GM recalls vehicles over air bag software

GM recalled more than 4 million vehicles, most of them in the U.S., to fix an air bag software defect that has been linked to at least one death.

The vehicles involved in the recall are all from the 2014- 2017 model years and include Buick, Chevrolet, GMC and Cadillac vehicles.

The company says in rare cases, the front air bags won’t inflate in a crash and the seat belts may not work either.

Amazon looks to be stepping up its presence in the brick and mortar retail world.

Business Insider says the retailer plans to open 100 pop-up stores over the next year.

The mini-stores are designed to show off the company’s hardware devices, like the Echo home speakers.

Stocks had their biggest one day drop since June.

The Dow Jones sank nearly 400 points. The slump wiped out two months of gradual gains.

The prospect of higher interest rates is what sent stocks lower.

Office Depot wants college students to put down their smartphones and pick up their textbooks.

It’s partnering with app Pocket Points’ so students can earn points that can be redeemed for discounts on campus.

The app monitors the phone’s location and will reward points when the phone is locked.

Samsung is warning users of the Galaxy Note 7 to stop using the devices immediately.

There have been more reports of them catching fire.

Samsung is asking customers to return the devices and get a replacement.

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