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Mobile Minutes: Galaxy Note 7 warning; Facebook’s emerging market; Nintendo smartphone game; Apple Music vs. Spotify


The Federal Aviation Administration is “strongly” advising passengers onboard planes not to use Galaxy Note 7 cellphones by Samsung, which is recalling 2.5 million of the models after discovering a flaw in the battery cell that could result in fires.
Read more on the New York Times

Facebook becomes emerging-markets play as user base shifts
With Facebook Inc.’s user growth in developing countries soaring, mutual funds focused on emerging economies are increasing investments in the Menlo Park, California-based company
Read more on Bloomberg

Nintendo aims to rescue profits with Mario’s jump to smartphones
Mario the plumber pulled off two global publicity coups within three weeks, taking a starring role at the Rio Olympic Games’ closing ceremony and at Apple Inc.’s latest iPhone introduction.
Read more on the Wall Street Journal

Apple Music vs. Spotify: Guess who’s winning now
Apple wants to wow audiences over the progress of its music service, but perhaps it’s Spotify that really deserves your slow clap.
Read more on CNET