Samsung heir joins board of directors after Galaxy Note 7 failure

The grandson of Samsung’s founder is stepping up as its new leader after the failure of the company’s flagship smartphone, the Galaxy Note 7.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/10/27/samsung-heir-joins-board-directors-after-galaxy-note-7-failure.html

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Backblaze vets 8TB drives, releases updated hard drive reliability data

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Backblaze has released an updated set of hard drive failure rates and other related statistics. 8TB drives are now in wide deployment and performing well thus far.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/232880-backblaze-vets-8tb-drives-releases-updated-hard-drive-reliability-data

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Seagate faces class-action lawsuit over 3TB hard drive failure rates

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Seagate is facing down a lawsuit on high failure rates on its ST3000DM001 HDDs. Reports from corporate users indicate the drives fail quickly, and not according to typical patterns.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/222267-seagate-faces-lawsuit-over-3tb-hard-drive-failure-rates

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Apple and failed sapphire supplier GT Advanced reach agreement to settle $439M debt

Article Image After a high-profile supply chain failure last year, Apple and would-be sapphire supplier GT Advanced Technologies have reached an agreement that will settle the bankrupt company’s $439 million in outstanding debt.

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Power grid’s failing infrastructure at risk of cyberattack

Tuesday’s power failure in Washington has once again raised questions about the vulnerability of America’s electric power grid.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/04/08/power-grids-failing-infrastructure-at-risk-of-cyberattack/

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Are Valve and HTC’s VR goggles really the future of PC gaming?

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Is the Valve-and-HTC-built Re Vive good for the burgeoning VR market, or is it doomed to failure like so many other high profile partnerships?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/200155-are-valve-and-htcs-vr-goggles-really-the-future-of-pc-gaming

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Sony to begin shipping developer-focused SmartEyeglass wearable in March

The unspoken failure of Google’s Glass has not deterred Sony from forging ahead with its own face-attached augmented reality device, and interested early adopters can now place a pre-order for their own set of “SmartEyeglass Developer Edition” eyewear for delivery in March.



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2011 MacBook Pro graphics class-action suit expands, accuses Apple of concealing defects

Members of the 2011 MacBook Pro graphics failure class-action lawsuit were updated this week on the latest developments in the case, which has expanded to include multiple states and lodges new complaints against Apple, accusing the company of deliberately concealing problems.



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