Lithium battery failure wipes out DARPA robot at NASA
Serves as a reminder to us all that we should probably read up on fire safety.
NYT: Samsung engineers can't replicate Galaxy Note 7 problems
The manufacturer doesn't seem to know why its phones keep catching fire.
Samsung ends production of the Galaxy Note 7 for good
The smartphone's name is ruined after two recalls and numerous fires.
Two more Galaxy Note 7 replacements caught fire (update: carrier responses)
The phone's battery might be as unsafe as it was before the recall.
Replacement Note 7 starts smoking on Southwest flight (updated)
The device began smoking after it was turned off.
Sony to begin fixing combustible Vaio Fit laptops in May
It's always sad when a company stumbles during its victory lap, but as Sony looked to gracefully e...
USPS goes postal on lithium ion batteries, refuses to ship smartphones overseas
The USPS has announced that it'll refuse to ship any gear containing lithium ion batteries oversea...
Chevy Volt safe from fire hazard after all, says government
The Chevy Volt isn't prone to catching fire after all, says the National Highway Traffic Safety Adm...
GM to add 'enhancements' to Chevy Volt's battery coolant system, will call back 8,000 cars
In the wake of an NHSTA "formal safety investigation," GM today announced plans to add enhancem...