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Samsung Stops Galaxy Note 7 Smartphone Shipments as Safety Suspicions Spread


Samsung Stops Galaxy Note 7 Smartphone Shipments as Safety Suspicions Spread
SEOUL—Samsung Electronics Co.'s mobile revival was thrown into doubt as the technology titan halted shipments of its latest smartphone in South Korea.Investors wiped more than $4 billion off Samsung's market capitalization Thursday, after the company's confirmation late Wednesday of a delay in shipping the larger-screen, waterproof Galaxy Note 7—launched less than two weeks ago—for additional testing.Samsung spokesman...


Samsung to Recall Galaxy Note 7 Smartphone Over Reports of Fires


Samsung to Recall Galaxy Note 7 Smartphone Over Reports of Fires
SEOUL—In one of the biggest global recalls of smartphones, Samsung Electronics Co. said it would replace millions of Galaxy Note 7 devices because of battery fires—dealing a blow to the company's recovery efforts.The world's largest smartphone maker by shipments said it halted sales of its Galaxy Note 7 phone after customers reported their...


Samsung to Recall Galaxy Note 7 Smartphone over Explosions


Samsung to Recall Galaxy Note 7 Smartphone over Explosions
SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTERJust four weeks after the Galaxy Note 7 "phablet" was unveiled to rave reviews, Samsung has suspended sales worldwide and is recalling the first deliveries due to a number of phone batteries that exploded while charging.With only 2.5 million delivered and potentially tens of millions of orders in the queue for the powerful and fully waterproof large format device, Samsung issued a total recall after 35 delivered phablets exploded while charging.SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTERAccording to an unnamed Samsung official who spoke earlier to South Korea's Yonhap News Service, the vast majority of Galaxy Note 7 phones should be unaffected, despite the sweeping recall.


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