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Samsung: Have ‘exploding’ Galaxy Note 7s burned the brand?

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Samsung is resuming sales of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones in South Korea following a safety recall. They are set to return to Europe on 28 October. The company asked customers to return their handsets after some users reported their phone had ‘exploded’ during or after charging. The firm said …

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Fears of massive net attacks as code shared online

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Computer code used to mount one of the biggest web attacks ever seen has been released online. Security experts fear the release will prompt more massive attacks that knock sites offline by swamping them with data. The attack tool seeks out smart devices in homes that are weakly protected with …

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Wasfia becomes Brand Ambassador of Grameenphone

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Grameenphone Ltd. has signed Wasfia Nazreen as its brand ambassador. Wasfia, the first and only Bangladeshi to summit the seven highest mountains in all seven continents, will work together with Grameenphone to empower the society. Wasfia began her epic adventure in 2011 to celebrate the fortieth anniversary of Bangladesh’s independence …

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Google unveils Pixel phone, VR headset

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It’s a big day for Google. Looking to drum up consumer excitement, the tech company hosted an event in San Francisco on Tuesday to unveil a series of products, including two new phones, a virtual reality headset and the Chromecast Ultra. The flagship announcement was the introduction of Pixel, the …

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Yahoo ‘secretly scanned emails for US authorities’

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Yahoo secretly scanned millions of its users’ email accounts on behalf of the US government, according to a report. Reuters news agency says the firm built special software last year to comply with a classified request. ‘Yahoo is a law abiding company, and complies with the laws of the United …

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