Xiaomi admits it doesn’t make money on smartphone hardware sales
Xiaomi’s business model isn’t about selling handsets, except insofar as those handset sales lead to recurring service revenue later on. So said Xiaomi global VP and former Android VP Hugo Barra in an interview with [..]
best John Lewis Black Friday deals
John Lewis has launched its Black Friday deals site, and so you can now shop for Black Friday discounts at the UK’s favourite department store.
The early signs are that John Lewis has been very savvy in its deals [..]
The best home and kitchen deals for Black Friday 2016
We’ve come to see Black Friday as being all about great deals on technology, but there are also a number of great offers on home and kitchen equipment.
That’s right, retailers such as John Lewis, Argos, Currys, [..]
Faraday Future’s factory construction paused; shipping timelines at risk
Electric vehicle maker Faraday Future may not be able to make its first cars in time to hits its 2017 shipping deadlines, according to a new report by the Financial Times on Thursday. It’s hard to ship a car when [..]
GoCardless spies a glimmer of hope for UK fintech amid the Brexit gloom
Despite ongoing uncertainty for business about the impact of the UK Brexit vote to leave the European Union, London-based fintech startup GoCardless reckons the government is now signaling it recognizes the “high [..]
Watch this $9K VR walking rig really put players into the game
[tc_aol_on code=”5836201c869ea96411963172″] When TechCrunch went to Beijing recently, I got the chance to try out KatVR’s Kat Walk virtual reality walking simulation rig. The setup encircles the player’s waste, [..]
The Best eBay Black Friday Deals 2016
With Black Friday now a global shopping phenomenon, where better to check out deals than one of the huge global shops, eBay.
The auction site does a great line not only in second hand a refurbished goods but also brand [..]
Maserati plans an all-electric Alfieri for 2020
Maserati was said to be looking at 2020 as the target timeframe for its first production electric vehicle, and now the company has confirmed to Autocar that a battery-powered electric drivetrain option will be made [..]
Zvooq, Russia’s Spotify, sues Yandex for $29M after key staff were allegedly poached
Zvooq, a music streaming service in Russia and CIS countries backed by major Western labels, is suing Yandex for $29 million. It accuses the Russian search giant of poaching key Zvooq staff for its own music streaming [..]
Hive is making it a lot easier to smarten up your home heating this Black Friday
If you’re looking to smarten up your home this Black Friday, then Hive is having a sale on its various smart home products.
Products such as the Active Heating, Active Plug and Active Light are all discounted by 20%, [..]