Canalys and Counterpoint say Xiaomi shipped more smartphones than Samsung, becoming No. 1 smartphone vendor in India for the first time in Q4 2017 (Writankar Mukherjee/The Economic Times)

Writankar Mukherjee / The Economic Times: Canalys and Counterpoint say Xiaomi shipped more smartphones than Samsung, becoming No. 1 smartphone vendor in India for the

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Microsoft halts AMD Meltdown and Spectre patches after reports of some AMD PCs becoming unbootable after installing recent updates (Tom Warren/The Verge)

Tom Warren / The Verge: Microsoft halts AMD Meltdown and Spectre patches after reports of some AMD PCs becoming unbootable after installing recent updates  — 

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Ripple surged 50%+ on Friday and is now valued at ~$85B, surpassing Ethereum’s market cap and becoming the second-most valuable cryptocurrency (Evelyn Cheng/CNBC)

Evelyn Cheng / CNBC: Ripple surged 50%+ on Friday and is now valued at ~$ 85B, surpassing Ethereum’s market cap and becoming the second-most valuable

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