Samsung to resume S. Korea sales of new Note 7 phones

Samsung said Thursday it would resume sales of new Galaxy Note 7 smartphones in South Korea this week, hoping to turn the page on the troubled device after an ongoing global recall prompted by battery explosions.

Samsung eyes fix after complaints of 'exploding' washers

Samsung is in discussions about "potential safety issues" concerning some of its washing machines after a class-action lawsuit complained the appliances were exploding, the company said Wednesday.

South Korea orders more checks on Galaxy Note 7 batteries

Samsung Electronics on Thursday was ordered to carry out more safety checks of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones before they go back on sale following an unprecedented global recall after defective batteries caused some of the ...

Meeting demand for 'natural' vanilla calls for creativity

In recent years, consumers have increasingly been looking for "natural" ingredients in their food products. But when it comes to one of the world's most popular flavors, vanilla, meeting that demand has been difficult. So ...

The sharing economy's effect on business

Collaborative consumption is an expanding economic force in our country and globally, with consumers sharing everything from cars, bicycles and even agricultural equipment. It happens quickly and efficiently, with a simple ...

Samsung shares plunge over smartphone explosion debacle

Samsung shares plunged Monday after the South Korean electronics giant urged global consumers to stop using its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone due to a spate of exploding batteries that raised alarm around the world.

Emirates bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on its planes

Civil aviation authorities in the Emirates have banned the use of Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 on all its national carriers because of the risk of batteries exploding in the "phablet" smartphone.

EU orders Apple to pay up to 13B euros in back taxes

Apple has to pay up to 13 billion euros ($14.5 billion)—plus billions more in interest—in back taxes to Ireland after the European Union found Tuesday that the U.S. technology giant contributed almost no tax across the ...

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