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Google Maps makes it easier to avoid places that are actively on fire, which is nice

Google Maps makes it easier to avoid places that are actively on fire, which is nice

With wildfires being more prevalent than ever in some parts of the world, it makes sense to improve the quality of information for those in the area. To better crisis response, Google will now show the boundaries of active wildfires via satellite data in near real-time.

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Reuters: Note7 fires were caused by defective batteries, not a design flaw or firmware issue

Reuters: Note7 fires were caused by defective batteries, not a design flaw or firmware issue

The saga of the Galaxy Note7 was one of the most surprising and disastrous events in the tech industry last year. The Note7 received very positive initial reviews, but soon after, several reports of the device catching fire were made public. After acknowledging that the problem was with the Note7, Samsung began recalling all units.

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