Samsung reportedly just stopped production on the Galaxy Note 7 after reports they keep exploding

A reveller blows fire to celebrate Lunar New Year at Manila’s Chinatown February 19, 2015. The Chinese Lunar New Year on February 19 will welcome the Year of the Sheep (also known as the Year of the Goat or Ram).
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Samsung has temporarily halted production of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, reports South Korean news agency Yonhap, citing a source.

In September, Samsung was forced to issue a global recall of Note 7 devices amid dozens of reports that a faulty battery was causing them to explode. Over the past several days, five different reports have indicated that the replacement Note 7 devices were plagued by the same problem.

In the wake of the reports of Galaxy Note 7 devices catching fire, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon are making exceptions to their exchange policiesand letting people return their replacement phones for different devices.

Samsung did not immediately respond to a request for comment.