FAA warns against using Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones on aircraft

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FAA has warned airline passengers not to use Samsung Galaxy Note 7 devices on board aircraft following the suspension of sales of the smartphone because of fire fears. Samsung has acknowledged it “found a battery cell issue” in the Galaxy Note 7 and said “there have been 35 cases that have been...

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