Samsung, pension fund raided as South Korean probe widens

Nov 23, 2016

Samsung, pension fund raided as South Korean probe widens

South Korean prosecutors investigating a corruption scandal surrounding the country’s president and her friend raided on Wednesday a unit of the country’s largest business group, Samsung, and the national pension fund, as public outrage grows over Samsung’s alleged link with the scandal. Officials at ...

Samsung's latest invention: a fireproof box for Note 7 returns

Oct 13, 2016

Samsung's latest invention: a fireproof box for Note 7 returns

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd is sending fireproof boxes and protective gloves to customers returning potentially explosive Galaxy Note 7 phones, sparking a firestorm of humor on social media about the new twist in the recall scandal. The company has permanently halted production of its ...

Samsung brand mystique at risk after death of Note 7 smartphone

| Oct 12, 2016

Samsung brand mystique at risk after death of Note 7 smartphone

Samsung Electronics Co. is corporate royalty in South Korea. It’s also a company recognized for its marketing smarts and engineering savvy worldwide, so much so that consulting firm Interbrand ranked it as the world’s seventh-most valuable in its 2016 survey, ahead of Amazon and ...