Jay Y. Lee, vice chairman of Samsung, arrives at the Seoul Central District Court on January 18. A judge said there wasn't enough evidence for his arrest on bribery charges. Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images hide caption

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J.Y. Lee, vice chairman of Samsung Electronics, arrives at the office of the independent counsel last Thursday in Seoul, South Korea. Prosecutors are now seeking an arrest warrant for Lee. Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images hide caption

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Arrest Warrant Sought For Samsung Heir In S. Korean Presidential Bribery Scandal

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Product safety field staff send damaged products, such as this burnt battery pack from a defective electric scooter, to the government testing lab in Rockville, Md. Raquel Zaldivar/NPR hide caption

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As Batteries Keep Catching Fire, U.S. Safety Agency Prepares For Change

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Samsung is recalling nearly 3 million top-load washers — but not front-load machines — following reports of excessive vibration that could cause the lids to blow off. David Becker/Getty Images hide caption

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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 was a unique, critically acclaimed phone before the company had to recall every unit, including those issued as allegedly safer replacements, over risks of smoke, fire and explosions. Lee Jin-man/AP hide caption

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A woman walks past an ad for the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone at the company's flagship store in Seoul. SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg/Getty Images hide caption

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In S. Korea, Samsung's Recall Troubles Come At An Already Crucial Moment

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Workers wash a window at a Samsung shop in Seoul, South Korea, on Wednesday as the corporation works out how to clean up its sullied reputation. Ahn Young-joon/AP hide caption

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Samsung says it is discontinuing production of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 after reports that its batteries overheat and catch fire. The U.S. government recommends powering down and not using the device even if it is a replacement phone. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 is demonstrated in New York on July 28. All owners of the new smartphone have been urged to exchange the device after reports of phones' exploding or catching fire. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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The Galaxy Note 7 — shown at the IFA electronics trade fair in Berlin on Wednesday — is waterproof, as this demonstration was designed to highlight. But it turns out users might have another reason to drop it in water: Several dozen users have seen their phones catch fire, or even explode. Tobias Schwarz/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Samsung Recalls Galaxy Note 7 Over Exploding, Burning Batteries

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Samsung is the largest employer and premier place to work in South Korea. Jung Yeon-je/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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To The List Of High-Stakes Tests In Korea, Add The Samsung SAT

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An attendant wearing an Oculus Rift virtual reality headset demonstrates a glove with a Yamaha Corp. rubber-like sensor at the Wearable Expo in Tokyo, on Jan. 13. Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Oculus Rift Launch Makes A Splash. Will It Lead A Wave Of VR Tech?

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