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Samsung's nightmare scenario with its fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 launch continues as yet another handset—this time a replacement phone that's supposed to be unaffected by the original recall—overheated and emitted heavy smoke. It happened on a grounded Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 that was scheduled to travel from Louisville to Baltimore. The crew was able to evacuate all passengers on board through the plane's main cabin door. There were no injuries reported, though it's the aftermath that could be the most damaging in a number of ways, most relating to Samsung. Federal regulators and the U.S.... Read more...
A man named Duff Watson nearly got himself and his two young sons (ages 6 and 9) thrown off of a Southwest Airlines flight out of Denver over an angry Tweet. He was upset that the gate agent wouldn’t let his kids board early with him even though he had priority status and posted on Twitter, “RUDEST AGENT IN DENVER. KIMBERLY S. GATE C39. NOT HAPPY @SWA” according to Reuters. The crew then pulled him off of the plane and made him delete the post before letting him back on, even threatening to call the police unless he complied. He relented, deleted the Tweet, and flew on to Minneapolis.... Read more...