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By Youkyung Lee The Associated Press

Galaxy Note 7 recall shows challenges of stronger batteries

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — Samsung’s recall of 2.5 million Galaxy Note 7 phones after several dozen caught fire and exploded may stem from a subtle manufacturing error, but it highlights the challenge electronics makers face in packing ever more battery power into ever thinner phones, while rushing for faster release dates.

Human champion certain he’ll beat AI at ancient Chinese game

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of The world champion of the ancient Chinese board game Go, South Korean Lee Sedol, expects to will prevail in a match with Google’s computer program AlphaGo next month, but he’s not so sure he would be able to do it a year later.

For now, Lee is predicting a 5-0 or 4-1 victory in his favour.