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Samsung Note7 Full-Page Apology Ads Run in 3 Major U.S. Newspapers

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The move comes as the company continues to seek the cause of the battery fires and explosions that doomed Samsung's flagship Note7 phones.
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Google Patches 83 Android Flaws in November Update

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Vulnerabilities related to Qualcomm and the Android mediaserver continue to account for many flaws. Google fixed dozens of vulnerabilities in its November update.
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LG Rolling Out Android 7.0 Nougat OS to G5 Smartphones

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The Nougat operating system updates will start in South Korea and expand to other countries, including the United States, in the future.
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AT&T Prepaid GoPhone Plans With AutoPay to Get 33% More Included Data

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The carrier is increasing its 6GB and 3GB GoPhone data plans to 8GB and 4GB per month for customers who choose the autopay option.
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Samsung Evaluating AI for Use in Future Products, Including Phones

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New artificial intelligence capabilities could be included in the upcoming Galaxy S8 smartphones when they are released in 2017.
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Samsung: Some 85% of Note7 Phones Have Been Returned Under Recall

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A month after all Note7s were recalled due to battery fires, Samsung is cutting Note7 recharge rates to 60 percent to encourage more returns.
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Samsung Gear S3 Smartwatch Preorders Begin on Nov. 6

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The latest Gear S3 smartwatches, which come in Frontier and Classic versions and are priced starting at $350, will go on sale on Nov. 18.
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Huawei Announces Its Latest Smartphone, the Mate 9

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The $776 Android phone will first launch in Europe and Asia, but also could come to the U.S. sometime in 2017.
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Huawei Fit Is Huawei's Latest Sports Watch and Fitness Wearable

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The $130 sports watch includes a circular face, multi-sport modes, heart rate monitoring, water resistance and smartphone alerts.
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Google Daydream View VR Headset Available Starting Nov. 10

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The Daydream View, which works with Google's new Pixel phones, costs $79 and will be sold in Verizon and Best Buy stores in the U.S.
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Samsung Reveals New Smartphone Color When Focus Should Be on Quality

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The announcement of a new phone color just after the fire-prone Note7 debacle and recall makes me think that Samsung still doesn't get it.
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Toyota Developing Key-Free Vehicle Unlocking System for Car-Sharing

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A pilot project with car-sharing service Getaround in San Francisco will test the system, which uses smartphone apps instead of keys.

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