09/19/2016, 09:09 am
The battery fires and eventual recall of the Galaxy Note 7 can all be traced to Samsung executives wanting to rush the phone, based on rumors Apple's iPhone 7 wouldn't have any major improvements, according to a report.
U.S. urges Samsung Galaxy Note 7 owners to stop use, return after 26 burned, 55 property damage fires
09/15/2016, 08:09 pm
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission today issued an announcement urging anyone using a Samsung Galaxy Note 7 purchased before today to "immediately stop using and power down" the device and seek a replacement or refund, due to the risk of battery overheating and fires.
09/12/2016, 08:09 pm
The timing of Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 phablet recall could be a boon for Apple and this Friday's debut of the iPhone 7 Plus, one analyst believes, as preorder lead times are said to be on pace with expectations.
09/12/2016, 04:09 pm
Fallout from the Galaxy Note 7 recall is escalating, with some airlines disallowing any use of Samsung mobile devices in-flight, following reports of multiple incidences of property damage in the U.S.
09/10/2016, 05:09 pm
The September 7 Apple Event raised some troubling questions for many tech journalists and their prewritten narratives. It's almost as if they'd been caught in a huge lie and were now forced to ad-lib a toddler-like series of distractions in a bid to avoid any consequences to their reputations. They're often wrong, here's why.
09/09/2016, 03:09 pm
With just a week to go before Apple's jumbo-sized iPhone 7 Plus hits the market, its chief competitor -- Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 -- continues to deal with the fallout from faulty batteries, including a safety warning issued by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration.
09/04/2016, 06:09 pm
A leading consumer advocacy group has urged Samsung to perform an official recall of its Galaxy Note 7 following reports that its battery may explode while charging.
09/03/2016, 04:09 am
The "iPhone 7" unveiling date was finally made official by Apple this week, but talk persisted about 'exploding' Samsung phones, and an epic EU $14.5 billion tax edict that may have to be paid to a mostly unwilling Ireland.
09/02/2016, 07:09 am
After a week of analysis of 35 dramatic battery failures, Samsung has issued a global recall for the Galaxy Note 7 "phablet" -- but the process will take some time, and how it will be executed is not known.
09/01/2016, 03:09 pm
Preparing for its upcoming battle with Apple at the U.S. Supreme Court, Samsung this week submitted a written argument suggesting that Apple's position could open the door to deep abuses of the American patent system.
09/01/2016, 12:09 pm
The hold on Samsung Galaxy Note 7 shipments because of quality issues that began on Wednesday may escalate to a wider consumer recall for the device, according to reports out of South Korea.
08/31/2016, 04:08 pm
On Wednesday, Samsung updated its Tizen-based smartwatch offerings with the LTE-connected Gear S3 Frontier and wi-fi Gear S3 Classic, promisimg iOS compatibility for both at some point.
08/31/2016, 01:08 pm
After multiple reports of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 battery exploding during charging, the company has delayed rollout of the new "phablet" in undisclosed markets for additional quality control testing.
08/22/2016, 01:08 pm
Samsung is reportedly planning a dip into first-party sales of refurbished phones, pursuing a strategy similar to Apple in an effort to boost profits.
08/22/2016, 12:08 pm
Apple is preparing not two but three new iPhone models for 2017, the third of which will have a curved OLED screen similar to the Edge versions of Samsung's Galaxy phones, a report claimed on Monday.
08/16/2016, 09:08 pm
Intel on Tuesday announced it has reached an agreement with rival ARM Holdings to produce 10-nanometer ARM chip designs at its advanced fabrication facilities, a strategy targeting smartphone chipmakers.
08/11/2016, 12:08 pm
Apple managed to grow its iPhone sales in the U.S. and the big five European markets during the June quarter, in spite of a global decline in shipments, according to new research data.
Samsung accused of poisoning over 200 workers, then withholding information on toxins it exposed them to
08/10/2016, 09:08 pm
One of Apple's largest component suppliers, Samsung Electronics, is the subject of a new investigative report regarding its withholding of critical information about the toxic chemicals its employees were exposed to while working in the company's factories.
08/04/2016, 10:08 am
Supply chain reports suggest that Oppo, one of the forces combating Apple in the Chinese market, will not hit shipment targets as a result of insufficient OLED supply from leading display maker Samsung.
08/02/2016, 12:08 pm
Samsung on Tuesday took the wraps off of its Galaxy Note 7 phablet, featuring identical internals to the company's Galaxy S7 smartphone, with the exception of a new iris scanner -- a feature rumored to make an appearance in next year's iPhone [updated].