Samsung recalls 2.5 million phones because of battery fires

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The Galaxy Note 7 smartphone got rave reviews when it debuted in August as Samsung's answer to Apple's latest iPhone. Now, Samsung's being forced to do damage-control. It's recalling 2.5 million Galaxy Note 7s because of batteries that have caught fire or exploded. Ian Sherr, Executive Editor at CNET, says the magnitude of the recall shows how seriously Samsung is taking the issue.

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Ian Sherr - CNET News - @iansherr

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Warren Olney

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