A woman suffered burns to her face, neck and hands after the batteries in her headphones exploded on a flight from Beijing to Melbourne. The incident occurred just two hours into the flight. It has been reported that the passenger dozed off to sleep while listening to music on her own battery-operated headphones when the device caught fire. The passenger woke after hearing a loud explosion - she then felt a burning sensation on her neck and face. The incident only serves to highlight the dangers of using battery-operated devices in-flight.

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ZTE, a leading global mobile device maker, is showcasing the newly updated Axon 7 with both Android Nougat and Daydream by Google at MWC 2017. As the first Daydream-ready phone from Chinese manufacturer, the ZTE Axon 7, not only delivers the best VR experience, but also the best value of any flagship smartphone at an unbeatable price.

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NuVu, an Ericsson entity, is the first online streaming platform that provides 'off-peak' video downloading for operators in emerging markets where streaming is slow and expensive. It's the first time Ericsson has licensed content, says Stephan Riome, Ericsson's Global Head of Programming Acquisitions & Marketing Broadcast and Media Services, to provide a video subscription on demand service for operators to compete against the likes of Netflix.

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PCCW Global, the international operating division of HKT, Hong Kong's premier telecommunications service provider, and Zhuhai Da Hengqin Technology Development Company (DHQ Tech) which is headquartered in Hengqin, China, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to jointly turn Hengqin, one of China's Pilot Free Trade Zones, into a "Smart City", offering superior quality of life for its residents as well as an exciting and innovative business environment.

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Huawei was ranked as the world’s eighth-largest company in terms of research and development spending in 2016, according to EU Industrial R&D Investment Scoreboard, an annual ranking of the world’s top 2,500 R&D investors. The global technology manufacturer’s significant investment in research and development has led to major breakthroughs in the industry including the first long-lifespan graphene-assisted Li-ion battery able to withstand high temperatures.

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ZTE Corporation, a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, announced at Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, it launched its next-generation end-to-end (E2E) Public Cloud rich communication services (RCS) solution that helps customers reform service deployment, service interconnection and business models.

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