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Xiaomi's Ill-Timed Debut Sows Doubt About Its Internet Ambitions
X iaomi Corp.'s market debut has failed to convince investors that it's capable of shedding a reliance on cheap phones and becoming an internet giant. The Chinese smartphone giant now faces intense scrutiny while it tries to prove it should be twice as ...
China's Tencent turns to US for IPO of its music business
Tencent (TCEHY) said in a statement Sunday that it will sell shares in the music unit on a US stock exchange. It didn't provide a time line or details on the size of the proposed stock offering, but recent reports have suggested the move could value ...
New York Times
HBO Must Get Bigger and Broader, Says Its New Overseer
New York Times
Change is coming to HBO, now that it is part of the AT&T corporate family. That much was clear to the 150 employees who attended a recent town hall meeting at the network's headquarters in Midtown Manhattan. The main speaker was John Stankey, ...
JetBlue Crew Saves Dog In Distress With Oxygen Mask
Flight attendants provided an oxygen mask for a French bulldog that was having trouble breathing. headshot. By Carla Baranauckas. A Massachusetts couple credited a JetBlue flight crew with saving the life of their dog when it had trouble breathing on a ...
Asia shares rally on US jobs relief, sterling slugged by politics
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian share markets rallied on Monday as favorable U.S. jobs data whetted risk appetites, while sterling slipped after two members of the British government resigned over Brexit and put the future of Prime Minister Theresa May in doubt.
Los Angeles Times
Heat wave sparks major power outages around Los Angeles, officials say
Los Angeles Times
Skyrocketing electricity demand due to Friday's triple-digit temperatures triggered power outages around Los Angeles that are still affecting about 34,500 residences and businesses, officials said. Crews working through the night had already restored ...
Someone Was Producing Tons of a Ozone-Destroying Chemical That Was Banned in 1987. Now We Know Who
A couple months back, scientists from around the world revealed a new mystery: somebody in East Asia was again producing banned chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs)—the chemical that put a hole in the ozone layer—and it wasn't clear who was responsible.
Grandmother on oxygen dies after PSE&G cuts off her power, grieving family says
A 68-year-old Newark woman in hospice care, who depended on oxygen to survive, died last week after PSE&G turned off her electric because of an overdue bill, her grieving family said Sunday. Linda Daniels was in her Shephard Avenue home with her ...
Polar fitness tracker might be a bigger national security risk
Fitness trackers have become so common that people strap them on with no worry or concern. After all, they're not like smartphones or even smartwatches with tons of features and apps that could be harvesting your data. Unfortunately, fitness trackers ...
Elon Musk shares video of 'kid sized' submarine for Thai cave rescue
(CNN) Billionaire tech entrepreneur Elon Musk shared photos and videos of a metallic pod that may help rescue a group of boys trapped in a cave in Thailand. Footage shared on Musk's Twitter account shows a group testing the device in a Los Angeles high ...