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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

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

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

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

Jokowi on Mary Jane, Official Gazette, China and Russia | 6PM wRap

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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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

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

Duterte vs De Lima, war on drugs, Samsung Note7 | 6PM wRap

Sep 02, 2016 - 7:52 PM

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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