Firefighting: Samsung recall threatens reputation, profits

2016-09-25 16:20

Exploding batteries and an embarrassing recall of a flagship gadget during a controversial, closely-watched leadership transition - it's been a bad year for Samsung, and analysts warn the trouble isn't over yet.

US recalls one million Samsung Note 7 phones

2016-09-16 07:18

US regulators are issuing an official recall of Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 phone because of the risk that its batteries can explode or catch fire

Exploding phones? Samsung's heir apparent has bigger challenges

2016-09-14 09:16

As if he wasn't already one of the world's most powerful tech executives, Lee Jae Yong is set to become a whole lot more powerful.

‘Minor’ battery flaw behind exploding Samsung Note 7

2016-09-13 13:25

Samsung Electronics blamed a minor battery manufacturing flaw for prompting a global recall of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones and is seeking more time to investigate the cause behind its deepest crisis in years.

Samsung shares plunge over Note 7 explosion debacle

2016-09-12 07:20

Samsung shares have plunged after the South Korean electronics giant urged global users to stop using its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone due to a spate of exploding batteries.

Samsung now urges Koreans to stop using Note 7

2016-09-10 11:53

Samsung urged South Korean consumers Saturday to stop using its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, following a similar warning by the US consumer agency and several airlines who fear battery explosions.

Samsung workers sickened by chemicals in factories speak up

2016-08-10 12:10

Samsung have withheld crucial information about the chemicals employees are exposed to at its factories from sick workers and their families .

Samsung phone 'not actually water resistant' - report

2016-07-10 08:45

Consumer Reports isn't recommending Samsung's Galaxy S7 Active phone because it says it malfunctions in water despite being marketed as water resistant

Samsung to sell unlocked Galaxy S7 phones in the US

2016-07-04 07:35

Samsung will sell unlocked versions of its flagship Galaxy S7 phones in the US so consumers can switch carriers more easily

7 ways to identify fake Samsung smartphones

2016-06-14 13:06

Mobile phone manufacturer Samsung has warned South Africans to be aware of fake smartphones being sold locally.


Samsung exploding battery crisis began with rush to beat iPhone

2016-09-19 07:21

Few things motivate Samsung employees like the opportunity to take advantage of weakness at Apple.

Samsung struggles with critical Note 7 recall

2016-09-15 12:56

Samsung said it was doing its best to push through a challenging recall of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, as it offered a software fix to jolt users into returning defective devices.

Samsung 'fixes' Note 7 by limiting recharges to 60%

2016-09-13 15:27

Samsung plans to issue a software update for its recalled Galaxy Note 7 smartphones that will prevent them from overheating by limiting battery recharges to 60 percent

Samsung’s explosion nightmare gets ‘worse and worse’

2016-09-12 15:13

Samsung Electronics lost $22bn of market value over two days as investors factor in a bigger hit to its bottom line from widening bans and warnings on its Note 7 smartphones.

Stop using your Galaxy Note 7, urges Samsung

2016-09-11 11:14

Samsung is urging consumers worldwide to stop using Galaxy Note 7 smartphones as more reports of the phones catching fire emerged even after the company's recall.

How Android phone makers are trying to stand out

2016-08-17 13:56

It's difficult for Android phones to stand out these days, yet Samsung is trying with an iris scanner and related security features in its new Galaxy Note 7

Samsung scores lead over Apple in smartphone wars

2016-07-29 07:48

Samsung extended its lead in the global smartphone market over Apple in the second quarter, gaining from the launch of its updated flagship handsets, surveys showed.

Samsung profit jumps 17% on Galaxy phones growth

2016-07-07 08:01

Samsung Electronics said that its second-quarter operating income jumped 17% over a year earlier to the highest quarterly profit in more than two years.

Here come the virtual reality Olympics...

2016-07-01 16:51

NBC will produce 85 hours of virtual reality programming for the upcoming Rio Olympics - but only for users of Samsung Galaxy smartphones and the Samsung Gear VR headset.

Samsung eyes bendable-screen phones for 2017

2016-06-07 15:14

Samsung Electronics is considering introducing two new smartphone models that will feature bendable screens, including a version that folds in half like a cosmetic compact.

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