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Electric car manufacturer Tesla recalls charging adapters

US electric car manufacturer Tesla on Tuesday issued a recall of charging adapters for its electric cars which could be in danger of melting from overheating.

Reddit to crack down on "toxic" Trump users

US-based news sharing and discussion website Reddit will take action against "toxic users," in particular some of president-elect Donald Trump's supporters, the chief executive and co-founder said...

Hackers target European Commission computer systems

The European Commission's computer systems were targeted by hackers this week in an attack that impaired internet services, a spokesman confirmed Friday.

IBM pays Australian government "substantial" amount for census bungle

Technology giant IBM paid the Australian government "many millions of dollars" in a confidential settlement for a bungled nationwide census in August, the country's prime minister said Friday.

"Revolutionary" weather satellite launched in US

The United States launched a "revolutionary" new weather satellite from Cape Canaveral in Florida on Saturday, the Washington Post reported.

Singapore launches trial of self-driving e-scooters

Passengers who wish to go around shopping malls and airports may now do so via a driverless e-scooter.

Samsung acquires Canadian messaging technology specialist

The world's largest smartphone producer Samsung Electronics announced Wednesday that it has acquired Canadian messaging technology specialist NewNet Communication Technologies for an undisclosed...

"Terrible error" on Facebook "kills" Mark Zuckerberg and others

A glitch on Facebook briefly declared many of the social media site's users dead on Friday, including its founder Mark Zuckerberg, local media reported.

Samsung recalls 2.8 million washing machines in the US

Samsung, already under fire for its flammable smartphone Galaxy Note 7, will recall 2.8 million washing machines in the United States after reports of injuries resulting from extreme vibration, US...

Samsung third-quarter earnings drop after Note7 woes

Samsung announced reduced profits for the third quarter on Thursday, as the company struggles with the aftermath of the failed Galaxy Note7 smartphone.

Hundreds of South Koreans sue Samsung over Galaxy Note7: report

Hundreds of South Korean Galaxy Note7 owners filed a joint lawsuit Monday against Samsung seeking compensation after the fire-prone smartphone was discontinued, Yonhap news agency reported.

Swedish court grounds camera-equipped drones

A Swedish court ruling stating that drones equipped with cameras should fall under legislation regulating surveillance cameras triggered protests Monday from media organizations, professional...

Samsung promises suppliers compensation for scrapped Galaxy Note7

Samsung on Tuesday told component suppliers that they would receive compensation after the leading smartphone manufacturer ceased production of its Galaxy Note7 model, following cases of the...

US bans Samsung Galaxy Note7 phones from flights

US officials are banning all Samsung Galaxy Note7 phones from all flights amid concerns about the devices catching fire.

Samsung expects huge losses due to scrapping Note7 production

Samsung said Friday it expects massive profit losses through the first quarter of 2017 after pulling the plug on its problem-plagued Galaxy Note 7 smartphone.