Recalls

Tesla Voluntarily Recalls 53,000 Cars

A small gear in the electric parking brakes can fail, meaning cars get stuck in park.

Matthew Humphries

This Company Uses Machine Learning to Find Owners of Recalled Cars

Recall Masters was founded by a veteran programmer with $500,000 of his own money. Now it's seeking a valuation of more than $40 million.

Samsung Blames Bad Batteries for Galaxy Note 7 Disaster

The first battery was faulty, but so was its replacement.

Matthew Humphries

Samsung Will Issue an Update to Disable All Galaxy Note 7 Handsets in the U.S.

Verizon will not roll out Samsung's update, but AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile will.

Matthew Humphries

The Galaxy Note 7 Recall Didn't Damage Samsung's Brand in the U.S.

A recent survey revealed that people are still willing to purchase Samsung products after its global scandal of exploding phones.

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Samsung Recalls 2.8 Million Washing Machines in U.S. Over Injury Risk

The recall involves 34 models of top-load washing machines made between March 2011 and November 2016 and costing $450 to $1,500.

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Samsung Is Looking at Ways to Limit the Environmental Impact of the Note 7 Recall

The remarks come after environmental group Greenpeace issued a statement earlier this week demanding the world's top smartphone maker find a way to reuse rare materials in the discontinued smartphones that Samsung is taking back.

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Samsung CEO: 'We Have a Long History of Overcoming Crises'

'Let us use this crisis as a chance to make another leap by re-examining and thoroughly improving how we work, how we think about innovation and our perspective of our customers.'

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Samsung Faces Potential Class Action in U.S. Over Note 7

The world's top smartphone maker last week permanently ended sales of the fire-prone Note 7 smartphone less than two months after its launch.

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Samsung Flags $5.3 Billion Profit Hit From Note 7 Failure

The premium device that was meant to compete with the latest iPhones at the top end of the smartphone market had to be scrapped earlier this week.

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Samsung Offers Financial Incentives to Stem Note 7 Bleeding

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said on Thursday the Note 7's 'battery can overheat and catch fire, posing serious fire and burn hazard to consumers.'

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Note 7 Fiasco Could Burn a $17 Billion Hole in Samsung

The firm received 92 reports of batteries overheating in the United States, including 26 reports of burns and 55 reports of property damage.

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