Samsung promises suppliers compensation for scrapped Galaxy Note7

Samsung on Tuesday told component suppliers that they would receive compensation after the leading smartphone manufacturer ceased production of its Galaxy Note7 model, following cases of the...

US bans Samsung Galaxy Note7 phones from flights

US officials are banning all Samsung Galaxy Note7 phones from all flights amid concerns about the devices catching fire.

Samsung expects huge losses due to scrapping Note7 production

Samsung said Friday it expects massive profit losses through the first quarter of 2017 after pulling the plug on its problem-plagued Galaxy Note 7 smartphone.

Fitch: Samsung risks "long-term brand damage" from phone recall

Samsung faces the prospect of "long-term brand damage" over safety scares plaguing the flagship Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, the ratings agency Fitch said Thursday.

Samsung ends production of flagship Note 7 smartphone

South Korea's Samsung said it will no longer make its flagship Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, following a series of safety scares that have plagued the leading smartphone manufacturer.

Samsung suspends worldwide sales of Galaxy Note7

Samsung on Tuesday suspended global sales of its Galaxy Note7 smartphone with immediate effect and advised users to power the devices down and hand them in, after numerous reports of the phones...

Samsung smartphone crisis deepens as Note 7 production "adjusted"

South Korean tech giant Samsung is changing the production plan for its latest line of high-end smartphones, the company said Monday, as it struggled to contain safety problems that have already...

Samsung buys Siri developers' start-up for own voice assistant

Tech giant Samsung announced Thursday its plan to buy Viv Labs, a start-up founded by the developers of the voice assistant Siri which is used by competitor Apple.

Plane evacuated in US after mobile phone smokes, makes popping noises

A Samsung Note 7 mobile phone overheated and began popping and smoking Wednesday aboard a Southwest Airlines jet just before takeoff, leading to an evacuation, news reports said.

Norwegian premier attempts Pokemon hunt in parliament

Norewgian Prime Minister Erna Solberg said Wednesday she has no regrets over attempting to play the popular mobile phone game Pokemon Go during a parliament session.

Google takes on Apple with launch of new smartphones

Google officially launched its own smartphone on Tuesday in San Francisco, re-starting its challenge to Apple's iPhone.

Samsung's Note 7 phones go back on sale after recall

Samsung's flagship Galaxy Note 7 smartphones went back on sale in South Korea on Saturday, almost a month after the electronics giant was forced to undertake a worldwide recall of the devices due...

China begins operating world's largest radio telescope

The world's largest radio telescope - based in a lush mountainous region of southwest China's Guizhou province - began exploring space in search of extraterrestrial life on Sunday.

Free self-driving taxis launched in Singapore

Hailing a driverless ride in Singapore is now a reality, as a fleet of self-driving "robo-taxis" were Friday allowed out onto public roads in the island nation for the first time.

X-ray checks ordered for Samsung smartphone batteries

Samsung was facing more problems with its newest line of high-end smartphones Thursday, as technology regulators ordered further battery checks.