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Samsung to announce cause of Galaxy Note 7 fire on Jan. 23

Jan 20, 2017

Samsung Electronics says it will announce on Jan. 23 the reason why its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones overheated and caught fire

South Korean antitrust regulator fines Qualcomm $865 million

Dec 28, 2016

South Korea's antitrust regulator has slapped an $865 million fine on Qualcomm Inc. for allegedly violating competition laws

Samsung says 3 reports of China phone battery fire

Sep 21, 2016

Samsung Electronics said Wednesday it received three reports of Galaxy Note 7 battery fires in China and investigated two of them

Samsung says it has found no battery problem in China

Sep 19, 2016

Samsung Electronics says its investigation into the first report of a Galaxy Note 7 fire in China has found no battery problem, reducing concerns that its smartphone crisis had expanded to the world's largest mobile phone market

Samsung's quick fix for Galaxy Note 7 is no full recharge

Sep 14, 2016

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 urges consumers globally to stop using Galaxy Note 7

Sep 11, 2016

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 company's global recall

Armenia sends 129 telecoms fraud suspects to China

Sep 8, 2016

Armenia has sent 129 Chinese and Taiwanese telecoms fraud suspects to China for investigation and likely prosecution

Samsung recalls Galaxy Note 7 after battery explosions

Sep 3, 2016

Samsung Electronics recalled all of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones on Friday after finding batteries of some of the flagship gadgets exploded or caught fire

Sharp says China regulators approve Foxconn acquisition

Aug 12, 2016

Japan's Sharp Corp. says its proposed acquisition by the Taiwanese company that assembles Apple's iPhones will go ahead soon after Chinese anti-monopoly officials gave their approval, clearing the last regulatory obstacle

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