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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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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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Pilot reports of close calls with drones rise enormously

The FAA says that pilots are now seeing drones at ever higher altitudes. One pilot, though, says it's all "much ado about nothing."

By August 13, 2015

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Nvidia Shield recall impacts 'vast majority' of tablets it sold, CEO says

Jen-Hsun Huang also says even with low sales of the tablet so far, Nvidia's in the hardware market for the long haul.

By August 6, 2015

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Man shoots down drone hovering over house

A Kentucky man thinks it's unacceptable when a drone floats over his property. So he shoots it down. Then the drone's owners come calling.

By July 30, 2015

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Robot solves classic logic puzzle, exhibits self-awareness (Tomorrow Daily 211)

A lab in New York put three cute robots to the test, and one robot reasoned the correct answer, marking a small but significant point in true artificial intelligence development.

By July 20, 2015