Samsung's neverending woes, the Soylent sickening, and vegan meat (almost) indistinguishable from the real stuff. Our weekly tech news quiz.
Posted on October 14, 2016, at 6:26 p.m. ET
A photo showing a blown-up Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone in Gwangju, South Korea.
The phone is down for the count.
Samsung discontinued production and sales of the Galaxy Note7 and asked consumers to turn all of their phones in — even the replacement phones.
Almost 60 people reported that the bars caused nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. Soylent told BuzzFeed News last week that it was "very confident in the safety of the bars." But by Wedneday, the company told buyers to discard them and offered a full refund.
An all-American, red-blooded burger
Silicon Valley startup Impossible Foods debuted a "bloody" vegan hamburger in California that simulates the texture and juiciness of meat.
Supreme Court justices pressed Apple on its claim that Samsung infringements on the iPhone's design entitled the Apple to all the profits Samsung had made from the allegedly copied phones.
All of them
The ACLU says the social data used by law enforcement was provided by Geofeedia, a social media monitoring company that provides information to hundreds of local police departments.
Blake Montgomery is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in San Francisco.
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