Samsung says China phone fire caused by external heat

By Se Young Lee and Paul Carsten SEOUL/BEIJING (Reuters) – Samsung Electronics Co Ltd <005930.KS> said on Monday a Galaxy Note 7 phone a Chinese user claimed caught on fire was damaged by external heating, seeking to assure customers in the world’s top smartphone market the devices being sold there …

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The EU's new copyright reforms could change the internet

The EU wants to change some fundamental ways the Internet functions. (Photo: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images) Some of the European Union’s leaders think they’ve come up with a two new way to boost the continent’s digital economy: let newspapers bill search engines like Google and Yahoo (Finance’s parent company) for showing …

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MacOS Sierra: A small, sweet upgrade, yours free

Every fall, Mac fans receive a gift from Apple (AAPL): a new, free version of the Mac operating system and its apps. This year, it has a new name: macOS Sierra. (“macOS” will be the replacement for the now-retired name OS X. Well, good; that always sounded like you were saying something …

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Pogue's Basics: Take control of the new iOS 10 features

If you’ve just installed iOS 10, you’re probably wigging out a little bit. “What!? The phone wakes up simply when I pick it up!?” “What? Anyone can respond to my texts just by picking up my phone?” “What!? My mail conversations are listed in chronological order instead of upside down …

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