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Xiaomi’s 2017 Profit Tops $1 Billion

12/26/2017, Xiaomi is one of the fastest-growing smartphone vendors on the market. The company has covered a lot of ground over the past couple of years. A new report claims that the company is going to blow past its 2017 revenue target. Xiaomi’s net profit for...

New Jersey Town Closing Streets To Tackle Navigation App Traffic

12/26/2017, Smart navigation apps like Waze help their users find the fastest way to their destination. By relying on data crowdsourced from users, these apps are able to provide a better picture of the traffic situation. This can often result in large numbers of...

Russia Wants To Build A Space Station Hotel

12/26/2017, Multiple private space companies based in the United States are working on projects which will enable space tourism. Those tourists won’t be able to stay in space for long, though, unless they opt for what the Russians seem to be planning. Russian...


Pixel, Pixel 2 Handsets Could Be Experiencing Mesh Network Issues

12/26/2017, These days we’re starting to see more companies mesh routers, where the idea is to help users blanket their entire home or office with WiFi. This is generally cheaper than buying a new router, and it is also usually easier to setup. Unfortunately it...

HTC Patents A Lightbulb That Could Detect When Someone Falls

12/26/2017, One of the concerns that people have about their elderly parents living alone is that sometimes accidents can happen and no one will know. For example slipping and falling in the bathroom is one of the more common accidents that happen at home, and...

College Students Design Browser Plug-In That Detects Fake News

12/26/2017, Fake news is becoming a huge problem and many companies know it. Companies such as Facebook are working on ways to help users identify fake news, and recently during a hackathon held at Yale University, a group of college students managed to develop a...

Google Phases Out Legacy Recommendations On Android TV

12/26/2017, Google is a company with many products and services under its umbrella, with some products being focused on more than others. An example would be Android, in which unsurprisingly Google is giving it a lot of attention given how we are so reliant on our...

New G.I. Joe Movie Confirmed For 2020

12/26/2017, The last time we saw a G.I. Joe movie was back in 2013, which means that it has been about 4 years since. However if you’re looking forward to a third G.I. Joe movie, you’re going to have to wait a couple more years, but the good news is that at least...

SpaceX Completes Record 18th Successful Launch Of 2017

12/24/2017, It has been a good year for SpaceX, Elon Musk’s space company. SpaceX has completed its 18th launch of the year. It has set a new record for a private space company. The company’s previous best was 10 successful launches in a calendar year and...

World’s Largest Amphibious Aircraft Completes Maiden Flight

12/24/2017, “Kunlong” or the AG600 is China’s home-grown amphibious aircraft. It’s said to be the world’s largest amphibious aircraft in production. The AG600 has now completed its maiden flight. It took off from the city of Zhuhai in...

Facebook Messenger Malware Secretly Mines Monero Digital Currency

12/24/2017, As if websites trying to hijack visitors’ CPUs to mine digital currency wasn’t enough, a new report suggests that hackers have created malware that targets Facebook Messenger users in order to secretly mine the Monero digital currency. The...

Bulletproof Graphene Becomes Harder On Impact

12/24/2017, Graphene has contributed significantly to the advancement of material science. It’s just a very tight sheet of Carbon atoms that’s thinner than a sheet of paper but it has great physical properties. Researchers continue to dig deeper in order...