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Xiaomi calls on global smartphone component makers to invest in India

Xiaomi calls on global smartphone component makers to invest in India

China's Xiaomi said it wants its global smartphone component makers to set up base in India, Reuters reported. Xiaomi's decision to open an SMT (Surface Mount Technology) plant in India comes on the heels of the Indian government announcing 10% import duties on certain components including PCBs.


Israel carried out missile attack on Syrian base

Israel carried out missile attack on Syrian base

Syrian state TV said there were casualties in the attack on the T-4 airfield near Homs, which is close to the ancient city of Palmyra in central Syria. US and other officials said they were working on Sunday to verify details of the attack. The Syrian American Medical Society also described patients foaming at the mouth, saying victims suffered corneal burns and smelled of a "chlorine-like odour".


CWG 2018: Shooter Manu Bhaker wins gold, Heena takes silver

CWG 2018: Shooter Manu Bhaker wins gold, Heena takes silver

In the elimination stages too, Bhaker led the table with scores of 121.0, 141.5, 159.5, 180.2, 201.7, 220.7 and 240.9, with the last one creating a Games record. Bhaker won the gold medal in the Women's 10-meter air pistol, defeating Mexico's Alejandra Zavala, a two-time champion. Kumar fired a total of 224.1 to claim bronze, while his Indian counterpart Deepak Kumar got eliminated.


Facebook retracted Zuckerberg's messages from recipients' inboxes

Facebook retracted Zuckerberg's messages from recipients' inboxes

A few other stories from this week: Facebook revealed that 87 million users' data was leaked to Cambridge Analytica , and not 50 million as originally reported . "But we wanted to put out the maximum we felt that it could be as soon as we had that analysis done", Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg told CNN . With the wounds from the Cambridge Analytica data scandal still raw, Facebook has banned another third-party company from its platform over the improper use of data - this time it's ...


Ubisoft opens Winnipeg studio to develop world building tech

Ubisoft opens Winnipeg studio to develop world building tech

Far Cry 5's moose-whacking , bear-exploding , shovel-throwing brand of chaos has been a big hit with buyers-in its first week, it has sold more than double what Far Cry 4 sold in the same time period, Ubisoft has announced. With the economic boost, Winnipeg Mayor Brian Bowman says not only will Ubisoft supply jobs, it will also help bring people here for their education.