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HP recalls 6M laptop power cords for 'fire and burn hazard'

Those power cords that connect to Compaq notebooks, mini notebook computers, and certain accessories can overheat and cause burns or property damage.

By August 26, 2014


Lenovo recalls ThinkPad batteries due to "burn hazard"

Lenovo has issued an Australian product recall for a number of ThinkPad notebooks due to a problem with overheating batteries.

By March 31, 2014


Best Buy recalls MacBook Pro replacement batteries due to 'burn hazards'

With reports of 13 battery fires and one injury, the big-box retailer is recalling around 5,100 replacement batteries for the Apple laptops.

By June 19, 2013


Earth in crossfire on NASA hazardous asteroid map

Earth is near the center of a tangled mass of potentially hazardous asteroids. But there's little to worry about.

By August 13, 2013


Carbon nanotube pencil points to hazardous gases

MIT boffins create a new type of pencil lead that can draw hazardous-gas-detecting sensors on paper. Just don't bring it to the SAT.

By October 10, 2012


Fisker fire-hazard recall snags 19 more cars

Fisker Automotive recalls more 2012 Karmas due to an installation defect in the battery compartment.

By June 5, 2012


Why headphones are hazardous to your health

No, not because of ear damage. A new study finds that serious injuries to headphone-using pedestrians have more than tripled since 2004.

By January 18, 2012


Update to Trapster lets Android users vet road hazards

Trapster adds the ability to vote on the validity of reported road hazards with a simple thumbs-up and thumbs-down system.

By July 27, 2011


Ferrari 458 Italia recalled due to fire hazard

The Ferrari 458 Italia is so hot right now. It's so hot in fact that the company's had to issue a global recall due to the 200mph supercar's propensity to burst into flames.

4 Images By September 2, 2010


Sony recalls Vaio AC adapters due to shock hazard

Company is recalling 69,000 VGP-AC19V17 adapters, saying their insulation can fail over time, causing a shock hazard. No injuries have been reported.

By October 28, 2009