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Smartphone maker Xiaomi says 2014 sales doubled

The chairman of Chinese smartphone brand Xiaomi, a rising star of the consumer technology industry, says sales more than doubled last year to $12.2 billion and the company plans to expand further into global markets.

Jan 05, 2015
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Startup rents privately owned cars at Oakland airport

Hoping to challenge the rental car industry from the outside, a San Francisco company is offering Oakland airport travelers free parking and a little bit of money in exchange for rental fees on their cars while they are away.

Dec 31, 2014
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Uber prices to surge during New Year's Eve

New Year's Eve: the day to overpay for everything from that glass of flat Champagne to the impossibly-high heels you'll wear just once, to, once again, that ride home from Uber.

Dec 31, 2014
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New Year's Eve to test Uber, Lyft

After the clock strikes midnight, the champagne is popped and verses of "Auld Lang Syne" are sung with the slur of too many libations, for millions of people on New Year's Eve there will be only one thing left to do - order ...

Dec 31, 2014
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NHL sends GoPro cameras onto the ice

Ice hockey fans will get a new perspective on the fast-moving game when National Hockey League players don GoPro cameras, starting with this weekend's all-star fixture.

Jan 23, 2015
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