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GoPro recalls new Karma drone over safety concerns

Posted on November 10, 2016  in New Gadget

GoPro introduced its highly anticipated drone in the hope of lifting profits battered by competition from all sides (Source: GoPro)
GoPro has announced the recall of all Karma drones sold since sales launched last month. The company said it is recalling all of the approximately 2,500 Karma drones it has sold due to instances when power cut out during flight.
“Safety is our top priority,” GoPro founder and chief executive Nicholas Woodman said in a release announcing the recall yesterday. “A very small number of Karma owners have reported incidents of power failure during operation.”

GoPro shares plunged more than nine percent to USD 9.88 in after-market trades following the announcement. The company complete refunds, saying it is coordinating the recall with the US Consumer Product Safety Commission and the Federal Avia…

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