Samsung Finally Reveals Why the Note 7 Kept Exploding (by wired)
After months of silence following a global recall of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone last October, Samsung disclosed its lengthy findings as to what caused the device’s batteries to overheat and catch fire. Based on the company’s own investigation and independent scientific analysis of the issues by three consulting bodies, the overheating was caused by separate problems in batteries sourced from two different suppliers.
Global mobile consumer survey 2016: UK cut (by deloitte)
Smartphone penetration is approaching a peak, just nine years after the launch of the first full touchscreen smartphone.
No other personal device has had the same commercial and societal impact as the smartphone, and no other device seems likely to. However, as the base nears a plateau, relentless innovation continues at device and network levels, leading to exciting times.
Google reports big profits as it continues to invest in mobile (by engadget)
Google reports big profits as it continues to invest in Mobile while Machine Learning and AI are also big contributing factors.