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Samsung says Q4 profits up 50% despite Note7 recall

Jan 24, 2017 - 11:47 AM

Samsung s earnings are driven by the components businesses mainly the memory business and the display panel segment it says with the stronger US dollar also boosting profits

A Samsung logo is displayed in a mall beneath the company's headquarters in the Gangnam district of Seoul on October 12, 2016. File photo by Ed Jones/AFP

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Jan 23, 2017 - 10:47 PM

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Samsung: No Galaxy S8 at Mobile World Congress

Jan 23, 2017 - 6:35 PM

Following the Note7 debacle Samsung needs to ensure its next flagship is explosion free

PROTOTYPE. An official Samsung video showcasing new display technology features what could be an early version of the Galaxy S8. Screengrab from YouTube/Samsung Display

Battery experts identify specifics of Samsung Note7 explosions

Jan 23, 2017 - 2:00 PM

These findings shed light on what the phone industry should avoid in the future

The Year In Tech: Fake news, burning phones and mixed realities

Dec 10, 2016 - 11:58 AM

Pokemon GO virtual reality s emergence the creation of the Department of Information and Communications Technology – these are among the 10 that make this year s list of best and worst of tech in 2016

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Oct 14, 2016 - 8:54 PM

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Samsung sees further $3B profit hit from Note7 crisis

Oct 14, 2016 - 11:25 AM

The electronics giant hopes sales of other flagship models such as the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge will help cushion the impact

A Samsung logo is displayed in a mall beneath the company's headquarters in the Gangnam district of Seoul on October 12, 2016. Samsung Electronics slashed its third-quarter profit estimate by 33.3 percent, citing fallout from the recall nightmare surrounding its scrapped Galaxy Note 7 smartphone. / AFP PHOTO / Ed Jones

Expanded Samsung Galaxy Note7 recall ordered in US

Oct 13, 2016 - 10:03 PM

Consumers should immediately stop using and power down all Galaxy Note7 devices including Note7 devices received as replacements in the previous recall the agency says in a statement

EXPANDED RECALL. A file photo taken on September 2, 2016 shos visitors testing Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphones at a Samsung showroom in Seoul. File photo by Jung Yeon-Je / AFP

Phoenix Semiconductor unfazed by Samsung Galaxy Note7 global recall

Oct 13, 2016 - 5:30 PM

The Philippine based memory semiconductor chip manufacturer tells the local bourse that it does not produce semiconductor devices for the troubled Note7

UNTROUBLED. PSPC says it is not 'in any way' affected by the product pull-out of Samsung. Rappler file photo

Globe discontinues sale of Samsung Galaxy Note7

Oct 12, 2016 - 7:08 PM

The telco says it will provide a device of equivalent value to affected customers

ILL-FATED. Samsung discontinues the production of the Note7 after replacement units reportedly exploded too. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler

Produk masih bermasalah, Samsung hentikan penjualan Galaxy Note7

Oct 11, 2016 - 5:37 PM

Proses penukaran unit lama dengan yang baru pun akan dihentikan

Suasana peluncuran ulang Galaxy Note7 di Korea, 30 September 2016, usai sempat ditarik dari peredaran. Kini Galaxy Note7 resmi ditarik dari seluruh dunia. Foto dari website resmi Samsung.

US flight evacuated after another Samsung phone fire

Oct 06, 2016 - 12:03 PM

The owner of the phone says the unit was a replacement Note7

A South Korean man holds his replacement Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphone at a telecommunications shop in Seoul.  After a series of Note7 battery explosions, Samsung issued a major recall worldwide. Photo by Jung Yeon-Je/AFP

A postscript to the Note7 debacle

Oct 03, 2016 - 5:34 PM

Samsung s battery problems put the spotlight on the industry s need for better batteries

THE REPLACEMENT. Samsung PH's Chad Sotelo says the battery has been fixed in the new Note7 units. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler

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Sep 30, 2016 - 9:16 PM

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'Slight battery misalignment' caused Note7 explosions – Samsung PH

Sep 30, 2016 - 2:41 PM

As it prepares to roll out its Note7 replacement program in the Philippines Samsung reveals some more information about the battery issue that hounded the tech giant s flagship device

THE REPLACEMENT. Samsung PH's Chad Sotelo says the battery has been fixed in the new Note7 units. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Replacement Samsung Note7 units arrive in PH

Sep 29, 2016 - 5:30 PM

Photos from Samsung Philippines show its executives inspecting the units at a warehouse

New York urges commuters: Don't use Note7 in buses, trains

Sep 15, 2016 - 11:08 AM

The transportation authority urges people not to use the Samsung device in the city s buses and trains

FOLLOWING SUIT. The New York transportation authority issues a warning similar to the one issued by the Federal Aviation Administration. Screengrab from Metropolitan Transportation Authority/Twitter

Samsung struggles with critical Note7 recall

Sep 14, 2016 - 9:22 PM

The success of the recall is seen as crucial to Samsung retaining brand trust and loyalty and preventing customers defecting to arch rival Apple s new iPhone 7 or cheaper Chinese made models

RECALL. This handout photo taken and released by Gwangju Bukbu Police Station on September 13, 2016 shows a blown-up Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphone in Gwangju, 270 kms south of Seoul. Photo by Gwangju Bukbu Police Station / AFP

