Note 7 crisis: Samsung faces revolt in home market

2016-10-24 13:39

Samsung Group, for decades the corporate champion of South Korea, is now facing a revolt at home.

Samsung forecasts R76bn profit hit from Note 7 crisis

2016-10-14 07:30

Samsung Electronics said it expects a total impact of $5.3bn through March 2017 after ending production of its fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 smartphones.

Exploding Note 7 costs Samsung R33bn in lost profits

2016-10-12 12:52

Samsung Electronics has cut its third-quarter operating profit by $2.3bn after ending production of its fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 smartphones.

Oil shares, Apple boost US stocks

2016-10-11 08:07

Wall Street stocks have posted solid gains, lifted by strength in petroleum companies due to higher oil prices and a jump in Apple shares.

A video showing an oven-gloved Burger King employee struggling with a burning Note 7 has become a viral illustration of the crisis facing Samsung over its troubled phone.

A video showing an oven-gloved Burger King employee struggling with a burning Note 7 has become a viral illustration of the crisis facing Samsung over its troubled phone.

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Google's new Pixel handset to take on iPhone

2016-10-04 20:01

Google has launched an aggressive challenge to Apple and Samsung, introducing its own line of smartphones called Pixel.

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.


Air passengers with Note 7 phones face fines in US

2016-10-17 07:27

Airline passengers who try to carry Samsung Electronics Note 7 smartphones on flights will have them confiscated and may face fines.

Samsung to recall 1.9 million Note 7s in the US

2016-10-13 10:53

Samsung Electronics and the US Consumer Product Safety Commission agreed to terms for an expanded recall of original and replacement Note 7 smartphones.

‘New flaw’ behind exploding Samsung Note 7

2016-10-12 08:38

The latest incidents of Samsung smartphones overheating, which prompted it to abandon its Galaxy Note 7 model, may be the result of a different flaw.

Samsung scrambles for answers after halting Note 7 phone sales

2016-10-11 07:49

Samsung has halted sales of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones and asked consumers to stop using the ones they’ve already purchased amid a crisis over exploding batteries.

Samsung halts Note 7 output amid reports of new fires - source

2016-10-10 09:04

Samsung halted output of Note 7 smartphones as carriers stopped selling them, the latest blow in a six-week crisis triggered by a battery defect, a source has claimed.

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.

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