Samsung: Galaxy Note 7 fires caused by two separate battery issues

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Samsung Electronics today confirmed the cause of its Galaxy Note 7 fires, stating that the crisis stemmed from two separate battery issues. The first round was caused by a flaw in the battery design, which could cause electrodes to bend and eventually allow the positive and negative tabs to come into contact, short circuiting the battery. The second round of batteries, which came from a supplier in Hong Kong, had…
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Samsung holding event to announce cause of Galaxy Note 7 fires

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Samsung Electronics has announced that it will be holding a special event this Sunday, January 22, at which it will announce the results of its investigation into the Galaxy Note 7 fires.

After Note 7 devices began exploding, Samsung filed reports on each incident and took the proper measures in stopping sales and eventually recalling all devices. Since then, the company has been hard at work investigating…
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