Duterte and the US, David Cameron, Samsung Note7 | 12PM wRap

Sep 13, 2016 - 3:01 PM

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Note7 unit explodes in 6-year-old boy's hands – report

Sep 13, 2016 - 9:13 AM

A 6 year old boy suffers burns to the body when the Note7 s battery exploded while he was watching videos the New York Post reports

GROWING FEARS. Samsung will have to earn back consumer trust after the Note7 battery debacle. Note7 photo from crushader/Reddit

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Sep 12, 2016 - 8:06 PM

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Philippine Airlines joins Note7 ban

Sep 12, 2016 - 2:30 PM

PAL is also prohibiting the use of the Samsung Galaxy Note7 on its flights effective immediately

FLIGHT FEAR. Concerns over a device whose batteries are known to catch fire while charging have triggered a string of bans

Official Gazette, 9/11 anniversary, Samsung Note 7 ban | 12PM wRap

Sep 12, 2016 - 1:33 PM

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Samsung shares plunge over smartphone explosion debacle

Sep 12, 2016 - 12:01 PM

UPDATED The fallout from the recall – which involves 2 5 million handsets sold so far in 10 countries – may slash the firm s profit later this year by more than one trillion won

A Samsung employee demonstrates underwater use of a Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone during a launch event for the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 at the Hammerstein Ballroom, August 2, 2016 in New York City. Drew Angerer/Getty Images/AFP

AirAsia bans use, charging of Samsung Galaxy Note7 on all flights

Sep 12, 2016 - 10:34 AM

After several airlines ban in flight use of the device the Malaysian aviation company follows suit

GROUNDED. AirAsia adds to the list of airlines prohibiting use of the Note7 aboard the plane. Note7 photo from Samsung's official site

Replacement Note7 units available in PH starting October 1

Sep 11, 2016 - 6:20 PM

Consumers also have the option to trade in their Samsung Galaxy Note7 for a Galaxy S7 Edge

URGENT. The replacement program applies to Note7 units bought on or before September 7, 2016. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler

Cebu Pacific bars use of Samsung Galaxy Note7 on all flights

Sep 11, 2016 - 1:22 AM

The gadget which is dogged by safety issues can be handcarried by Cebu Pacific passengers but must remain turned off for the duration of the flight

SAFETY FIRST. Cebu Pacific bars the use of the Samsung Galaxy Note7 on all its flights beginning September 11, 2016

US warns against using Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on planes

Sep 09, 2016 - 2:23 PM

Samsung says it has suspended sales of the Galaxy Note7 recalling 2 5 million units following the reports

NOT ON THE PLANE. Samsung Galaxy Note7 photo from Globe.

Smart, Globe release advisories on Note7 recall

Sep 05, 2016 - 3:02 PM

Locally the replacement terms are still opaque; In the US consumers are getting a 25 gift card or credit off their carrier bill along with replacement choices

HANDOUTS. The tech giant will be replacing around 1 million Note7 units already in customers' hands. Photo from Globe Facebook page

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Sep 02, 2016 - 7:52 PM

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It's official: Samsung to suspend Note7 sales after battery explosions

Sep 02, 2016 - 6:00 PM

For customers who already have Galaxy Note7 devices we will voluntarily replace their current device with a new one over the coming weeks says Samsung

MASS EFFECT. With millions of units already in consumers' hands, the summoning back of the Note7 stands to be one of the highest-profile recalls in tech history. File photo by Drew Angerer/AFP

Q&A with Samsung PH's Chad Sotelo on the Note7's global recall

Sep 02, 2016 - 2:58 PM

We talk to Chad Sotelo Samsung Philippines marketing director about what Filipino consumers can expect regarding the reported Samsung Galaxy Note7 recall

Sotelo speaks at the Samsung's "Noteworthy Affair," the official launch of the Note7 held last August 15 at the Shangri-La at The Fort. File photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler

Samsung to issue global Galaxy Note7 recall – report

Sep 02, 2016 - 10:26 AM

According to a report Samsung will publish details of its investigation into the cause of the alleged tendency of the device to explode while being charged – weeks after its release in several markets

BUMP IN THE ROAD. The sought after phablet has some issues to fix. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler

Samsung Note7 officially launches in PH in grand fashion

Aug 16, 2016 - 9:20 PM

UPDATED The tech giant holds a big event for its big gadget set to arrive in stores in September

TOP-OF-THE-LINE. The flagship device is Samsung's entry to the next round of cutting-edge smartphone tech. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler

Samsung unveils the Galaxy Note7, to launch in PH on August 20

Aug 02, 2016 - 11:23 PM

UPDATED The Galaxy Note7 is set at a P39 990 price point and comes to the Philippines in Onyx Black or Gold Platinum

UNVEILING. DJ Koh shows off the Galaxy Note7 smartphone at an event in New York. Screen shot from Youtube.

Samsung Unpacked to bring Galaxy Note7 unveiling

Jul 14, 2016 - 5:20 PM

The company is showcasing its latest innovations at an event in New York on August 2

SAMSUNG UNPACKED. Samsung's invitation for the Galaxy Note 7 reveal. Image from Samsung.