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Samsung stops making Galaxy Note 7s as fresh problems emerge
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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics said Tuesday that it is stopping production of Galaxy Note 7 smartphones permanently, a day after stopping global sales of the ill-fated devices amid reports that batteries were catching fire. The South Korean company said in a regulatory filing
Samsung changes Note 7 output schedule after fire reports
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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung's crisis with its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone deepened Monday as the company confirmed it has adjusted its production following reports that newly released versions offered as replacements for recalled fire-prone devices have also overheated or caught fire. The
Toyota's tiny robot sells for under $400, talks, can't drive
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TOKYO (AP) — The new robot from Japanese automaker Toyota Motor Corp. can't do much but chatter in a high-pitched voice. The 39,800-yen ($390), 10-centimeter (4-inch) -tall, doll-like Kirobo Mini — whose name comes from "kibo," or "hope," and "robot" — supposedly has the smarts of a
MIT's flea market specializes in rare, obscure electronics
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CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts (AP) — Once a month in the summer, a small parking lot on the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's campus transforms into a high-tech flea market known for its outlandish offerings. Tables overflow with antique radio equipment, some of it a century old. Visitors can
Indian airline says Samsung Note 2 emitted smoke in plane
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NEW DELHI (AP) — An Indian airline said Friday that a Samsung Note 2 phone emitted smoke and sparks on a flight from Singapore to the southern Indian city of Chennai. IndiGo said the phone was found in the bag of a passenger in an overhead bin after other passengers reported smelling smoke in
Big email hack doesn't exactly send the message Yahoo needed
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo has been struggling for years to keep people coming back to its digital services such as email. That challenge just got more daunting after hackers stole sensitive information from at least 500 million accounts. The startling breach disclosed Thursday is believed to
Ghiyasuddin School takes a new step with technology
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Ghiyasuddin International School has taken a technological step forward with the introduction of a 3D Classroom, Raspberry Pi and the BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) Program. A special assembly was held at the school today to introduce the three new technological advancements in teaching. Head
Ooredoo launches iPhone 7 on Thursday with special packages
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Ooredoo Maldives has said that they would be launching the latest phone from the tech giant, Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus to the Maldivian market on Thursday. The telecom company said that Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus would be available to their customers from 22 September onwards. And
First wave-produced electricity in US goes online in Hawaii
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KANEOHE BAY, Hawaii (AP) — In the waters off the coast of Hawaii, a tall buoy bobs and sways in the water, using the rise and fall of the waves to generate electricity. The current travels through an undersea cable for a mile to a military base, where it is fed into Oahu's power grid — the
Samsung's Note 7 battery problem expands to China
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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung's smartphone problems expanded Monday to China's populous market, where the South Korean tech giant was looking into reports two Galaxy Note 7 handsets exploded in a country where it earlier said its units were safe and didn't need to be included in a global
Asters begin pre-order listings for iPhone 7 and 7 Plus
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Asters Maldives, one of the largest distributors of stationery, office supplies and IT products in the Maldives, has started taking pre-orders for the new Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus released earlier this month. The company announced their pre-order listings for the new iPhone via Facebook
Twitter to launch app on Apple TV, others to stream NFL
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A new Twitter app is coming to Xbox One, Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV, where viewers will be able to watch NFL games on Thursday nights. The short-messaging service secured the rights to stream 10 Thursday night games this year as it attempts to broaden its appeal. It's
Samsung's quick fix for Galaxy Note 7 is no full recharge
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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung plans to issue a software update for its recalled Galaxy Note 7 smartphones that will prevent them from overheating by limiting battery recharges to 60 percent. The front page of the Seoul Shinmun, a South Korean newspaper, carried a Samsung advertisement on
Tesla says it's improving Autopilot by boosting radar
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NEW YORK (AP) — Tesla CEO Elon Musk says the electric car company is making major improvements to the Autopilot system used by its vehicles, which will dramatically reduce the number and severity of crashes in which they are involved. Sunday's news comes in the wake of a May crash involving a
Samsung urges consumers globally to stop using Galaxy Note 7
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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics is urging consumers worldwide to stop using Galaxy Note 7 smartphones immediately and exchange them as soon as possible, as more reports of the phones catching fire emerged even after the company's global recall. The call from the South Korean
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