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Box has announced Notes, which is a lot like Google Docs. Users can create and collaborate in real time, making notes and adding pictures to documents as well. While the interface is sparse, and the app is still in beta, the functionality is much like a simplified version of Google’s document creator.

xiaomi mi3 price

Xiaomi, which notably lured Hugo Barra away from Google a few weeks ago, recently announced their Mi3 smartphone lineup, as well as a few TVs. The mobile phone, which is debuting with some really amazing specs at unheard of prices, is the new darling of the Chinese market.

Bump

According to a blog post from CEO and cofounder of Bump, David Lieb, the company has been acquired by Google. Bump, which failed to catch onto a large audience, will join forces with Google, but no timetable for the merger was given.

Michael Dell

In an interview with CNBC, Dell CEO and Chairman Michael Dell flatly denied the company would be getting into the smartphone racket. The struggling PC maker, who is in the process of privatizing the company, vows to be involved with tablets, but smartphones are best left to incumbents, in their eyes.