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This Is What Some Airlines Are Using to Protect You from Exploding Samsung Devices

Even though Samsung (now down $26 billion) has officially pulled the plug on production of its Note 7 and the US has actually banned the phone from all flights, some airlines (namely Alaska, Virgin and Delta) are taking extra measures to ensure the safety of their passengers should one happen to …

Samsung

UK police say toddler missing for 25 years died in accident

LONDON (AP) — A British toddler who went missing on a Greek island 25 years ago is believed to have been killed in a construction-site accident that was covered up for almost a quarter of a century, police said Monday.<p>The parents of Ben Needham — who disappeared on the island of Kos on July 24, …

Crime

Hurricane Matthew hits Florida and heads north in US

The steady march of Hurricane Matthew has left more than 1 million customers in Florida without power, state officials said, as the storm moved north along the US east coast after killing hundreds of people in Haiti.<p>The updated totals were released on Friday as the powerful storm, now downgraded to …

Rainfall

Flooding after Hurricane Matthew sweeps North Carolina

North Carolina is still reeling from the effects of Hurricane Matthew. At least 14 people have reportedly been killed in the worst flooding to have hit the southeastern state in the US.<p>Flooding has also affected other states in the region, including Florida, Georgia and Virginia.<p>Although Matthew …

Weather

Storms lash the west coast of Canada and the US

Autumn (or fall) has arrived with a vengeance across western Canada and the northwestern US. Damaging winds have caused widespread disruption and there has also been some flooding.<p>A series of storms has brought down trees and power lines across the region as winds of up to 130km per hour battered …

Weather

Sir Cliff Richard: 'I am forever tainted' by false claims

<b>Sir Cliff Richard has told MPs and peers he will be "forever tainted" by the coverage that followed claims of sexual abuse against him.</b><p>The singer is suing the BBC and South Yorkshire Police after a raid on his house was shown on television in 2014.<p>"Had I not been 'named'... I would still have been …

South Yorkshire Police

Tyson Gay daughter death: Three plead not guilty

<b>Three men charged in the fatal shooting of Trinity Gay, daughter of US track athlete Tyson Gay, have pleaded not guilty in a court appearance.</b><p>Trinity Gay, 15, died after being shot in the neck amid an exchange of gunfire between two parked vehicles at a restaurant in Lexington, Kentucky.<p>Police do …

Tyson Gay

Report: Samsung Tested the Exploding Note 7 Batteries Itself

While companies like Apple use third-party companies to test its phone batteries, a new report reveals that Samsung tested the exploding Galaxy Note …

HP's Elite X3 gets closer to the dream of a Windows Phone as a PC

Everything about HP's Elite X3 seems like a gamble. It's the company's first phone in two years, and it's the first major Windows Phone device since Microsoft's Lumia 950 debuted last year. HP is betting big that premium hardware and the ability to use the phone as both a pseudo desktop and laptop …

Gear & Gadgets

Samsung updates its Surface competitor with more RAM, storage, and gold

Meet the new Galaxy TabPro S Gold Edition<p>The Windows-powered Galaxy TabPro S was released by Samsung earlier this year, but the company has now given it a spec bump and a fresh lick of paint. The new TabPro S <i>Gold Edition</i> has the same 12-inch AMOLED display and detachable keyboard case as its …

Samsung Galaxy

​Samsung begins 10nm chip production, heading for Galaxy S8

Samsung Electronics has begun production of logic chips, or processors, in the 10-nanometre process that will likely power the Galaxy S8 to be …

Electronics Industry

Samsung starts building 10-nanometer processors

Chip companies are battling Moore's Law tooth and nail, but Samsung says it's the first to start building processors using a 10-nanometer process, ahead of Intel and others. To put that into scale, the transistors will be just 50 times the size of a silicon atom, which is around 0.2 nanometers …

Samsung Galaxy

Samsung Galaxy

Deep Space Travel Could Damage Astronauts’ Brains

Rodents suffer from cognitive problems months after encountering space-like radiation<p>On a mission to Mars, future astronauts will have to leave the protection of Earth’s magnetic field. As they head into deep space, high-energy galactic cosmic rays will pass through the hull of their ship and into …

A Look Inside The Tesla Factory And A Real-Life Remembrall

Researchers push argument that comet caused ancient climate change | Ars Technica

Source of carbon that drove the earlier climate change still at issue.<p>The rate at which carbon is now accumulating in the atmosphere appears to be …

Climate Change

Google Is Rolling Out New Technology for Publishers to Count Mobile Viewability

After getting suspended from the Media Rating Council—which has become digital advertising's de facto measurement watchdog—last month, Google is …

Digital Advertising

Comment on Self-Driving Car Sensors Just Got Smaller, Cheaper, and Better All at Once by Quantium

Autonomous cars will on average have less accidents than human driven cars. that much is obvious. But they will have some accidents, and they will be …

Emerging Technology

Comment on How We’ll Stop Future Pandemics? Engineer Vaccines From the Ground Up by Quantium

It is about time someone came up with a way to send this virus the same way as smallpox virus. …

Emerging Technology

This new technology could save the troubled nuclear power industry

Small nuclear reactors, funded by investors like Bill Gates, are emerging in the US as cheaper, safer alternatives to traditional nuclear power plant designs<p>The future of the nuclear industry may happen somewhere on scenic but relatively isolated land that’s about 100 miles southwest of Yellowstone …

Energy

Innovation Needs Exploration

In <i>Sapiens</i>, Israeli historian Yuval Noah Harari argues that it was the exploratory mindset that led to European dominance over the world. Other empires, such as the Chinese and the Ottomans, had far greater military and economic power in the 18th century. Yet, it was the Europeans quest for …

Innovation