Mobile en Samsung Sets Up Note 7 Exchanges at Major U.S. Airports <div class="field-byline"> Jing Cao and Mary Schlangenstein | Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Samsung Electronics Co. is letting travelers exchange their Note 7 smartphones at special booths set up at America’s busiest airports. The program is part of Samsung’s worldwide effort to recall millions of Galaxy Note 7 phones, which are prone to catching fire and exploding.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fire Samsung Galaxy Samsung Galaxy Note Mobile Tue, 18 Oct 2016 18:36:00 +0000 79491 at Quick Tip: Use a Few Mobile Apps to Handle Expense Reports <div class="node-body article-body">Schlepping around a bunch of receipts for reimbursement later is kind of a pain. 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To make it a must-have home entertainment device, the gadget will need a breakaway hit like Angry Birds or Pokemon Go.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Internet of Things virtual reality Mobile Thu, 13 Oct 2016 16:49:00 +0000 79381 at Samsung’s Mounting Crisis Is Opportunity for Apple, Google <div class="field-byline"> Jing Cao | Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Samsung Electronics Co.’s mounting crisis with its flagship Galaxy Note 7 has left millions of premium smartphone buyers looking for an alternative. The obvious candidate is Apple’s iPhone 7, but Google’s slick new Pixel device could get a lift, too.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Apple Galaxy Note7 Google iPhone Pixel samsung Mobile Wed, 12 Oct 2016 17:42:00 +0000 79371 at So the Phone You Bought Might Explode? What to Do With a Note 7 <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg News </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Samsung Electronics Co. will end production of its Galaxy Note 7 after reports that replacement phones are exploding like the defective first batch that triggered a global recall. 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This week, Facebook and Google made it clear that they’re both rushing toward a middle ground.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Facebook Google virtual reality Mobile Thu, 06 Oct 2016 20:00:00 +0000 79301 at Getty Images Google Goes After IPhone Users With Pricey Pixel Smartphones <div class="field-byline"> Mark Gurman | Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Mountain View-based maker of the Android mobile operating system unveiled new smartphones on Tuesday, the Pixel and a larger Pixel XL, that compete head on with the iPhone.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> smartphone Android Tue, 04 Oct 2016 17:01:00 +0000 79211 at Bloomberg California Eyes Self-Driving Cars to Help Meet Emission Goal <div class="field-byline"> John Lippert | Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">California may focus on building more electric-vehicle charging stations and encouraging battery-powered self-driving cars to reach its mandate for zero-emission autos, avoiding for now the need for tougher standards being pushed by environmental groups.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> smart cars Mobile Thu, 29 Sep 2016 14:08:00 +0000 79031 at Getty Images