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Top tech companies looking to invest in/acquire Cyanogen?


With its rock-solid custom Android ROM, Cyanogen has attracted a huge following, with the likes of Oppo and OnePlus even preloading this “flavor” of Android to their high-end handsets. Said huge following and vendors’ willingness to opt for third-party ROMs may be raising eyebrows in Mountain View, whereas the big tech companies are exploring ways…

Xiaomi working to expand to Brazil

Xiaomi working to expand to Brazil

Xiaomi’s next target market isn’t Europe or North America. According to TelecomPaper, the company is next heading to Brazil. The report argues that Apple of China has already opened an office in San Paulo, and has started hiring local staff in preparation to launch their phones in the country. Alas, it’s not that easy to…

Meizu secures $3.23 billion to sell more devices

Meizu store

Meizu has apparently managed to raise no less than 20 billion Yuan (about $3.23 billion) to sell more devices, GizChina is reporting. Said funds will be used to boost R&D efforts, and make more and better devices. On one hand, Meizu plans to launch its next flagship, MX4, this year; and on the other hand,…

Samsung looking to acquire voice tech giant Nuance?

Nuance Communications

Samsung may be looking to acquire Nuance Communications, which makes speech and voice recognition technology that is used across the board, with even Apple using it for its personal assistant app, Siri. Furthermore, Nuance’s technology is also used in many other devices that benefit from voice input, dedicated GPS units (PNDs) being one of them.…

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