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Sunday, Jan 22, 2017 at 07:56 PM CST

Note 7 Battery Design, Manufacturing Caused Fires: Samsung

Note 7 Battery Design, Manufacturing Caused Fires: Samsung

Samsung Electronics Co. said Monday that problems with the design and manufacturing of batteries in its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones caused them to overheat and burst into fire. The announcement of results from...

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 04:22 AM CST

Facebook's Zuckerberg Testifies at VR Copyright Trial

Facebook's Zuckerberg Testifies at VR Copyright Trial

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was in Dallas Tuesday to testify at an intellectual property lawsuit over his company's virtual reality headset. Zuckerberg arrived at the Earle Cabell Federal Building for the trial...

Sunday, Jan 15, 2017 at 10:30 PM CST

IHOP: Clinton-Related Retweet Was Result of Hacked Social Media Account

IHOP: Clinton-Related Retweet Was Result of Hacked Social Media Account

IHOP said that sometime Sunday morning, the company’s Twitter account was hacked when a politically charged retweet appeared that caused some customers to pledge to never eat their golden fluffy pancakes again....

Friday, Jan 13, 2017 at 02:03 PM CST

Facebook Issues Briefly Affect Some Pages

Facebook Issues Briefly Affect Some Pages

Some Facebook pages weren't loading properly Friday for about an hour. The Facebook platform product dashboard didn't indicate any errors, but people on Twitter started tweeting about getting error pages soon...

Friday, Jan 13, 2017 at 06:39 AM CST

Nintendo Reveals Launch of Switch Console

Nintendo Reveals Launch of Switch Console

The Nintendo Switch video game console will sell for 29,980 yen (about $260) in Japan, starting March 3, the same date as its global rollout in the U.S. and Europe. The Japanese company promises the device will...

Wednesday, Jan 11, 2017 at 08:31 PM CST

VW Admits Emissions Cheating, Will Pay $4.3B

VW Admits Emissions Cheating, Will Pay $4.3B

Six high-level Volkswagen employees from Germany were indicted in the U.S. on Wednesday in the VW emissions-cheating scandal, while the company itself agreed to plead guilty to criminal charges and pay $4.3...

Wednesday, Jan 11, 2017 at 05:23 AM CST

Honda Adds 772,000 Vehicles to Ongoing Air Bag Recall

Honda Adds 772,000 Vehicles to Ongoing Air Bag Recall

Honda Motor Co. is recalling 772,000 additional Honda and Acura vehicles in the U.S. for defective front passenger seat air bag inflators made by Japanese supplier Takata Corp. The vehicles, announced in a...

Tuesday, Jan 10, 2017 at 02:19 AM CST

Yahoo CEO to Resign After Verizon Takeover, Company Says

Yahoo CEO to Resign After Verizon Takeover, Company Says

Yahoo Inc. announced Monday that CEO Marissa Mayer, one of the highest-profile women in the predominantly male tech world, will resign once the company's merger with Verizon Communications Inc. closes, NBC News...

Monday, Jan 9, 2017 at 06:18 PM CST

How Apple's iPhone Changed the World in Just 10 Years

How Apple's iPhone Changed the World in Just 10 Years

Few people realized it at the time, but the world shifted fundamentally a decade ago when Steve Jobs pulled the first iPhone from Apple's bag of technological tricks. "Every once in a while, a revolutionary...

Tuesday, Jan 10, 2017 at 10:40 AM CST

News Report Prompts Amazon Echo to Order Dollhouses

News Report Prompts Amazon Echo to Order Dollhouses

Be careful what you say around Alexa. A San Diego TV station’s report on Friday about an Amazon Echo — and how a young girl in Texas accidentally bought a dollhouse and 4 pounds of cookies through the smart...

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