The Transportation Department is issuing an emergency order banning passengers and flight crews from bringing Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphones on airline flights in response to reports of the phones catching fire.
A U.S. domestic flight was grounded after a powered-down Samsung smartphone (deemed to be a safe 'replacement' by Samsung) caught fire in a man's pocket.
The FAA has taken the unprecedented move of warning all airline passengers against switching on their Samsung phone or storing it in checked bags. Some airlines have banned the phones.
Self-driving cars are coming. However, the potential risk of breaching any Internet-connected device, is a hacker can steal an owner’s personal information.