By BetaNews Staff, BetaNews
August 16, 2006, 12:07 PM
The Consumer Safety Product Commission made overtures Tuesday that it may expand the battery recall past Dell laptops, as it said it was investigating all laptop batteries produced by Sony. The company's batteries also appear in laptops produced by Hewlett Packard, Apple and Lenovo. The agency is not saying that there is a danger to owners of non-Dell laptops with Sony batteries just yet, but it wanted to ensure they do not pose a safety risk elsewhere.
Microsoft patch can cause IE trouble
"Microsoft has identified an issue with the security update MS06-042," the company said in a statement Tuesday. It plans to re-release the bulletin and patch on Aug. 22 for all affected users."