http://www.reuters.com/article/us-samsung-elec-smartphones-idUSKCN1161BL http://appleinsider.com/articles/16/08/31/samsung-stops-shipments-of-exploding-galaxy-note-7-phones Absolute craziness. Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Wednesday shipments of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone are being delayed as the firm conducts additional quality control testing for the premium device. "Shipments of the Galaxy Note 7 are being delayed due to additional tests being conducted for product quality," Samsung said in a statement to Reuters. The firm did not elaborate on what it is testing and to what markets shipments are being delayed. Local media reports have said some users of the Galaxy Note 7, which launched in South Korea and other markets earlier this month, have claimed that the battery for their phones exploded.