Samsung profit leap despite 'galactic explosion' - Deutsche Welle

Samsung Electronics has reported a steep rise in both operating profit and net earnings for the final quarter of last year. The strong results came as the firm battled with the aftermath of its Galaxy Note 7 disaster. Samsung HQ (Getty Images/AFP/E ...

CPSC: Risk of Fire Is Real, And We Really Need To Modernize The Standards For Lithium-Ion Batteries - Consumerist

You're probably within the explosion radius of at least once device containing a rechargeable lithium-ion battery right now, maybe even holding it on your lap or close to your face. Elliot Kaye, chairman of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission ...

CPSC urges better battery safety after Samsung's Note 7 fiasco - CNET

Samsung took the right steps in figuring out what went wrong with the Galaxy Note 7, the top US safety agency said Tuesday as it called for the rest of the industry to set better safety standards for batteries. Elliot Kaye, chairman of the US Consumer ...

A new leak just revealed pretty much everything about Samsung's next big smartphone, the Galaxy S8 - Business Insider

Citing "well-placed" sources, The Guardian just unleashed several details about Samsung's next big smartphone, the Galaxy S8, that reinforce the majority of rumors surrounding Samsung's upcoming flagship smartphone. Check out the latest report on what ...

Samsung Galaxy S8 to have bigger 'infinity' display, insiders say - The Guardian

The Galaxy S8 will be announced in late March and go on sale around 21 April. Photograph: Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images. Samsung. Samsung Galaxy S8 to have bigger 'infinity' display, insiders say. Sources speaking exclusively to the Guardian reveal ...

Samsung Galaxy S8 to feature 'infinity' display - Irish Examiner

The Samsung Galaxy S8 is expected to feature an almost bezel-less 'infinity' display covering the majority of the front of the device. Samsung Galaxy S8 to feature. The Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphone will be available in two different sizes and feature ...

Samsung Galaxy S8 is coming in April, and its (partially) dragging LG G6 with it - Mashable

Samsung dropped a bombshell on Monday, officially confirming that its new flagship, the Galaxy S8, will not launch during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next month. But if not then, when? With the Note7 being dead and gone for a few months now ...

Galaxy S8 announcement set for late March - Yahoo News

Samsung this week revealed what caused the Galaxy Note 7 explosions that eventually led to a global recall, saying that one of the immediate side effects of the battery disaster is the Galaxy S8's launch delay. The phone was expected to arrive at MWC ...

Galaxy S8 doesn't even exist yet, but it already dealt a huge blow to LG's G6 - BGR

The Samsung vs. Apple battle might be the biggest rivalry in the smartphone business, but Samsung and LG are also fierce competitors. Both companies are expected to come out with hot new Android phones in the near future, and while the Galaxy S8 ...

Samsung Blames Galaxy Note 7 Overheating on Problems at Suppliers - Wall Street Journal

SEOUL—Samsung Electronics Co. blamed the overheating of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones on manufacturing and design problems but acknowledged that it hadn't determined the “root cause” of the failure, in the company's most comprehensive attempt to ...

Samsung earnings soar in Q4 despite unprecedented Note 7 recall - Yahoo News

If one year for humans is the equivalent of roughly seven years for a dog, how quickly does a smartphone age in a year? Power users and tech enthusiasts often keep a smartphone for only one year before upgrading to a new device, so their phones age ...

Samsung Profits Jump 50 Percent Despite Turmoil - Newsweek

Samsung on Tuesday said it expects profit growth in 2017 despite challenges arising from political uncertainty, after record chip earnings glossed over the Note 7 smartphone fiasco in the fourth quarter. The South Korean tech giant and Apple rival is ...

The Galaxy Note 7 Explosion Findings Could Change How Samsung Makes Smartphones - Fast Company

Samsung pushed the limits of lithium-ion batteries too far. This could change the timing and design of its future phones. The Galaxy Note 7 Explosion Findings Could Change How Samsung Makes Smartphones. Koh Dong-jin, president of mobile ...

Samsung's profits soared in 2016 but its exploding Note 7s hit mobile sales hard - Wired.co.uk

Despite exploding phones and corruption scandals, Samsung has reported its highest profit jump for three years. ADVERTISEMENT. The tech giant made an operating profit of 9.22 trillion won (£6.32 billion) on total revenue of 53.3 trillion won (£3.56 bn ...

Galaxy Note7's battery fiasco won't soon be forgotten - Computerworld

Victims who were burned by Samsung Galaxy Note7 devices that overheated or exploded won't soon forget, but Samsung clearly wants to move beyond the disaster and the recall of all 3 million of its Note7 smartphones. After months of investigations, the ...

Samsung is making huge profits as Note 7 crisis fades - CNNMoney

Samsung has emerged from the ashes of the Galaxy Note 7 debacle in pretty good shape. The South Korean tech giant reported quarterly profit of 9.2 trillion won ($7.9 billion) on Tuesday, up 50% from a year earlier to its highest level in three years.

Samsung has 'first dibs' on Snapdragon 835 chips for the Galaxy S8 - www.theinquirer.net

SAMSUNG IS REPORTEDLY HOARDING the first batch of Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chips, leaving rivals with last year's Snapdragon 821. So says a report at Forbes, which has heard from "industry insiders in Asia" that the Snapdragon 835 won't be ...

(LEAD) Samsung SDI suffers Q4 operating loss over Galaxy Note 7 woes - Yonhap News

SEOUL, Jan. 24 (Yonhap) -- Samsung SDI Co., a maker of electric car batteries, said Tuesday it posted an operating loss for the fourth quarter of last year, hit by the global recall of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphones. Samsung SDI, believed to be a ...

Samsung shrugs off exploding Galaxy Note 7 debacle as profits rocket - The National

Samsung Electronics has reported a 50 per cent jump in fourth-quarter profits despite the humiliating Galaxy Note 7 recall that hammered the reputation of the world's largest smartphone maker. The South Korean tech multinational took another blow when ...

Samsung: Why is it doing so well despite Galaxy Note 7 fiasco? - BBC News

Samsung Electronics saw profits surge 50% in the last three months of 2016, despite the Note 7 phone fiasco. The 9.2 trillion won ($7.2bn; £5.8bn) quarterly profit is the South Korean firm's highest since 2013. In October, the smartphone maker had to ...