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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Discontinued: What Should You Do If You Have One?

After back-to-back battery problems, Samsung is is permanently discontinuing the Galaxy Note 7. After initial reports of devices catching on fire, Samsung rolled out a voluntary recall where it swapped out 2.5 million smartphones across 10 countries with “safer” devices. In light of reports of replacement devices exploding, the South Korean company is investigating terminating production of the high-end smartphone.
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Ericsson and Cisco said they would overhaul the telecommunications network of Vodafone Hutchison Australia, which they described as their largest deal since the two networking companies announced a pa
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Baidu Inc said it has appointed a former Microsoft Corp executive as chief operating officer, part of a push into artificial intelligence as earnings from its core search e
The Nintendo Switch made headlines over the weekend after its first official live reveal last Friday. The $299.99 hybrid gaming console’s Joy-Con controllers are innovative, but consumers will have t
We've rounded up all of the best cheap GoPro deals so you can get the best price.
We've tracked down some of the cheapest prices we've ever seen for the different colours of DualShock 4 PS4 controller.
President-elect Donald Trump learned at the knee of Roy Cohn, the ruthless New York lawyer who gained notoriety as chief counsel for Sen. Joseph McCarthy, leader of the witch hunt for communist infil
Now that 4G is standard across Australia, it's time to find out which network is best for you.
It’s no secret that “Gotham” is going to introduce Harley Quinn at one point, and executive producer John Stephens earlier said that it will happen this Season 3. When asked again by Cinema Blend abo
Prosecutors’ decision to seek the arrest of Samsung Group heir Lee Jae-yong threatens to knock one of the world’s biggest companies off course—and, represents a significant challenge to South Korea’s
Success with a deal for IBM personal computers led China’s Lenovo to underestimate the difficulty of reviving smartphone company Motorola Mobility. “We underestimated the differences of the culture an
As rich as Kylie Jenner is, one would think that the lip kit mogul and reality star would have a butler and personal maid bringing up a tray of ready-made breakfast for her every morning. However, Je
Mariah Carey and Sir Elton John are indeed two of the most expensive singers as Russian oligarch Valery Kogan paid $4.2 million for their performances at his 19-year-old granddaughter Irene Kogan’s w
Rick Cosnett is coming back to “The Flash.” The 33-year-old actor announced his return to the CW series on his Twitter and Facebook accounts with a photo of him taken by Harvey House Production. Cosn
Rumors of a Surface Phone from Microsoft have been circulating the web for some time now and it might just be a foldable smartphone. Recently discovered patent filings have revealed that Microsoft is
Insurers are increasingly turning to technology for more real-time information on their customers that they say lets them assess risk more accurately and set rates accordingly.
Chevrolet has unveiled a life-sized Batmobile made up of more than 340,000 LEGOS. Standing 9 feet tall and spanning 17 feet long, the cape crusader's car took 222 hours to design and 1,833 to build.
Apple has released three new commercials promoting the troubled wireless AirPods. Featuring the dancing talents of Lil Buck, musical accompaniment by Marian Hills 'Down', and lots of shorts of the pra
Video footage showing snow leopards and common leopards sharing the same habitat causes alarm.
Muhammad Ali might be the greatest boxer of all time, but his charisma and persona outside of the ring defined his athletic career as much as his ability in between the ropes. While Laila Ali certain
More Americans are identifying themselves as members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender community, but they still make up only a small fraction of the total population, a Gallup poll publis
Lady Gaga is working on new music. The “Million Reasons” singer, who just recently released her album “Joanne,” is back in the studio to make new songs. Producer Brian Kennedy shared the news via Ins
Unpaid internships should be stopped as a barrier to social mobility, says a parliamentary report.
Almost a third of 2,000 UK teenagers told a survey they avoid PE because of body anxiety.
12 men walked on the moon from 1969 to 1972 during the final years of NASA's Apollo program
Researchers based at Stanford University have designed a battery with a built in fire extinguisher to stop the highly flammable contents of the battery from catching fire.
Young people in rural areas are missing out on chances in education because of poor public transport.
The radar imaging system is capable of detecting movement and "seeing" through walls.
Our voices can activate gadgets and authenticate ourselves to banks. But can they tell if we're ill?
The four men who accused Bishop Eddie Long of sexual coercion said Monday they will publish a book on how the megachurch pastor affected their lives. Long, 63, died of stomach cancer Sunday. Jamal Pa
DARPA says the new weapons will 'combine the guidance, precision, and accuracy of missiles with the speed of medium-caliber bullets'
Eugene Cernan, the last astronaut to walk on the moon, an experience that he said made him "belong to the universe," died on Monday at the age of 82,
Insurers are increasingly turning to technology for more real-time information on their customers that they say lets them assess risk more accurately and set rates accordingly.
Ed Sheeran is perhaps one of the most popular musicians today, welcoming the New Year with a bang by releasing two chart-topping singles. The 25-year-old British singer-songwriter is busy promoting h
Microsoft Monday is a weekly column that focuses on updates in regards to the Redmond giant. This week, Microsoft Monday includes details about Scalebound getting cancelled, the reduction of Windows 1

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The company has the smallest public exchange business of any major publicly traded insurer, so any overhaul of the Affordable Care Act shouldn’t affect its operations too much.
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Italy's Downgrade Is No Buying Opportunity

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John Beilein explains what Michigan's missing

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College basketball: Detroit Mercy men, women score conference wins

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Hike direct benefit transfer, donâ??t cut income tax: Pronab Sen

â??The number 1 priority right now is to inject as much demand in the economy as possible and this can be done the quickest through a direct benefits transfer,â?ť Pronab Sen told News18.
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L.A. Councilman Mike Bonin proposes full public funding for city campaigns

A Los Angeles lawmaker called Monday for the city to move to a public financing system for local elections, saying it would help address fears that wealthy donors buy influence at City Hall.  Coun
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String of storms expected to soak Los Angeles County this week

A string of increasingly intense storms are expected to hit Los Angeles County this week, according to the National Weather Service. Meteorologist Scott Sukup said the region should remain dry for
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Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'The Mick' on Fox

  SERIES NCIS Directed by series costar Rocky Carroll, this new episode sends Gibbs (Mark Harmon) undercover after he sees the brother of a wanted criminal. 8 p.m. CBS The Middle As the end of col
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Scholar says free-floating yuan is nothing to fear - paper

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BRIEF-ICICI Prudential Life Insurance makes 8.41 pct investment in Fino Paytech

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BRIEF-Thai Land & Houses says aims for revenue of 31 bln baht this year

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Morning News Call - India, January 17

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'We are not going back': California Democrats protest GOP efforts to dismantle Obamacare

Democratic leaders on Monday urged Californians to fight GOP efforts to dismantle Obamacare, saying lives and jobs were at stake. “We are not going back. Understand that,” House Minority Leader Na
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