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HP laptop batteries recalled for overheating

About 70,000 batteries sold with HP laptops are subject to overheating, according to the CPSC. Two have caught on fire, but no injuries are reported.

By May 14, 2009

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Despite smoke-alarm recall, you can probably keep your Nest Protect

Federal agency issues recall of high-tech smoke detector. But most users can address the issue simply by connecting to the Internet.

By May 21, 2014

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Fitbit Force users report roughly 10,000 cases of skin irritation

Itchy skin and rashes? You're not the only one. The activity tracker-maker offers a full refund to all users of the device.

By March 12, 2014

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Google, HP recall Chromebook 11's original charger

The companies offer a free replacement charger to people affected by the recall and resume sales of the laptop featuring an improved charger.

By December 17, 2013

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Vizio TVs recalled over topple-prone stands

The recall extends to 245,000 Vizio E-series TVs sold between late 2013 and mid-2014, sized 39 and 42 inches, because of faulty stands that suffer from "risk of tip over."

By August 7, 2014

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Fitbit Force rash debacle leads to possible class-action lawsuit

After thousands of users report skin irritation from using the health tracker bracelet, some are itching for a lawsuit.

By March 19, 2014

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Fitbit Force had over 10k skin irritation complaints

Fitbit recalled the Force fitness tracker after over 10,000 users reported rashes and skin irritations from the product.

By March 12, 2014

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More HP notebook batteries recalled

Since the original 2009 recall and an expansion last year, more incidents of batteries overheating and resulting in injury or property damage have been reported, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

By May 31, 2011

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CEO defends Nest's un-Googley, ad-free business

The maker of Net-connected thermostats and smoke detectors isn't like its parent company Google when it comes to making money, says Nest CEO and founder Tony Fadell.

By May 22, 2014

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Magnetic Nanoport links phones to accessories, cars, each other

Nano Magnetics thinks smartphone makers will like a magnetic connection technology that will let customers attach speakers, chargers, or storage devices to their phones.

By January 7, 2014