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Xiaomi Expects Sales to Surge in 2015

2 hours 31 min ago
Xiaomi expects sales and smartphone shipments to each rise by more than 30% this year, its CEO said, as the Chinese smartphone maker looks to overseas markets to keep up its growth.

Crafts Site Etsy Files for IPO

2 hours 33 min ago
Etsy unveiled plans to further test investors’ appetite for e-commerce companies, filing for an initial public offering a decade after it was founded in a Brooklyn, N.Y., apartment as a way to sell handmade goods online.

Quiet ZTE Looking for Bigger U.S. Presence

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 11:58
Chinese electronics maker ZTE, the fourth-largest maker of cellphones sold in the U.S., plans a push to make itself more visible.

Apple to Make Larger iPad in Second Half

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 11:01
Apple suppliers have been told to start production of a larger-screen iPad in the second half of this year as the U.S. tech giant wrestles with new designs and features for the enterprise market.

Parents Dream of the Perfect Getaway---From Electronics

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 10:17
Increasingly frustrated with how much time their children spend in front of computer and mobile screens, more parents are willing to pay up for family vacations at resorts where the most attractive perk is limited or unavailable Wi-Fi.

This Week on Digits: What’s Hot at Mobile World Congress

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 09:50
In this week's Digits, find out what's hot at the world's biggest mobile tech show, learn how to make your own cloud, and discover the travel apps you shouldn’t leave home without.

Germany Aims to Foster Startups

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 09:22
Germany’s government is pushing to expand tax breaks for startups and trying to ease their path to the stock market, in an effort to buck a trend that worries policy makers: a decline in entrepreneurialism.

Wharton's New Online Courses Include Incentives

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 09:00
Acing an online course could lead to a Wharton degree.

FCC Recommends Switch for Phone Number Portability Database

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 08:22
The FCC dealt Neustar a setback, recommending that a telecommunications database contract it has held for two decades and accounts for about half of its revenue be transferred to a rival.

Alibaba Opens Silicon Valley Data Center

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 08:18
Alibaba said it is opening a data center in Silicon Valley, the Chinese e-commerce company’s first in the U.S., as it expands its cloud-computing business outside China.

Foxconn Launches New E-Commerce Platform in China

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 08:15
The world’s biggest contract electronics manufacturer, Foxconn, is making a move into e-commerce in China, aiming to go head-to-head with the likes of Alibaba and

Google, Wal-Mart Part Ways Over Local Ads

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 07:44
The relationship between Google and Wal-Mart has frayed over the data used to lure shoppers into stores.

Game Developer: The Gaming Industry Is Not Doing Enough to Combat Misogyny

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 07:07
A female developer at the heart of a debate over sexism in gaming has a message for those gathered at a prominent industry conference this week: you’re not doing enough to combat misogyny.

U.K. Politicians Call for Tracking of Drone Flights

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 06:11
The House of Lords is calling for the tracking of leisure and commercial drone flights to avoid safety concerns stifling an industry considered to have huge potential for job creation.

Car Makers Embrace Wireless Phone Charging

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 05:52
More than a dozen cars from General Motors, Toyota and Fiat Chrysler now offering wireless charging pads and others are moving to add the optional gear in advance of an agreed-upon standard.

Silicon Valley Wage Settlement Gets Tentative Approval

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 02:57
A judge in a court battle over alleged collusion on hiring among technology giants including Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe Systems gave preliminary approval to a $415 million settlement that will fund payouts to thousands of employees.

Build Your Own Cloud: Hard Drives Get a Second Life

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 01:33
Seagate’s Personal Cloud and Western Digital’s My Cloud Mirror combine the convenience of the cloud with the value of external hard drives, Joanna Stern writes.

This Article Was Written With the Help of a 'Cyber' Machine

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 01:32
“Cyber” is being used so often, to describe so many things, that it’s creating a cyber-backlash; “computery,” anyone?

The Best Way to Back Up Your Computer

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 01:32
Personal Technology: Geoffrey A. Fowler reviews four cloud storage services that archive your digital life.