HP recalls more laptop batteries over ‘fire and burn’ concerns

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HP has recalled more laptop batteries over 'fire and burn' concerns. HP laptops have experienced issues with faulty battery since 2016, and almost 250,000 devices were recalled. The new recall, dated March 12, includes more than 28,000 more laptops. HP has a website set up to help customers figure out if their computer is affected - and then help them get them a fee replacement.

CEI of Purdue pharma has confirmed that the drug maker is considering bankruptcy. The maker of OxyContin has been accused of using deceptive practices to push its addictive drugs, contributing to the opioid epidemic in the U.S. Purdue is now facing a slew of lawsuits on the issue. Filing for bankruptcy protection would halt the lawsuits and let Perdue negotiate the legal claims, under the court's supervision.

A subway in China is experimenting with facial recognition technology. People entering the station will scan their faces instead of swiping their subway cards, and the fare will be automatically deducted from their linked accounts. Facial recognition has been used at KFC stores across China since 2017, letting customers scan their faces to pay for their chicken.

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