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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

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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

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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

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Unmanned rocket bound for International Space Station explodes

An Orbital Sciences Corp. rocket laden with supplies for the ISS suffers a fiery first-stage engine failure before falling and exploding at a NASA flight facility.

By October 28, 2014

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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

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This smart battery warns you before catching fire

Stanford University scientists have developed a lithium-ion battery that warns users long before it overheats and explodes.

By October 14, 2014

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FAA opens the door for moviemaking drones

Drones may not seem so unusual nowadays, but they're still generally illegal for US companies to use. The Federal Aviation Administration just opened the door a significant crack, though.

By September 25, 2014

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Too-hot tech: Overheating Surface Pro 3, HP cord recall

Hewlett-Packard recalls more than 6 million defective power cords, Microsoft promises a fix for overheating Surface Pro 3 tablets, and Square Cash sends money over text messages.

By August 27, 2014

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Lego's deal with Shell drilled by well-oiled Greenpeace campaign

Averse to Lego's partnership with Shell, the environmental group posts a slick flick online that will make children's stomachs feel queasy.

By July 12, 2014

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Why CNET compiles cell phone radiation charts

The debate over whether mobile phones pose a danger to your health may never be resolved, but CNET will continue to follow the issue.

By June 13, 2014