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[Weekly News] [MIUI Weekly Vol. 57] Lei Jun,Hugo Barra about Xiaomi,1.4 Billion Android Users

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Here we are, bringing our dear forum users with hot news of the week that has past. Pick what you like and read during the weekend.

Lei Jun in WSJ : It Had Better Get Bloodier in China's Smartphone Battle! [posted by vincent_khoo]

In four years, Lei Jun turned his gadget maker, Xiaomi, from nothing into one of the world’s largest makers of smartphones. Xiaomi has rocked China’s phone and accessories markets, shaking up competitors and pursuing international expansion.

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Hugo Barra to Forbes : Xiaomi could be the first to break through! [posted by @kshay]

It’s interesting is to hear Hugo Barra remark that China still doesn’t  have a tech brand that could compare to the global status of a Samsung, LG or Sony. But he foresees a big change coming within five years. He says Xiaomi could be the first to break through  — that’s if Xiaomi continues on its fast innovation track and geographic expansion.

1.4 Billion Active Android Devices Worldwide! [posted by vincent_khoo]

Google’s CEO, Sundar Pichai came out to welcome the press and announced some pretty interesting figures. Sundar, this morning, announced that there are 1.4 billion active Android devices across the world. Now at Google I/O 2014, Sundar announced that there were 1 billion active Android devices. So in just a little over a year, we’ve gotten to 1.4 billion. At Google I/O 2014, they launched Android One. Which is their initiative to get to the next billion users, and it appears to be working.

Apple’s idea for a smart ring! [posted by Yafai]

Apple has some interest in another wearable: smart rings. A patent application published today describes an interactive smart ring that could work in conjunction with larger devices, like a phone. As Apple describes it, the ring could have a touchpad or a touchscreen, it'd likely have haptic feedback to let a wearer know when something has happened, and it could include a microphone for dictating commands. The ring might even be able to determine what you're writing by following the motion of your hand.

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Best method to safe your android from Stagefright 2.0 attack! [posted by sudhakarcool]

The original bug, which appeared back in July, meant users were exposed to hacks by simply opening a link in an MMS message.

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[MIUI Weekly News Vol.26] New Flagship Launch,Lei Jun,Windows 7 ends support
[MIUI Weekly News Vol.27] Mi Note on 27th,Microsoft Windows 10,WhatSIM
[MIUI Weekly News Vol.28] 12 Billion App Store Downloads,Send Money via Gmail
[MIUI Weekly News Vol.29] 100 million users,Xiaomi Acquires Rigo,Dr. Google
[MIUI Weekly News Vol.30] MIUI Journey,Facebook on virtual reality
[MIUI Weekly News Vol.31] Xiaomi's New Gadget,Battery Fully Charged in a Minute
[MIUI Weekly News Vol.32] Xiaomi,Podo- Tiny camera,Latest Android Distribution
[MIUI Weekly News Vol.33] Reddot Award ,WhatsApp voice calling,USB Type-C
[MIUI Weekly News Vol.34] Windows for Xiaomi Mi 4,New Mi TV 2,Free Internet
[MIUI Weekly News Vol.35] Mi Ecosystem,Mi Band shipment hits 4 Million,5G
[MIUI Weekly News Vol.36] New product,Investment from Tata,Lei Jun
[MIUI Weekly News Vol.37] New product,Redmi Note-most popular,Facebook
[MIUI Weekly News Vol.38] Lei Jun,Hugo Barra,Mi Home in Taiwan,Windows 10
[MIUI Weekly News Vol.39] Xiaomi Accessory Store,Nokia's turn 150,Android M
[MIUI Weekly News Vol.40] What to expect in Google I/O 2015: Keynote & Android M
[MIUI Weekly News Vol.41] What's new at Google I/O?Photos App,Android M,Nanodegree
[MIUI Weekly News Vol.42] Xiaomi Smart Home,Android M Features,Quick Charge 2.0
[MIUI Weekly News Vol.43] Xiaomi All-New Mi Wi-Fi Router,Wang Xiang-The New SVP
[MIUI Weekly News Vol.44] Xiaomi entering Brazil,Lei Jun,Google Fit Integration

[MIUI Weekly News Vol.45] Xiaomi: 2nd on the MIT,Hugo Barra,Microsoft Office
[MIUI Weekly News Vol.46] Xiaomi 1H 2015 Sales Record,New CFO, Brazil Launch
[MIUI Weekly News Vol.47] Xiaomi In Brazil,Lin Bin,Google Maps Update,Microsoft Edge
[MIUI Weekly News Vol.48] All New Mi Water Purifier,Mi TV 2S,Cortana for Android
[MIUI Weekly News Vol. 49] Xiaomi ranks 4th in Q2 GMS,Xiaomi's New Technology Park
[MIUI Weekly News Vol. 50] MIUI 7 China ROM & Redmi Note 2 Launch
[MIUI Weekly News Vol. 51] All About MIUI 7 Launch , Android M
[MIUI Weekly News Vol. 52] Xiaomi leading in Q2 Shipment, YouTube Gaming Launched
[MIUI Weekly News Vol. 53] Xiaomi Sales And Plans,Microsoft Vs. Google
[MIUI Weekly News Vol. 54] Second Mi Home in Beijing,Latest Android distribution
[MIUI Weekly News Vol. 55] Mi Financial Loan,New Device Mi 4c, FB Dislike Button
[MIUI Weekly News Vol. 56] Xiaomi with Microsoft,Facebook Launches 360 Videos
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