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All posts tagged "Samsung"

  • Samsung Urges Consumers Globally to Stop Using Galaxy Note 7

    SEOUL, South Korea – Samsung Electronics is urging consumers worldwide to stop using Galaxy Note 7 smartphones immediately and exchange them as soon as possible, as more reports of the phones catching fire emerged even after the...

    • Posted September 10, 2016
  • US Agency: Samsung Galaxy Note 7 too Dangerous to Use

    NEW YORK – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission says owners of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphones should turn them off and stop using them because of the risk that their batteries can explode. The agency said...

    • Posted September 10, 2016
  • Air Travelers on Samsung Phone Honor System after Fires

    If you travel with a Samsung Note 7, you’re likely on the honor system when deciding whether to use or charge the device during a flight. The Federal Aviation Administration says that because of concern about fires...

    • Posted September 9, 2016
  • FAA Warns Airline Passengers not to Use Samsung Smartphone

    WASHINGTON – U.S. aviation safety officials took the extraordinary step late Thursday of warning airline passengers not to turn on or charge a new-model Samsung smartphone during flights following numerous reports of the devices catching fire. The...

    • Posted September 9, 2016
  • Halt and Catch Fire: Battery Woes Go Well Beyond Samsung

    NEW YORK – Samsung’s Note 7 isn’t the only gadget to catch fire thanks to lithium-battery problems, which have afflicted everything from iPhones to Tesla cars to Boeing jetliners. Blame chemistry and the fact that the batteries...

    • Posted September 4, 2016
  • Samsung Recalls Galaxy Note 7 after Battery Explosions

    SEOUL, South Korea – Samsung recalled its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones on Friday after finding some of their batteries exploded or caught fire. Samsung’s Note 7s are being pulled from shelves in 10 countries, including South Korea and...

    • Posted September 2, 2016
  • Tests after Explosion Claims Slow Galaxy Note 7 Deliveries

    SEOUL, South Korea – Samsung has delayed shipments of Galaxy Note 7 smartphones in South Korea for extra quality control testing after reports that batteries in some of the jumbo smartphones exploded while they were being charged....

    • Posted September 1, 2016
  • A Virtual-Reality Olympics? It’s OK, but TV is Still King

    NEW YORK – If you want to glimpse the future of sports broadcasting, you can check out the Rio Olympics in virtual reality. But if you really want to immerse yourself in the competition, just turn on the...

    • Posted August 12, 2016
  • In Olympic Marketing, Smaller Brands Find Restrictions Tough

    NEW YORK – The Olympics are full of stories of underdogs triumphing against the odds for athletic glory. But in the case of Olympic marketing, smaller brands are finding it tough to prevail amid strict rules. Sponsors...

    • Posted August 7, 2016
  • Samsung’s New Jumbo Phone Unlocks with Iris Scanner

    NEW YORK – You’ll be able to unlock Samsung’s new phone by just looking at it. The Galaxy Note 7 will come with an iris scanner, which matches patterns in your eyes with what was detected by your...

    • Posted August 2, 2016