So that's that.
On Tuesday local time, Samsung halted sales and exchanges of its ill-fated Galaxy Note7 smartphone until further notice.
In a statement, the company cited customer safety as its "top priority." Samsung is investigating reports of ongoing battery problems with replacement Note7 devices, although it has not indicated what could be the cause of the issue.
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There have been at least five alleged incidents where the replacements dangerously overheated and combusted — the very issue they were meant to eliminate.
The U.S. safety watchdog endorsed the decision by Samsung Electronics Co. to suspend sales of its combustible Galaxy Note 7 smartphone on Monday.
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