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Macau casino revenue slipped 97% to $89.7 million in June: DICJ

Macau casino revenue slipped 97% to $89.7 million in June: DICJ

The high-revenue generating casino hub Macau suffered a steep year-on-year decline in its gaming revenue during the month of June as the COVID-19 pandemic-caused travel restrictions and strict quar

Americans won’t be able to buy Xiaomi’s white Mi Mix smartphone

Chinese electronics giant Xiaomi Inc. unveiled a white version of its Mi Mix smartphone at the CES 2017 tech show in Las Vegas on Thursday, but the device will not be launched in the U. S. market.

Many had been expecting the Chinese manufacturer to announce its international expansion to make its products available in markets like the U. S., Canada, and Western Europe. But, company representatives said that Americans will not be able to get their hands on the new product for some time.

Apple supplier Foxconn to start massive automation effort for its factories

In a recently released report, DigiTimes has revealed that Taiwanese manufacturing giant Foxconn - the company is one of the most prominent Apple suppliers - plans to automate its factories in May 2017, replacing a vast majority of human employees with robots.

According to the report, the massive automation effort which Foxconn has planned for its factories in May will involve the replacement of nearly 60,000 human workers.

Gionee’s new premium handset - M2017 - is now available for preorder in China

In a recent announcement, Chinese smartphone maker Gionee has said that it has launched a new metal-and-leather handset called the M2017. The handset is now available for preorder in China, though Gionee has not yet officially disclosed whether or when the handset will be launched in other markets across the world.

Jaunt partners with Xiaomi to help in app and content development for Mi VR headset

In a recent announcement, Jaunt China - an earlier-this-year launched cinematic content provider that shoots, edits, and distributes VR-centric videos - said that it has partnered with Chinese consumer electronic firm Xiaomi.

According to an NDTV report, Jaunt China's partnership with Xiaomi hints at Xiaomi's apparent interest in gaining a foothold in the virtual reality (VR) arena.

Xiaomi announces new Mi5s and Mi5s Plus handsets

Within a few months of the launch of Mi5 handset, Chinese device manufacturer Xiaomi has announced two new handsets --- the Mi5s and the Mi5s Plus. Both the handsets boast impressive specifications and come with incredible price tags.

In announcing the new Mi5s and Mi5s Plus handsets, Xiaomi said that the first flash sale of the handsets will be held on Thursday, September 29. The Mi5s handset will feature a 5.15-inch 1080p display, whereas the Mi5s Plus will come with a 5.7-inch 1080p display.

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