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Oculus Disables Gear VR Support For Galaxy Note 7 Amid Second Recall, Says ‘Customer Safety Is Top Priority’

Since the Galaxy Note 7 is proven to be at risk of exploding despite Samsung’s global recall and replacement program, Oculus has decided to stop its support for the phablet on the Gear VR app. The decision comes after it was confirmed that the South Korea tech giant is recalling and scrapping the Note 5 successor for good. 
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Heading a football may look effortless but many scientists have suspected it might actually harm the player’s brain.
For students to be successful in the classroom, it is imperative to ensure they have as much support as possible, both at home and within the school. Rather than relying on quarterly or semester bas
By Alyssa Nucaro When I started this school year, I couldn't help but notice the absence of some familiar faces. I am teaching 7th grade English and, as the first few weeks of school went by, I beg
The social network will allow certain posts to be made gloablly., even if they violate its community standards. It said the posts will be judged on whether they are newsworthy.
The longest established greenhouse gas monitoring station in the world, at Mauna Loa in Hawaii, predicts carbon dioxide will stay above the symbolic 400ppm for the whole of 2016.
70 percent of NBA League Pass subscribers watch games on mobile devices, so the NBA will start shooting action for phones. The post The NBA Is Now Shooting Live Games Just for Your Phone appeared fir
USA TODAY's Elizabeth Weise tells how to protect home devices from hackers and says to be wary of refrigerators, stoves and other connected products that don't have password protection.   &#
Even in good years, hunger is rife in Madagascar. More than 90 percent of its population lives below the poverty line, and nearly half of the country’s children are chronically malnourished or
Artificial intelligence has made incredible advances — but still has ways to go.        
Every year Gartner publishes some predictions for the next year and foreseeable future. While not nearly as comprehensive as Mary Meeker’s Annual Internet Forecasts, Gartner nevertheless gets us think
The concentration of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere averaged a record 400 parts per million in 2015, an ominous milestone for the planet's health, the UN said Monday.
Being a startup founder is very different from being an entrepreneur—the difference lies in the attitude.
Over the past few years, hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) appliances have done more than create a buzz — they have become a standard infrastructure choice for running specific applications and for
If you want to see something truly scary for Halloween, just look at your tuition bill. The average annual cost of taking classes college at a four-year, in-state school is about $9,150 — and that's
Artificial intelligence correctly judged the vast majority of sample cases drawn from the European Court of Human Rights.
The two avalanches happened just two months apart and just a few miles away from each other in the Aru Range of Tibet.
An abandoned, four-story building towers above a windswept field, blending in with the landscape like an old tree. But not everything about the image ? a photo taken by artist Julian Charrière
U.S. telecoms giant AT&T announced Sunday its takeover of media company Time Warner in a stock-and-cash transaction valued at $107.50 per share ($85.4 billion, excluding net debt paid half in cas
The Walking Dead's year-long cliffhanger finally ended last night as Negan's decision was revealed, but AMC has to seriously rethink the ways they're trying to manipulate and deceive their audience go
The findings, presented at a meeting in Vancouver, bolsters previous findings that there may be another strand to the human story, with people from Papua New Guinea (pictured) carrying ancient DNA.
Facebook's Safety Centre includes easy-to-follow videos that help users control their FB profiles
After the heart wrenching, tear-jerking episode that aired last week on Showtime’s “Masters Of Sex” in Season 4, Sunday’s episode dealt with the aftermath of Helen’s (Sarah Silverman) death after she
(Reuters) - Time Warner Inc Chief Executive Jeff Bewkes said on Monday that AT&T Inc was the only company to make a takeover approach for the media group.
Shrimp aren't supposed to pair up Bonnie and Clyde style, dress in silly costumes, and go marauding for starfish to flip over and devour. The post The Psychedelic Shrimp That's Half Romance and Half
Digital disrupters, such as AirBnB or Uber, are forcing traditional businesses to digitally transform.
If you’re a fan of AMC’s The Walking Dead, and have been watching the show since the beginning, you’ve no doubt become just as hardened as the rag-tag group of main characters who continue to survive
The team, led by the iHuman Institute at ShanghaiTech University, used a molecule that made the receptor freeze for long enough that they could see its molecular structure.
North Korea condemned Monday the United Nations’ efforts to redouble sanctions against it. The international organization asked its member countries last week to strengthen sanctions against North Ko
Apple's health industry credentials just got a boost.
An inside look at Meizu, the company that makes arguably the best value smartphone in the world, and how the company hopes to expand to the west
The Black Sea Maritime Archaeology Project (Black Sea MAP) involves an international team, led by the University of Southampton's Centre for Maritime Archaeology.
The world's top smartphone maker permanently ended Note 7 sales due to continued reports of fire from the flagship device.
(Reuters) - T-Mobile US Inc, the No. 3 U.S. wireless carrier, reported a 17.8 percent rise in quarterly revenue as promotions helped attract more subscribers.
In an article by Cat DiStasio, Engadget unveils the most exciting of designs of the the next generation of transportation.

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