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5 technology failure "tragic" Best 2016

Samsung Galaxy Note7 explode

Samsung has released the Galaxy Note7 with a lot of expectations on this past August. However, less than two months after its launch, the Korean company has recalled more than 2.5 million vehicles due to the risk Note7 Galaxy can explode or catch fire due to the fault battery.

After several attempts to fix the problem, finally Samsung has decided to withdraw and stop producing phones Galaxy Note7. This product is considered “old” the shortest in the history of Samsung.

were turned away because Yahoo announced hacked succession

At last September, Yahoo announced the hackers stole personal information from half a billion user accounts in 2014, and the company took two years to discover this infringement .

Because of this, some users Yahoo has threatened to not use Yahoo anymore because of all the negative news about the company. But then, Yahoo has had to move immediately to hook your customer by turning off email forwarding feature, this feature allows users to automatically forward mail to another account.

In addition, in October last, the company also revealed that they discovered a data violations other than a billion users in May 8/2013. This behavior separate from the data theft of 500 million Yahoo account that was reported in January 9.

Twitter “closed” Vine

Originally expected to become a popular application and to attract high-volume users, however last October, Twitter announced that it had “closed” Vine, six seconds of video applications themselves. This is really bad news for the company.

Notably, after it announced plans to close the Vine, Twitter received a large number of bids from several companies, including LINE, gaming applications, and popular messaging. However, Twitter has yet to make any comment and said the company will transfer the application Vine video capture application simpler.

Facebook Fake News (News forgery)

Mark Zuckerberg did not believe that Facebook, the largest social network, could have affected the outcome of the US presidential election. Facebook CEO said, “Personally, I think the idea of ​​the fake news on Facebook, with only a very small amount of content, the impact on the election is a pretty crazy idea”.

Facebook bear much criticism this year for allowing the fake news posted in their News Feed, where 1.18 billion readers a day. And to handle this issue, Facebook has announced a plan to allow users to check the actual news items posted from the website partners such as ABC News, Snopes.com, FactCheck.org and PolitiFact.

Unmanned Aircraft GoPro Karma

When GoPro launched unmanned aircraft its Karma earlier this year, it seems that everything is perfect. Until, Karma begins to lose energy in the air. Although there is no information of casualties yet, but urged users GoPro repaid Karma take the company and will receive a refund.

GoPro also cut 15 percent of its staff and closed its recreation department, in an effort to control costs.

5 technology failure "tragic" Best 2016
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