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After Note7 Disaster, Samsung Drops Its Q3 Profit Estimate by 32%

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The company now says it expects to take a $2.6 billion charge against its projected Q3 profits to pay for the failed Note7 line and its aftermath.  
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Amazon Unveils Amazon Music Unlimited Streaming Service

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The music streaming service starts at $7.99 a month for Amazon Prime users or $9.99 a month for non-Prime customers.
Samsung Note Fire

Samsung's Note7 Debacle Is Bad, but Survivable: Analysts

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NEWS ANALYSIS: Dumping the Note7 for good had to be done once battery fires were seen in the replacement Note7 smartphones, analysts said.
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Sprint Unveils Unlimited Freedom Mobile Plans for Business Users

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The new plans cut prices for business users and provide unlimited, talk, text and data, as well as 5GB of mobile hotspot usage per month.
Note7, Note7 fires, Note7 recall, Samsung, smartphones, battery fires, Consumer Product Safety Commission

Samsung Ends Note7 Smartphone Production Permanently After Fires

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The move to halt production and marketing of the Samsung Note7 comes after at least five reports of fires in the U.S. involving replacement phones.
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Samsung Halts Note7 Production Temporarily as Fire Worries Probed

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Mobile carriers are also being asked to stop selling or replacing the recalled phones until the issues are resolved, according to Samsung.
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Samsung's Note7 Smartphone Fire Fiasco Must Be Resolved Now

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The still unsettled situation is likely hurting Samsung's reputation as its replacement Note7 phones are reportedly also experiencing battery fires.  
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Verizon Testing Drones for In-Air LTE Networks During Emergencies

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The experiments are testing how drones could be used to fly LTE cells into the skies to rebuild cellular networks when disaster strikes.
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Artificial Intelligence Vendor Viv Labs Acquired by Samsung

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Samsung bought Viv Labs to add more AI capabilities to its product line as the technology gathers more interest from consumers.
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Asus Unveils Its Latest Smartphones, ZenBook 3 Notebooks, Tablets

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The four new ZenPhone 3 handsets range from $199 to $799, while the latest ZenBook 3 notebook starts at $1,099.
Note7, Note7 fires, smartphones, smartphone fires, Note7 recall, Southwest Airlines, Samsung

Samsung Investigating Note7 Fire in Southwest Airlines Jet

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A passenger's Note7 began smoking while the aircraft was at an airport gate in Kentucky, causing the plane to be evacuated, said a report.
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Microsoft Drops Its Fitness 2 Band Wearable

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Reports say Microsoft recently ended plans to run the bands using Windows 10, and they have been removed from Microsoft's web store.

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