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electrocution

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Kanye West: Will a paparazzi drone electrocute my daughter?

In a deposition for a lawsuit brought by a paparazzo against him, the next Steve Jobs muses about the effects drones will have on society.

By August 7, 2014

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​Warning over faulty USB chargers after woman electrocuted

Consumers are being warned to stop using non-approved USB chargers after a faulty device was implicated in the death of an Australian woman.

By June 26, 2014

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Apple replacing chargers in UK after iPhone electrocution

Apple will take your knock-off charger off your hands after dodgy power adaptors injured and even killed iPhone owners.

By August 13, 2013

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Man electrocuted while retrieving cell phone on subway tracks

New York's Christopher Street subway station sees the latest fatality to result from someone chasing a dropped cell phone on rail tracks.

By July 16, 2013

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iPhone electrocutes bride-to-be, Galaxy S4 injures teen

A couple of recent incidents have seen damaged smart phones injuring a Swiss teenager and killing a Chinese iPhone owner.

By July 16, 2013

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SunBrite ships slimmer weatherproof outdoor TVs

For people who are really serious about watching TV in the backyard, SunBrite announced two new models today with slimmer profiles, improved cooling and four-figure price tags.

By April 28, 2014

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Teen electrocuted while working on unplugged computer

A 16-year-old is stripping down a family computer, which is unplugged. He dies. An autopsy reveals electrocution burns.

By October 9, 2012

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Robotic arm gives amputee drummer better beats

Georgia Tech's Gil Weinberg has made music-playing robots in the past. Now he's tapped that technology to help a musician likely become the world's first drumming "cyborg."

By March 6, 2014

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HTC One X is latest phone to catch fire while charging

The HTC One X is the latest phone to catch fire while charging, but fortunately the owner was unhurt.

By August 16, 2013

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iPhone-related death in China could be linked to fake charger

The reported electrocution of an iPhone owner in China last week is now said to stem from the use of a faulty third-party charger.

By July 18, 2013