BEIJING: A supplier to Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Monday that its battery does not appear to have caused a Galaxy Note 7 smartphone to ignite in China, after Chinese media reported one of the handsets caught fire.
SYDNEY: The Samsung Galaxy Note 7’s battery explosions continue to haunt users keeping this expensive gadget. In the latest incident, the cellphone battery spontaneously exploded reportedly racking up more than $1,800 AUD (£1,030) worth of damages in a man’s hotel room.
SEOUL: Samsung said Friday it would suspend sales of its latest flagship smartphone Galaxy Note 7 as reports of exploding batteries threatened to damage the reputation of the South Korean electronics giant.
WASHINGTON: Donald Trump’s presidential campaign manager was arrested and charged with battery Tuesday for allegedly grabbing a reporter, in a dramatic new illustration of the tensions surrounding the Republican frontrunner’s White House bid.
PARIS: Scientists said Tuesday they have for the first time looked inside an overheating lithium-ion battery, using sophisticated X-ray imaging to identify ways to make the ubiquitous technology safer.
LONDON: U.S. scientists said they have invented a cheap, long-lasting and flexible battery made of aluminum for use in smartphones that can be charged in as little as one minute.
SAN FRANCISCO: A year and a half ago, Apple Inc (AAPL.O) had applied for just eight patents related to auto batteries. Recently, it has hired a bevy of engineers, just one of whom had already filed for 17 in his former career, according to a Thomson Reuters analysis.