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05.21.09
HTC Touch Pro battery goes rogue, lights up an otherwise fine pair of pants
05.21.09

HTC Touch Pro battery goes rogue, lights up an otherwise fine pair of pants

Just a note to everyone who carries around a spare smartphone Li-ion in their rear pocket: buy thic...

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02.10.09
Exploding cellphone battery that killed Chinese man was actually a gun
02.10.09

Exploding cellphone battery that killed Chinese man was actually a gun

While some of the details still seem to be up in the air at the moment, it looks like that explodin...

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02.10.09
Exploding cellphone battery that killed Chinese man was actually a gun
02.10.09

Exploding cellphone battery that killed Chinese man was actually a gun

While some of the details still seem to be up in the air at the moment, it looks like that explodin...

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08.19.08
Japan investigates exploding first generation iPod nanos, again (update: issues consumer warning)
08.19.08

Japan investigates exploding first generation iPod nanos, again (update: issues consumer warning)

Look, it's pretty clear that the lithium-ion battery in the first generation iPod nano has the pote...

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01.28.08
Ghana man killed by exploding handset?
01.28.08

Ghana man killed by exploding handset?

Truth be told, we aren't exactly inclined to believe this here article is entirely accurate, but ne...

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11.30.07
IBM sues Shentech for selling volatile counterfeit batteries
11.30.07

IBM sues Shentech for selling volatile counterfeit batteries

It's not like ThinkPads have been immune to the notorious overheating battery issue, but a fiery inc...

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09.03.07
Non-recalled Nokia phone battery explodes, injures woman
09.03.07

Non-recalled Nokia phone battery explodes, injures woman

While Nokia and Matsushita were busying settling the disputes that arose when the phone maker had to...

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08.17.07
Japanese government orders Nokia to report on overheating batteries
08.17.07

Japanese government orders Nokia to report on overheating batteries

The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry has ordered Nokia's Japan unit to "report by next Friday...

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08.14.07
Nokia-branded batteries at risk of overheating -- 46 million devices affected
08.14.07

Nokia-branded batteries at risk of overheating -- 46 million devices affected

Here we go again kids. After all those notorious fires related to the batteries used by the world's...

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