Doomsday Clock adjusts, Ford issues two recallsToday's biggest tech headlines include a chilling move on the Doomsday Clock, a Samsung Galaxy S8 release date rumor and recalls for two of Ford's more popular vehicles.
This is CNet and here are the stories that matter right now. The bulletin of the atomic scientists moved its famous clock closer to doomsday. The non-profit group decided this year to move the clock toward the end of humanity from three minutes to two and a half with midnight signaling the apocalypse. They pointed to unsettling comments about nuclear weapons by US President Donald Trump and rising global temperatures as reasons for the shift. Ford issued a pair of recalls for two very different vehicles. Approximately 8,000 of it's popular F-150 pick up trucks have instrument clusters that may lose functionality in cold temperatures. The second recall is much smaller with just 18 Ford Focus and C Max vehicles needing inspection and repair to body apron joints. All affected vehicles will receive fixes at no charge. And finally, a photo and a tweet may have revealed the final look and release date of Samsung's upcoming flagship device. Blogger Evan Blass who has a reliable track record of leaking information on unannounced phones tweeted a picture he claims is the Samsung Galaxy S8. He also suggested a release date of March 29, 2017. When contacted, Samsung declined to comment. Stay up to date with the latest by downloading cnet tech today app in the Apple app store.