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Diversion for six hours on Markhiya Street

Diversion for six hours on Markhiya Street

A temporary diversion will be in place on three lanes for the one km distance between Dahl Al Hamam and Lejbailat Junction on Al Markhiya Street starting from Friday midnight to 6 am Saturday.

Samsung sends fireproof packaging for Note 7 returns

Samsung sends fireproof packaging for Note 7 returns

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said it was sending fireproof packaging and gloves to customers who bought the Galaxy Note 7 phone on its website, so they could safely return the devices ...

Britain's Royal Mail bans delivery of Galaxy Note 7

Britain's Royal Mail bans delivery of Galaxy Note 7

Royal Mail Plc, operator of Britain's main postal service, has banned the delivery of Samsung Electronics Co's Galaxy Note 7 smartphones through its network for safety reasons.

Samsung slashes Q3 profit estimate by a third

Samsung slashes Q3 profit estimate by a third

Samsung Electronics Co slashed its quarterly profit estimate by a third on Wednesday, soaking up a $2.3 billion hit from ditching its flagship smartphone in what could be one of the costliest product safety failures in tech history.

Samsung announces total halt to Note 7 production

Samsung announces total halt to Note 7 production

Samsung on Tuesday announced a total halt to production of its troubled Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, citing continued safety concerns over the device exploding.

Samsung halts Note 7 production after new fire scare

Samsung halts Note 7 production after new fire scare

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd has suspended production of its flagship Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, a source said on Monday, after reports of fires in replacement devices added to the tech giant's worst ever recall crisis.

Samsung phone emits smoke on Indian airline flight

Samsung phone emits smoke on Indian airline flight

A Samsung Electronics smartphone stored in an overhead baggage compartment on an Indian plane emitted smoke in mid-flight on Friday, India's aviation regulator said, but there was no damage and the aircraft landed safely.

Replacement Programme for Samsung Galaxy Note 7

Replacement Programme for Samsung Galaxy Note 7

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC), in collaboration with Samsung, has announced the launch of the Replacement Programme for Samsung Galaxy Note 7.

Exploding phone battery: Samsung begins S.Korea exchange

Exploding phone battery: Samsung begins S.Korea exchange

Samsung rolled out replacements for Galaxy Note 7s plagued by exploding batteries in South Korea on Monday, but only a handful of customers appeared to have taken the opportunity to swap their handsets.

Samsung limits Note 7 battery charging to prevent overheating

Samsung limits Note 7 battery charging to prevent overheating

Samsung said Wednesday it would limit recharging of the batteries of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones to lower the risk of explosions in a measure ...

Qatar Airways bans Galaxy Note 7 as 'checked baggage'

Qatar Airways bans Galaxy Note 7 as 'checked baggage'

Qatar Airways has imposed restrictions on Samsung Galaxy Note 7 as a “device in checked baggage” following the recall of the personal electronic device, which are prone to catch fire.

Galaxy Note 7 smartphones banned on UAE airlines

Galaxy Note 7 smartphones banned on UAE airlines

The United Arab Emirates on Saturday banned passengers from using Samsung's new Galaxy Note 7 smartphones on board the country's airlines, following a recall of the devices because of a battery fire hazard.