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Inside Samsung's office: Staff tense, nerves jangle over Note 7 crisis

Some Samsung workers said there were already rumours circulating internally about which executives might be ousted

Reuters  |  Seoul 

The next few weeks are traditionally a tense time at Samsung Electronics Co as executives wait to see if their work over the year is rewarded with promotion at the South Korean firm's annual performance review. This year, that tension has been ramped up several notches as the year-end ritual comes on the heels of the debacle over Samsung's flagship Galaxy Note 7 smartphone. The world's top smartphone maker this month pulled the plug on the near-$900 device after phones overheated and caught fire. With some replacement phones suffering the same problem, Samsung ...

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First Published: Wed, October 19 2016. 17:10 IST