A customer browses a web page showing a fire-damaged Samsung Note 7 mobile phone, on a similar device, at a Samsung store. Photo: AFP

Safety takes back seat in the rush to roll out ever newer gadgets

The fiasco over Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 smartphone reveals that pushing too far, too fast, without regard for exhaustive testing, is dangerous

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A customer browses a web page showing a fire-damaged Samsung Note 7 mobile phone, on a similar device, at a Samsung store. Photo: AFP
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