Independent experts found batteries to be at fault in the case of burned-up smart phones. The debacle of Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 dashed dreams for the South Korean company to become the market leader.
German premium car manufacturer BMW has announced it will spend hundreds of millions of euros on a new battery cell competence center. The company wants to have more options should e-cars hit the mass market.
Samsung has released the findings of an extensive investigation into why its flagship device was suddenly catching fire. The world's leading smartphone maker said battery design and manufacture were to blame.
Tech giant Samsung Electronics has announced plans to sell refurbished versions of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones - the very devices that were pulled from markets completely due to fire-prone batteries.
Samsung's new Galaxy S8 smartphone has gone on sale in a small number of markets, including South Korea. Analysts expect the device to become a major challenge to Apple's iPhone as pre-orders have soared.
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