Tag Archives: Replacements

Cobo struggles to find winter replacements for auto show

Only one major event so far is moving into the newly available months created by the North American International Auto Show’s move to June, but Cobo Center’s manager is optimistic. “If I’m being honest, it was a great benefit to us to have the auto show during less-attractive months with regards to weather and season,” said Claude Molinari, Cobo’s general manager. “We’re trying ... Read More »

Carriers Halt Sales of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Replacements Over Safety Concerns

Samsung suffered another blow in its effort to move past a crisis over exploding smartphone batteries, as customers reported problems with replacement devices and the company was forced to halt production of the Galaxy Note 7 phones. Samsung has temporarily stopped making the high-end phones, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said Monday, asking not to be identified ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Officially Recalled in US; Replacements Due September 21

The US Consumer Product Safety Commission on Thursday announced a recall of around one million Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones plagued by incidents of batteries bursting into flames. The move by the US safety agency formalizes the recall underway in 10 countries after reports of faulty batteries that caused some handsets to explode during charging. Samsung meanwhile announced replacements for ... Read More »