Samsung should cut its losses by amputating the Note 7

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This summer, Samsung suffered the worst calamity that could befall the manufacturer of a mass market device with millions of shipments: a hardware defect serious enough to force the recall of all Galaxy Note 7 handsets. This summer. It was August when rumors of exploding Galaxy Notes started spreading and early September when Samsung reacted, but here we are a week into October and the drama still hasn’t subsided. What was originally a misfortune has turned into Samsung’s own self-harming farce.

Time to admit defeat

It’s time for Samsung to admit defeat with this permanently tainted device and move on. It should stop selling the ill-fated Note 7 and focus on making the rest of its lineup the best that it can be.

Here’s the thing that…

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