Wednesday, August 23
How do you recover from one of the most disastrous episodes in consumer electronics history? That’s the challenge Samsung has confronted in the months leading up to today’s announcement of the Galaxy Note 8. Undeterred by the battery catastrophe that led to a complete recall and effective cancellation of the Galaxy Note 7, Samsung just unveiled its successor today.
Thursday, May 25
A video showing how to defeat Samsung's iris scanner has appeared online. It seems almost implausible that this would be enough to get around security that Samsung claims is 100 times more secure than fingerprints.
Thursday, March 02
South Korean prosecutors charged Samsung Group chief Jay Y. Lee with bribery and embezzlement on Tuesday as the top conglomerate announced the dismantling of its corporate strategy office, the latest developments in a graft scandal that has rocked the country.
Friday, February 17
Samsung Group chief Jay Y. Lee was arrested on Friday over his alleged role in a corruption scandal rocking the highest levels of power in South Korea, dealing a fresh blow to the technology giant and standard-bearer for Asia's fourth-largest economy.
Monday, January 16
The vice chairman and billionaire heir apparent of Samsung, Jay Y. Lee, is the latest high-profile figure to be implicated in the presidential corruption scandal that has rocked South Korea.
Sunday, October 23
La compagnie d’aviation nationale Air Mauritius, par voie de communiqué samedi 22 octobre, indique avoir pris la décision d’interdire les phablettes Samsung Galaxy Note 7 sur ses avions.
Tuesday, October 18
Samsung has agreed to acquire Viv, an AI and assistant system co-founded by Dag Kittlaus, Adam Cheyer and Chris Brigham — who created Siri, which was acquired by Apple in 2010. The three left Apple in the years after the acquisition and founded Viv in 2012.
Friday, October 14
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Friday said it expected to take a hit to its operating profit of about US$3 billion over the next two quarters due to the discontinuation of its fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 smartphone.
Thursday, October 13
The Consumer Product Safety Commission issues an official recall notice, and Samsung throws in a $100 credit to encourage people to turn in their phones.
Wednesday, October 12
Samsung just officially ended the Note 7, barely two months after it launched. The full implications for Samsung are yet to be seen, but it's undeniably a huge blow to its mobile reputation.