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An advertisement for the Samsung Electronics Co. Galaxy Note 7 smartphone is displayed in Seoul, South Korea, on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016. Samsung halted sales of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones and asked consumers to stop using the ones they've already purchased, another blow to South Korea's largest company as it struggles with a crisis over exploding batteries. Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg via Getty Images
An advertisement for the Samsung Electronics Co. Galaxy Note 7 smartphone is displayed in Seoul, South Korea, on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016. Samsung halted sales of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones and asked consumers to stop using the ones they've already purchased, another blow to South Korea's largest company as it struggles with a crisis over exploding batteries. Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg via Getty Images

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Samsung blames faulty batteries for exploding Galaxy phones. Doran Myersdorf, founder of battery company StoreDot, says the phone's design is partially to blame.

Is design to blame for Samsung fires?

Samsung blames faulty batteries for exploding Galaxy phones. Doran Myersdorf, founder of battery company StoreDot, says the phone's design is partially to blame.