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Hoverboards can be fun but also a serious fire hazard

At CES 2016, Bill Detwiler cracks open a self-balancing scooter, explores the hardware inside, and explains why they can pose a serious fire hazard.

By January 8, 2016

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Nvidia recalls 88,000 Shield tablets over possible fire hazard

The 8-inch Shield tablets sold between July 2014 and July 2015 are at risk of overheating, the company says.

By July 31, 2015

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Russian government issues guide to avoiding hazardous selfies

Technically Incorrect: It may seem like common sense not to stray too near an approaching train while taking a selfie. Sadly, this doesn't appear to be the case.

By July 7, 2015

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Cree recalls tube LEDs, citing safety concerns

The North Carolina-based lighting manufacturer cited a fire risk as the reason behind a recall of about 700,000 LEDs designed to replace fluorescent tube lighting.

By June 4, 2015

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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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What scuttled Google's barge plans? The fire hazard

For a while, the mystery of the Google barges kept the buzz afloat. But then the Coast Guard took a closer look inside.

By November 7, 2014

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Here's a hoverboard that 'probably' won't explode

Repair website iFixit tears apart a Swagway and its charger and is pleasantly surprised.

By January 27, 2016

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Rev your engine, face a four-figure fine

Well-heeled UK auto enthusiasts are being forced to cut down on the showmanship, which has been bothering neighbors and creating a safety hazard.

By December 11, 2015

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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