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Samsung Estimates $2.3 Billion Loss Over Galaxy Note 7 Troubles

Photo Over the past week, Samsung temporarily stopped its production of Galaxy Note 7s, suspended sales of the phones around the world, and then killed production of the model entirely. Credit Ahn Young-Joon/Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea — Samsung Electronics ...

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In ‘Black Mirror,’ Sci-Fi That Feels Close to Home

ANNABEL JONES We always try to have one leap of faith in an episode, and then keep the rest of the world incredibly grounded. You had to believe that Hayley [Atwell, who played the widow] would actually let this thing ...

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State of the Art: Zenefits, a Rocket That Fell to Earth, Tries to Launch Again

“This will be the month where we close the chapter on all that stuff, we move past it and we launch the future of the company,” Mr. Sacks said. Yet Mr. Sacks’s efforts to resurrect Zenefits highlight the difficulty of ...

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Unbuttoned: Fashion Becomes a Victim of Its Own Oversharing

It began with the confusion created by the lag between what happens on the runway and is immediately available for visual consumption and the time at which said products are available for actual consumption — a six-month gap. Retailers cited ...

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Amazon Pairs Its Speaker With Streaming Music, at a Bargain Price

Photo Steve Boom of Amazon said, “We think the next phase of growth for streaming is really going to come in the home.” Credit Kyle Johnson for The New York Times For years, Amazon has been a quiet but potent ...

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Obama Considers ‘Proportional’ Response to Russian Hacking in U.S. Election

Photo President Obama arrived for a town hall-style event on Tuesday in Greensboro, N.C. Credit Zach Gibson for The New York Times GREENSBORO, N.C. — President Obama is weighing a “proportional” response to Russia’s efforts to interfere with this fall’s ...

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Central Banks Consider Bitcoin’s Technology, if Not Bitcoin

Blockchains allow several different players to keep a shared spreadsheet using cryptography and so-called consensus mechanisms that provide a way to agree on which transactions happened at what time. For the central banks, the promise of the technology is that ...

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Free Broadband Initiatives for Poor and Rural Areas, With Eye on Future

“The private sector has as much responsibility as the public sector to make devices and broadband available to millions of young Americans,” said Broderick Johnson, President Obama’s cabinet secretary and chairman of a White House task force that worked with ...

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Tech Tip: Do You Have a Samsung Galaxy Note 7? Here’s What to Do

Photo Samsung has halted the sales and production of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone. Credit Lee Jin-Man/Associated Press Q. What should I do if I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phone? A. Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 smartphone is the ...

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Samsung Ends Galaxy Note 7 Production as Problems Mount

Photo A Samsung stand in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Tuesday. The South Korean company has struggled with reports that the Galaxy Note 7 could overheat and catch fire because of a manufacturing flaw. Credit Beawiharta/Reuters SEOUL, South Korea — Samsung Electronics ...

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