What does killing off the Galaxy Note 7 mean for Samsung?

Oct 11, 2016
The South Korean electronics giant is permanently halting production on the overheating smartphone.
A woman looks at her mobile phone as she rides past an ad for Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 in the Gangnam district of Seoul on Monday. Samsung said Tuesday that it will no longer manufacturer the phone.
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Samsung's reputation on the line

Oct 6, 2016
A new incident involving a Samsung smartphone overheating on an airplane raises questions about the company's global recall of the Galaxy Note 7.
 Several Samsung Galaxy Note 7's lay on a counter in plastic bags after they were returned to a Best Buy on September 15, 2016 in Orem, Utah.
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Recall of Samsung Galaxy Note7 is now official

Sep 15, 2016
Problems with the phones' batteries exploding and catching fire have been known for weeks
DJ Koh, president of mobile communications business at Samsung, holds a Samsung Galaxy Note 7 as he speaks during a launch event for the Samsung Galaxy Note 7.
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Is Samsung about to go up in flames?

Sep 12, 2016
The company recalled 2.5 million Galaxy Note 7s equipped with fire-prone batteries.
A woman walks past billboards of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 and S7 at a mobile phone shop in Seoul on September 12, 2016. Samsung shares plunged on September 12 after the South Korean electronics giant urged global users to stop using its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone due to a spate of exploding batteries that raised alarm around the world. 
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Exploding batteries and more: Samsung's week from hell

Sep 9, 2016
Its global Galaxy Note 7 smartphone recall coincided with Apple's new iPhone launch.
In addition to reports that the Galaxy Note 7's battery can catch fire and explode, the Federal Aviation Administration has warned passengers not to use Samsung's phones in flight or check them in baggage.
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Melting smartphones shed light on lithium-ion batteries

Sep 2, 2016
Samsung is recalling millions of new Galaxy Note 7 smartphones after customers reported catastrophic heat damage. The likely culprit are the batteries.
Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphones are displayed at a Samsung showroom in Seoul. Samsung will suspend sales of its latest high-end smartphone Galaxy Note 7 after reports of exploding batteries, its mobile chief said on September 2. 

 
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Tech Intervention: There's such a thing as too many Ks

Aug 26, 2016
If people aren't buying 4k TVs, why would they go for 8k?
A visitor looks at 4K SUHD curved TVs at the Samsung stand during a press day at the 2015 IFA consumer electronics and appliances trade fair in Berlin.
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