Happy Tuesday, Austin. As most of us get back to work after the Labor Day holiday, here's a look at some of the technology stories making news and generating buzz around the Internet today.
Galaxy Note 7 recall could cost Samsung $1 Billion
Samsung’s recall of 2.5 million Samsung Galaxy Note 7 devices could cost the company as much as $1 billion, Bloomberg news service estimates. Samsung initiated a recall of the Note 7 last week after reports of exploding batteries in some of the devices. The Note 7 was supposed to complete a product lineup that would go head-to-head with new Apple iPhones, so company executives
Samsung has a significant technology operation in Austin, where it operates one of the biggest chip-manufacturing complexes in North America. The company employs about 3,000 people in Austin, where it produces, among other things, advanced low-power processors that are used in mobile devices such as phones and tablets.
Speaking of the iPhone...
Apple is expected to roll out more new products this week. Over at Mashable, there is an entertaining video predicting what the future could hold for the iPhone and other Apple products.
...and even more iphone stuff
Ahead of this week's product announcements, lots of folks are offering advice for what Apple needs to do with its new iPhone models. Over at CNet, Jessica Dolcourt takes a look at the 7 things Apple's iPhone 7 will need to do to fend off challenges from Android models.
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