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Fire breaks out at Chinese factory that makes Samsung Note 7 batteries

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Draconian Guppy    13,037

 

 Probably unrelated to batterie, still...

 

fire broke out in a Chinese factory that makes batteries for Samsung’s explosion-prone Galaxy Note 7 smartphones on Wednesday morning.

Samsung SDI Co., a supplier of batteries to the Galaxy Note 7, said a “minor fire” broke out in the plant in suburban Tianjin’s Wuqing district but was quickly put out.

No one was injured in the incident, news portal Sina.com.cn reported.

 

http://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/2069166/fire-breaks-out-chinese-factory-makes-samsung-note-7-batteries

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DConnell    6,583

Samsung remains the hottest tech company out there. :rofl:

 

(And no, the joke has not gotten old. As long as reports like this about Samsung continue to explode into the headlines and burn up the news feeds, the joke will keep being rekindled.)

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Draconian Guppy    13,037
4 minutes ago, DConnell said:

Samsung remains the hottest tech company out there. :rofl:

 

(And no, the joke has not gotten old. As long as reports like this about Samsung continue to explode into the headlines and burn up the news feeds, the joke will keep being rekindled.)

I knew someone would find it funneh as me ! :p

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DConnell    6,583
Just now, Draconian Guppy said:

I knew someone would find it funneh as me !

You'd think Samsung's marketing department would try to find ways to prevent more fuel being added to the fire ... :p

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The Evil Overlord    18,442
36 minutes ago, DConnell said:

You'd think Samsung's marketing department would try to find ways to prevent more fuel being added to the fire ... :p

But then there wouldn't be an explosion of Samsung News

Hell, it would all fizzle out and then Samsung's Dynamite new phones would get less attention than they deserve :p

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DConnell    6,583
5 minutes ago, The Evil Overlord said:

But then there wouldn't be an explosion of Samsung News

Hell, it would all fizzle out and then Samsung's Dynamite new phones would get less attention than they deserve :p

True, and we know Samsung wants their products to be hotter than the competition.

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Draconian Guppy    13,037

well, bad news is better than no news I guess?

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DConnell    6,583
Just now, Draconian Guppy said:

well, bad news is better than no news I guess?

Who knows? Maybe it's just a smokescreen?

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The Evil Overlord    18,442
1 minute ago, Draconian Guppy said:

well, bad news is better than no news I guess?

Or as The Hangman in Blazing Saddles once said

 

No Noose is good Noose :p

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Draconian Guppy    13,037
Just now, DConnell said:

Who knows? Maybe it's just a smokescreen?

A smokescreen to keep the attention off the fire? 

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The Evil Overlord    18,442
4 minutes ago, DConnell said:

Who knows? Maybe it's just a smokescreen?

But then why would they cover it up? That would only blow up in their faces.

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DConnell    6,583
2 minutes ago, The Evil Overlord said:

But then why would they cover it up, that only blows up in their faces

Good point. After the Note 7 fiasco, consumers are on a short fuse!

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The Evil Overlord    18,442
Just now, DConnell said:

Good point. After the Note 7 fiasco, consumers are on a short fuse!

They have good reason to be.

Especially after the lengths Samsung went to, to ensure customers returned their phones.

Hell the whole thing was fuming, not to mention the blast to their reputation

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DConnell    6,583
2 minutes ago, The Evil Overlord said:

They have good reason to be.

Especially after the lengths Samsung went to, to ensure customers returned their phones.

Hell the whole thing was fuming, not to mention the blast to their reputation

Samsung is pretty much walking on hot coals, trying to prevent customers from going ballistic.

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The Evil Overlord    18,442
Just now, DConnell said:

Samsung is pretty much walking on hot coals, trying to prevent customers from going ballistic.

I'm sure they'll recover, they're a huge electronics company with many divisions, one bad egg model in their phones hasn't exactly demolished their operations

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DConnell    6,583
1 minute ago, The Evil Overlord said:

I'm sure they'll recover, they're a huge electronics company with many divisions, one bad egg model in their phones hasn't exactly demolished their operations

True. They haven't totally burned their bridges yet.

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The Evil Overlord    18,442
1 minute ago, DConnell said:

True. They haven't totally burned their bridges yet.

They just need to make sure they keep their elements in check

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