkier device. But reality set in pretty quickly. The device’s capabilities were severely limited […]

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Two Sigma leads $12m series A for expert knowledge network NewtonX

Knowledge is the fuel of business. Every decision requires a full understanding of the data underlying it, and that means reaching out not only to an organization’s own staff for insight, but also to experts in the wider world. Management consultants, research agencies, and data providers make hundreds of billions of dollars per year attempting […]

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Minister sticks to position on transfers

Minister sticks to position on transfers

TRANSFERS will be the exception and not the norm.  This was once again the warning sounded by Minister of Education Santia Bradshaw during a press conference at the ministry’s Bridgetown headquarters…

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UPDATE 1-Facebook reveals Libra cryptocurrency, with lofty goals

* Shares up 2.6% in U.S. pre-market trading (Adds Facebook pre-market share prices, Swiss regulator and European lawmaker comments) JEFFREY LIPTON in BARBADOS – http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/companyNews/~3/6ulyrImw6F4/update-1-facebook-reveals-libra-cryptocurrency-with-lofty-goals-idUSL2N23P06G

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Boeing and Airbus bag $15 billion of deals in Paris Airshow battle

Airbus and Boeing bagged a combined $15 billion of plane deals on day two of the Paris Airshow, as their sales teams scrapped for orders after a downturn in business at many airlines and the grounding of Boeing’s top-selling jet. JEFFREY LIPTON in BARBADOS – http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/businessNews/~3/BxvljOe0xiA/boeing-and-airbus-bag-15-billion-of-deals-in-paris-airshow-battle-idUSKCN1TJ0RW

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US STOCKS-Futures rise on hopes of accommodative Fed

U.S. stock index futures rose on Tuesday, as more dovish calls from the European Central Bank fueled expectations of a similar accommodative stance from the Federal Reserve. JEFFREY LIPTON in BARBADOS – http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/companyNews/~3/ktIYELfC71M/us-stocks-futures-rise-on-hopes-of-accommodative-fed-idUSL4N23P2PT