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Samsung to reveal why Note 7 failed, Meitu pushes back on data-collection criticismThe world will finally hear from Samsung on why the Galaxy Note 7 was prone to catching fire. Also, the trendy anime photo app Meitu defends itself over questionable data-collection coding, and Amazon creates virtual Dash buttons for one-click reordering.
This is c net and here are the stories that matter right now. Samsung is ready to share what went wrong with the Galaxy Note 7. For several months, Samsung and other independent organization have investigated what phone was prone to catching fire. The company will share its findings through a press conference in South Korea on Monday. Which ends up being 8 p.m. Sunday night on the East Coast, for those in the U.S. It will be livestreamed on Samsung.com. The company may pin the blame on poorly made batteries. At least, that's according to a Wall Street Journal report, citing unnamed sources. The hot new anime photo makeover app Meitu has been criticised for suspicious code that collects unnecessary data of its users, including access to location, phone number and the ability to automatically run at start up. The Chinese app maker defends that it is not selling personal user data, and blames the dodgy looking data collections on restrictions from China. The app's makers Created work arounds to collect user data in different ways and the data is set to be protected with multi layer encryption. Amazon has created virtual versions of it's dash button so instead of physical buttons scattered around your home to instantly reorder items, now you can click on images of the buttons on the homepage. It's designed for frequently purchased household products. [MUSIC] Stay up-to-date with the latest by downloading the CNET Tech Today app in the Apple App Store.