But after reports emerged that its batteries were prone to overheating and catching fire, Samsung was forced to recall the phone within a month of its launch, releasing a second version with different batteries. Despite the changes, the second batch also overheated, prompting Samsung to discontinue the Note 7 and disable any not returned with a software update. … [Read more...] about Samsung’s ‘exploding’ Note 7 repackaged as Galaxy Note Fan Edition
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The partnership between Boris Johnson and Sajid Javid broke down even more rapidly than their predecessors’. The reasons lie partly in their personalities, and in the behaviour of their advisers. But Javid’s resignation – which was transparently engineered by No 10 – was also down to fundamental disagreements about policy and the purpose of the Treasury. … [Read more...] about Sajid Javid stood in the way of Treasury reform – Boris was right to get rid of him
There are also sets of serial numbers that always prove popular regardless of who is on the note, for instance 007 for James Bond or AK47. … [Read more...] about How to tell if your new £20 note is a ‘rare’ one worth hundreds of pounds
In one of their letters, Einstein wrote with a touch of sarcasm that he 'as a "Jewish saint" must feel ashamed at the fact that I know next to nothing of it. But I prefer to feel ashamed rather than to learn it.' … [Read more...] about Puzzle of Einstein’s ‘missing page’ is solved: Treasure trove of notes written by the legendary scientist discovered in a private collection contains details thought lost since the 1930s
There can be little question that the prime minister’s chief adviser, Dominic Cummings, and the now-ex chancellor, Sajid Javid, had no time for each other. The pair had traded fire behind closed doors and in the press, with leaks over spending plans, or blocked proposals, masking a struggle for supremacy. … [Read more...] about It’s 1-0 to Dominic Cummings in No 10’s bloody battle with the Treasury. But for how long?