1. Samsung Galaxy S7 to have versions with curved and flat displays I wouldn’t be surprised if this happens. Usually, when Samsung sees a fork in the road, they take it.
2. Xiaomi fast expanding ecosystem raises concerns, say sources Concerns about Xiaomi, that is. Jingyue Hsiao, Monica Chen, and Steve Shen, for DigiTimes:
Market watchers have become more conservative about Xiaomi’s development potential because the vendor will constantly need more funds and resources for tapping new markets or product segments, commented the sources.
4. The gen-two Moto 360—a beautiful, compact design without much new tech Ron Amadeo, for Ars Technica:
It doesn’t move the needle much, but design is what really matters in wearables.
5. Bosch invents new electric car battery to double mileage Always take claims of battery advances with two grains of salt, but FYI.