March 28, 2023

Samsung probe finds battery was main cause of Note 7 fires – source

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By Se Young Lee | SEOUL From Reuters A Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005930.KS) investigation into what caused some Galaxy Note 7 smartphones to catch fire has concluded that the battery was the main reason, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on Monday. The world’s biggest smartphone maker is seeking to put behind […]

Samsung’s revenue and profit plummet after Note7 recall

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By STAN SCHROEDER From MASHABLE As expected, Samsung’s revenue and profit have fallen sharply in the third quarter of 2016, due to a painful recall of the company’s flagship smartphone, the Galaxy Note7, due to combusting battery issues. The company’s revenue for the quarter was 47.82 trillion won ($41.9 billion), a year-over-year decrease of 3.87 […]

Why did the Galaxy Note 7 explode? Samsung won’t tell us anytime soon

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By Chris Smith From BGR The Galaxy Note 7 is both the best smartphone Samsung has ever made and its biggest scandal. Multiple Galaxy Note 7 explosions lead to a first recall, which was not sufficient to fix the manufacturing issues that turned the phone into a fire hazard. Safe Galaxy Note 7 units kept […]