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  • Samsung blames batteries for Galaxy Note 7 fires

    Seoul: Samsung Electronics on Monday said its months-long probe into what caused some Galaxy Note 7 smartphones to catch fire has established that faulty batteries were the main problem, not the device’s hardware design or software.

  • Samsung opens Note 7 replacement counter at Seoul airport

    Seoul: South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics said on Monday that it will now offer replacement phones to Galaxy Note 7 users flying out of South Korea, after the US and other countries banned the device from flights.

  • Samsung estimates $3 bn losses over Note 7 withdrawal

    Seoul: South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics has estimated that it will lose 3.5 trillion won ($3 billion) in operating profits over the next six months due to the withdrawal of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, the company said on Friday.

  • Samsung halts production, global sales of Note 7

    Seoul : Samsung on Tuesday suspended all production of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, halted sales worldwide and told customers to stop using the device, following reports that replacements for combustible models were also catching fire.

  • Samsung stops production and global sales of Note 7

    Seoul: Samsung today suspended all production of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, halted sales worldwide and told customers to stop using the device, following reports that replacements for combustible models were also catching fire.

  • Soon, official recall of Galaxy Note 7 likely

    Washington:  The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has urged consumers who own Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones to “power them down and stop charging or using” the devices, reports IANS.  The warning was based on recent reports involving lithium-ion batteries in certain Note 7 devices that have resulted in fires, Xinhua news agency reported.

  • Galaxy Note 7 global recall: Don’t hang up on Samsung yet

    New Delhi: While the global recall of its flagship Galaxy Note 7 over battery explosion fears has jolted Samsung aficionados, including in India, transparent and swift action during these testing times will enable the South Korean giant make a quick turnaround, industry analysts feel.

  • Apple ups iPhone 7 production by 10% : Reports

    New York, Cupertino-based giant Apple seems confident that its next generation iPhone 7 — which is just a day away from launch — is going to be a huge success as the company has reportedly increased orders of the components needed to manufacture the handset by 10 per cent.