US DOT bans Samsung Note7 smartphones from air transport

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The US Department of Transportation (DOT) has issued an emergency order banning Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphones from being transported by air in the US—either by passengers or as air cargo—because of fire concerns. The ban went into effect Oct. 15 at 12 p.m. eastern time in the US. “If passengers...

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