In a press conference on Monday, Samsung finally explained its Galaxy Note 7 disaster. As expected, the underlying cause was the battery design.
Samsung can’t catch a break: After issuing its biggest-ever recall for the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, the firm this past weekend was forced to acknowledge that supposedly-fixed versions of the phone are unsafe as well. So Samsung has temporarily halted production of the device.
Microsoft and Samsung have quietly settled a major contract dispute that threatened Samsung’s use of the Android mobile OS on its smart phones and tablets. The bad news: Absolutely no details about this agreement have been made public. It doesn’t get any terser than this statement: “Microsoft and Samsung have agreed on settlement terms that […]
Samsung denied reports that it would purchase Blackberry and says that it will instead seek to expand an existing partnership with the struggling smartphone maker.