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Florida man sues Samsung, says Galaxy Note 7 exploded
- September 25, 2016

It was drawing favorable reviews for the phone, which started at $850 in the U.S., before consumers began reporting problems with the battery overheating, sometimes causing fires or explosions. In the days since the acknowledgement, Samsung's stock has experienced the largest price decline since the company went public 28 years ago. "We are expediting replacement devices so that they can be provided through the exchange program as conveniently as possible and in compliance with related ... (more...)
Blizzard is moving away from the 'Battle.net' name Blizzard is moving away from the 'Battle.net' name
- September 22, 2016

Blizzard announced today that the company will be dropping the name Battle.net name for its gaming service, along with "the functionality connected to it". "Given that built-in multiplayer support is a well-understood concept and more of a normal expectation these days, there isn't as much of a need to maintain a separate identity for what is essentially our networking technology", Blizzard said. (more...)
Paris Motor Show 2016: Dacia to unveil improved Sandero and Logan Paris Motor Show 2016: Dacia to unveil improved Sandero and Logan
- September 21, 2016

The look is markedly inspired by the Duster, a model that stand out as one of the most popular SUVs in Europe. On the interior, the company did not disclose much, but said "expect changes to the features, materials, ergonomics, storage areas, and more". (more...)
EC competition official: no new wave of US tax probes EC competition official: no new wave of US tax probes
- September 21, 2016

Margrethe Vestager, the EU's commissioner for competition, on Monday will meet with US Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew; Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez; Senator Orrin Hatch of Utah, chairman of the Senate Finance Committee; and other key lawmakers. (more...)
Tests after explosion claims slow Galaxy Note 7 deliveries
- September 20, 2016

Pictures of damaged phones could be found on Twitter over the last 24 hours. Shares of Samsung SDI , the battery supplier of Samsung Electronics' latest Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, plunged on September 1 amid speculation that its faulty batteries may have caused a series of explosions on the phone. (more...)
Move over Google Street View: Uber starts mapping streets across the UK Move over Google Street View: Uber starts mapping streets across the UK
- September 19, 2016

Removing the cost of the driver is one way to make rides more affordable. Anthony Levandowski, head of Uber's self-driving auto team, folds his 6-foot-7-inch-frame into one of Uber's new self-driving Ford Fusion hybrids for another ride-along through downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (more...)