Xiaomi Becomes World’s Third-Largest Smartphone Vendor in the World

Three models of China's Xiaomi Mi phones are pictured during their launch in New Delhi July 15, 2014. (PHOTO CREDIT: Reuters/Anindito Mukherjee/FILES)

Three models of China’s Xiaomi Mi phones are pictured during their launch in New Delhi July 15, 2014. (PHOTO CREDIT: Reuters/Anindito Mukherjee/FILES)

China’s Xiaomi Inc has become the world’s third-largest smartphone vendor just three years after first hitting the market, trailing only Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and Apple Inc, according to a new industry study.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook Comes Out as a Homosexual

Apple CEO Tim Cook

In an essay published on Bloomberg’s website, Apple CEO Tim Cook has publicly come out as gay. Although his sexuality wasn’t really a secret, this is the first time he has officially confirmed his sexual orientation. Cook says he has relaxed this aspect of privacy to help others as part of Apple’s efforts against discrimination. The essay can be read in full at Bloomberg.

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