Samsung Electronics Announces Cause of Galaxy Note7 Incidents in Press Conference

Samsung;

Following several months of in-depth investigations, Samsung Electronics today announced the cause of the Note7 incidents and measures to prevent a recurrence during a press conference held in Seoul, Korea. DJ Koh, President of Mobile Communications Business, Samsung Electronics, shared detailed results of the investigation and expressed his sincere apology and gratitude to Galaxy Note7 customers, mobile operators, retail and distribution partners and business partners for their patience and continued support.

It’s basically what Anna Shedletsky of Instrumental Inc., published two months ago.

SPH’s media profit crashed by half quarter-on-quarter

Terence Lee, writing for Tech in Asia;

Singapore Press Holdings, Singapore’s largest newspaper publisher, continues to struggle in the online world. Its quarterly media profit before taxation fell from US$43 million to US$23 million, a 47 percent decline from Q1 2016 to Q1 2017.

That’s one big decline and since Singapore is practically the startup/tech hub in Southeast Asia, I think it’s about time to think like a startup as well.

Twitter to shutdown Twitter Dashboard

Twitter Dashboard is a free tool to help businesses schedule Tweets, get valuable insights, and engage with their customers and community.

The year that was: Top business and tech news that rocked the Philippines in 2016

Lyra Reyes, writing for e27;

The year 2016 was a big one for the Philippines. After a short period of stability (relatively, at least by Philippine standards), the year that was has been volatile at worst and shaky at best. For Filipinos, it seemed that 2016 was a year of extremes – ecstatically good news or hideously bad news.

(Almost) All the 2016 tech news in the Philippines!!