Samsung shares plunge over smartphone explosion debacle

Samsung shares plunged Monday after the South Korean electronics giant urged global consumers to stop using its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone due to a spate of exploding batteries that raised alarm around the world.

Emirates bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on its planes

Civil aviation authorities in the Emirates have banned the use of Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 on all its national carriers because of the risk of batteries exploding in the "phablet" smartphone.

EU orders Apple to pay up to 13B euros in back taxes

Apple has to pay up to 13 billion euros ($14.5 billion)—plus billions more in interest—in back taxes to Ireland after the European Union found Tuesday that the U.S. technology giant contributed almost no tax across the ...

Researcher investigates the forces behind complex fluids

Sunscreen, laundry detergent, the can of paint you just picked up from the hardware store. What if we told you that your everyday liquid consumer products aren't just liquids—they're a complex blend of liquid and solid ...

A light microscope made only with consumer electronic products

Light microscopes based on scattering, reflection and absorption and combinations of these are indispensable in the sciences, particularly biology. Many improvements have been made in the past resulting in state-of-the-art ...

What's driving the next generation of green products?

If you purchased a Toyota Prius, you may have been driven by the desire to conserve the environment or to save yourself some money at the gas pump. But consumers may also choose to buy sustainable products to make themselves ...

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