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Here's footage of an iPhone 7 that caught fire; Apple is investigating the issue
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Here's footage of an iPhone 7 that caught fire; Apple is investigating the issue

Footage of an iPhone that caught fire and melted through its case is doing the rounds on Twitter.

Samsung wants to sell refurbished units of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, suggests report
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Samsung wants to sell refurbished units of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, suggests report

If Samsung chooses to dispose of the phones, it will potentially face heavy penalties from the Korean government on environmental grounds.

South Korea Prosecutor arrests Samsung Chief Jay Y. Lee as corruption probe expands
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South Korea Prosecutor arrests Samsung Chief Jay Y. Lee as corruption probe expands

Samsung Group chief Jay Y. Lee was arrested early on Friday over his alleged role in a corruption scandal rocking the highest levels of power in South Korea, dealing a fresh blow to the world's biggest maker of smartphones and memory chips.

Apple regains the top spot in global smartphone market after eight quarters
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Apple regains the top spot in global smartphone market after eight quarters

Apple toppled Samsung as numero uno player in the global smartphone market with 17.9% share in the December quarter, research firm Gartner said today.

South Korea to make battery tests tougher after Samsung Note 7 mishap
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South Korea to make battery tests tougher after Samsung Note 7 mishap

Following the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 mishap the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy said that manufacturers of lithium-ion batteries would be subjected to greater oversight and regular inspections.

Self-driving cars to Note 7: Among many things, technology has taught me to trust it and accept its flaws
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Self-driving cars to Note 7: Among many things, technology has taught me to trust it and accept its flaws

Last year, among the most popular news stories was a series of device accidents involving the Samsung Galaxy Note 7. Sometime towards the end of the year, I boarded a flight to the United States.

Samsung Galaxy Note 7: The mystery behind the exploding phones has finally been solved
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Samsung Galaxy Note 7: The mystery behind the exploding phones has finally been solved

Samsung has put months of speculation finally to rest by revealing what caused its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones to spontaneously combust. As it turns out, the batteries are to blame.

Samsung will reveal Galaxy Note 7 investigation report this month
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Samsung will reveal Galaxy Note 7 investigation report this month

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd will announce this month the results of an investigation into what caused some of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones to catch fire, the JoongAng Ilbo newspaper reported on Monday citing unnamed sources.

Tech in 2016: Samsung's ship went up high, but crashed fatally
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Tech in 2016: Samsung's ship went up high, but crashed fatally

Samsung had a very memorable year or shall I say explosive? The Korean tech giant started off quite well, and it seemed to be all prepared and loaded. However the second half was probably a nightmare for the company.

Samsung still has more Galaxy Note 7 units in use than LG V20 and OnePlus 3T combined
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Samsung still has more Galaxy Note 7 units in use than LG V20 and OnePlus 3T combined

A research firm called Apteligent has reported that as of last week, the number of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 units in use were more than the LG V20 and OnePlus 3T combined, which also a few units less than the Moto Z.

Samsung Electronics in talks with LG Chem for smartphone batteries: Report
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Samsung Electronics in talks with LG Chem for smartphone batteries: Report

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is in talks with LG Chem Ltd to make it one of its smartphone battery suppliers, the Chosun Ilbo newspaper said on Monday - a move that would diversify its supplier base after the failure of its Galaxy Note 7.

Another Samsung smartphone explodes, this time it's the Galaxy S7
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Another Samsung smartphone explodes, this time it's the Galaxy S7

The owner of the smartphone added that the burning handset was stuck to his hand before he was able to throw it out of his car’s window

Two months on, a westernised Samsung puts out newspaper ads to apologise to US customers
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Two months on, a westernised Samsung puts out newspaper ads to apologise to US customers

It has been a good 2 months or 68 days since Samsung put out its official statement announcing that it will replace every single Note 7 handset out there with a new one and we still have no answers.

Samsung Electronics raided in South Korea as part of political scandal investigation
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Samsung Electronics raided in South Korea as part of political scandal investigation

South Korean prosecutors raided the offices of Samsung Electronics on Tuesday as part of a probe over a political scandal involving President Park Geun-hye.

Lyf Water 1 smartphone catches fire while user is browsing the net
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Lyf Water 1 smartphone catches fire while user is browsing the net

A Reliance Lyf 1 smartphone user on Sunday, posted an image of a burnt Lyf 1 handset. According to a tweet sent by the user, Tanvir Sadiq, his Lyf 1 handset first exploded and then burst into flames. The photographs accompanying the tweet shows a burnt handset with Lyf branding on the rear side.

Spicejet flyers barred from carrying Samsung Galaxy Note 7
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Spicejet flyers barred from carrying Samsung Galaxy Note 7

No-frills airline SpiceJet today said passengers are prohibited from carrying Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones in hand, check-in baggages and cargo

Samsung says Note 7 probe goes beyond batteries
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Samsung says Note 7 probe goes beyond batteries

Samsung Electronics has said it will examine every aspect of the Galaxy Note 7 such as hardware, software and the manufacturing process to determine the root cause of the fires that led to the phone's cancellation.

Samsung engineers still working to find Note 7 fault; to delay Galaxy S8 by two weeks: Report
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Samsung engineers still working to find Note 7 fault; to delay Galaxy S8 by two weeks: Report

Meanwhile, the recall is believed to cost Samsung $5 billion or even more, which including the lost sales.

Galaxy Note 7 troubles worsen as 527 South Koreans to sue Samsung
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Galaxy Note 7 troubles worsen as 527 South Koreans to sue Samsung

Hundreds of South Korean Galaxy Note 7 smartphone owners were preparing Monday to file a lawsuit against Samsung Electronics over the fire-prone device.

Apple iPhone 7 hits South Korean stores in Note 7's absence
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Apple iPhone 7 hits South Korean stores in Note 7's absence

The Apple iPhone 7 went on sale in South Korea, seeking to fill a void left by arch-rival Samsung on its home turf following a damaging recall fiasco over the Note 7 smartphone.