NFL, Tencent aiming for China's smartphone screens

Pro football might rule big-screen television sets in the U.S., but it is the small screens of smartphones where the National Football League hopes to make its play in China.

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Sonic weapon knocks drones right out of the sky

LAS VEGAS — Smartphones, virtual-reality headsets, toy robots, quadcopter drones and self-balancing scooters can be hacked by powerful sonic blasts, a team of Chinese researchers demonstrated at the Black Hat security conference here last week.

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iPhone 8 vs. Galaxy S8: battle of the screens

Will consumers care if their smartphone has a curved display? Smartphones with curved displays are trying to be the next big thing. But it’s not clear if consumers care.

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FCC Head Champions FM Radio for Smartphones


Ajit Pai, the new chairman of the FCC, last week issued a call for activation of the FM chips in smartphones. The vast majority of smartphones sold in the U.S. have FM chips, but they’re activated in only about 44 percent of the top brands, Pai told attendees at the North American Broadcasters Association symposium on the future of radio and audio. Although that’s nearly twice the 25 percent figure of two years ago, it’s not good enough, Pai suggested, noting that 80 percent of smartphones sold in Mexico have their FM chips activated.

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Best Black Friday deals on iPhone 7, Galaxy S7, FitBit, and the Apple Watch

Retailers are offering decent incentives and deals for smartphones and wearables, most notably the iPhone 7, Galaxy S7, Fitbit wearable, and the Apple Watch.

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What you need to know about the phones secretly sending data to China

A serious, and potentially frightening, security vulnerability involving some Android smartphones came to light Tuesday.

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Samsung Bows Under Note7 Fallout


Three owners of Galaxy Note7 smartphones this week filed a complaint in a federal court in New Jersey that could become a class action lawsuit against Samsung. “Plaintiffs and the Class have suffered injury in fact, incurred millions of dollars in fees, and have otherwise been harmed by Samsung’s conduct,” the complaint states. Samsung recalled the phones and stopped producing them after faulty batteries caused a number of the original products and their replacements to smoke and ignite.

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Samsung halts production of Galaxy Note 7s as fresh problems emerge

Samsung Electronics said Tuesday that it is discontinuing production of Galaxy Note 7 smartphones permanently, a day after it halted global sales of the star-crossed devices.

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Samsung's Galaxy Note7 Assembly Lines Grind to Halt


Samsung has stopped production of its problematic Galaxy Note7 smartphones, according to multiple press reports Monday. The company had been offering replacements of the phone after issuing a recall due to defective batteries, but all four major carriers have stopped doing so, presumably because several of the replacements exhibited similar problems, including smoking and catching fire. Two replacements have malfunctioned, according to widely publicized accounts. One began crackling and smoking on board a Southwest Airlines plane.

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CPSC to Investigate New Report of Samsung Galaxy Note7 Fire

Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphones are back in the news after one of the phones reportedly caught fire on a Southwest Airlines flight Wednesday while the plane was still at the gate in Louisville, …

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