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11.13.2014 - Panasonic Toughbook Battery Recall

View Alert related news. Due to a manufacturing condition, battery packs included with our Tablet-PC CF-H2 series manufactured from June, 2011 through September, 2013 and those sold separately or as a result of servicing may heat up abnormally and ignite in rare instance.
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03.26.2014 - LinkedIn updates their Privacy Policy and User Agreement

View Alert related news. Attention users of LinkedIn has updated their Privacy Policy and User Agreement. Be sure to review both carefully. If you do not want to receive LinkedIn ads on third-party sites, you can opt out. You can opt out of LinkedIn's collection of plugin impressions anytime. You may opt out of providing information to third-party developers through your connections by accessing the “Turn on/off data sharing with third-party applications” control in the “Groups, Companies, and Applications” tab under settings.
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10.03.2013 - Schneider Electric Recalls APC Surge Protectors

View Alert related news. This recall involves APC 7 and 8 series SurgeArrest surge protectors manufactured before 2003. The model and serial numbers are located on a label on the bottom of the surge protector. The two numbers that follow the first letter or letters in the serial number sequence indicate the year of manufacture. The unit is included in the recall if the numbers are 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 00, 01 or 02. APC and the words Personal, Professional, Performance or Network are printed on the surge protectors. The following model numbers are included in this recall.
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02.01.2011 - GIGABYTE Acknowledges Intel’s Alert for Regarding 6 Series Chipset

View Alert related news. Taipei, Taiwan – February 1, 2011 – GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co., Ltd, a leading manufacturer of motherboards, graphics cards and other computing hardware solutions, today announced that GIGABYTE has been alerted by Intel about a 6 series chipset design error. GIGABYTE is working closely with Intel® to minimize the inconvenience to customers and retail stores with regard to related issues.
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10.30.2008 - Lithium-Ion Batteries used in Hewlett-Packard, Toshiba and Dell Notebook Computers Recall

View Alert related news. Approximately 100,000 Lithium-Ion Batteries used in Hewlett-Packard, Toshiba and Dell Notebook Computers have been recalled. Battery cells we manufactured by Sony Energy Devices Corporation, of Japan. There have been 19 reports of the batteries overheating, including 17 reports of flames/fire (10 resulting in minor property damage). Two consumers experienced minor burns.
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09.04.2008 - Sony VAIO® TZ Series Notebook Recall

View Alert related news. Recently, Sony became aware of a potential issue affecting the following notebook PC models: VGN-TZ100 series, VGN-TZ200 series, VGN-TZ300 series, VGN-TZ2000 series. The issue involves a small number of units which may overheat due to a wiring problem. Sony has initiated a voluntary program to perform a free inspection and, if necessary, a repair to ensure these units meet our high quality standards.
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09.04.2008 - Sony Recalls Thousands of Vaio PCs Over Burn Risk

View Alert related news. Although most recent notebook recalls have been due to the overheating of the notebook's lithium-ion batteries, the Sony recall is due to "irregularly positioned wires near the computer's hinge and/or a dislodged screw inside the hinge [that] can cause a short circuit and overheating," the CPSC said. "This poses a burn hazard to consumers."
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06.19.2007 - Toshiba Redoubles Efforts to Implement Sony Battery Pack Voluntary Replacement Program

View Alert related news. Tokyo--Toshiba Corporation today announced further measures to encourage greater customer participation in the global program to replace certain Sony battery packs installed in some Toshiba portable computers.
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04.30.2007 - Antec ATX12V Power Supply Testers a possible hazard

View Alert related news. Antec ATX12V PSU Tester's will become warm after a minute of use and should not be left connected for more than a couple minutes. Leaving a unit attached to a power supply for an extended period of time may void the warranty.
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04.25.2007 - Acer recalls approximately 27,000 notebook batteries due to previous fires

View Alert related news. WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Acer America Corporation, today announced a voluntary program for the replacement of certain notebook computer lithium-ion batteries containing Sony-made cells. Consumers should only use the notebook computer using AC power until a replacement battery pack is received.
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03.01.2007 - Lenovo recalls approximately 100,000 batteries used in ThinkPad notebook computers

View Alert related news. On March 1, 2007, Lenovo voluntarily recalled certain 208,000 9-cell lithium-ion batteries, after receiving reports of the Sanyo-built batteries overheating. These batteries were manufactured for use with ThinkPad notebook computers that shipped worldwide between November 2005 and February 2007.
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10.23.2006 - Fujitsu recalls approximately 287,000 notebook batteries manufacturered by Sony

View Alert related news. Fujitsu is voluntarily participating in a battery recall program announced by Sony Corporation and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission on October 23, 2006, under which all affected users will receive replacement batteries and the affected batteries must be returned to Fujitsu, all at Fujitsu's expense. Some of the Sony-supplied batteries used in Fujitsu notebook computers manufactured between June 2005 and October 2006 that were sold in the United States qualify for the program, and additionally Fujitsu will replace certain affected batteries that may have been sold in Canada. Collectively, the replacement of affected batteries in the United States and Canada is called the Fujitsu Battery Exchange Program.
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09.21.2006 - Toshiba recalls approximately 340,000 laptop batteries with cells manufactured by Sony.

View Alert related news. Toshiba Corp. is recalling 340,000 laptop batteries made by Sony Corp. because of problems with recharging them, the latest in a string of embarrassing defects and production glitches for Sony. The recall affects 100,000 batteries for laptops sold in the United States, 45,000 in Japan, and the remainder in other parts of the world, Toshiba spokesman Keisuke Omori said yesterday, declining to quantify the number of problems reported by customers. The defect is not directly related to the problem behind last month's recall of Sony laptop batteries by Dell Inc. and Apple Computer Inc., which cited concerns the batteries could overheat and catch fire.
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09.06.2006 - Battery causes Dell Laptop to go up in flames

View Alert related news. Read our first hand account of a Dell laptop that went up in flames.
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08.24.2006 - Apple recalls approximately 1.8 million lithium-ion batteries with cells manufactured by Sony.

View Alert related news. Apple has determined that certain lithium-ion batteries containing cells manufactured by Sony Corporation of Japan pose a safety risk that may result in overheating under rare circumstances. The affected batteries were sold worldwide from October 2003 through August 2006 for use with the following notebook computers: 12-inch iBook G4, 12-inch PowerBook G4 and 15-inch PowerBook G4.
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08.15.2006 - Dell recalls approximately 4.1 million Dell-branded lithium-ion batteries with cells manufactured by Sony.

View Alert related news. In cooperation with the U. S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and other regulatory agencies worldwide, Dell is today announcing the voluntary recall of approximately 4.1 million Dell-branded lithium-ion batteries with cells manufactured by Sony. Under rare conditions, it is possible for these batteries to overheat, which could cause a risk of fire.
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06.07.2006 - HP R707 Digital Camera Firmware Safety Recall

View Alert related news. In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the Hewlett-Packard Company is recalling the firmware used in the HP R707 camera. HP customers who have the R707 Camera are asked to obtain and install a free firmware upgrade from HP. The affected cameras were distributed worldwide.
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12.16.2005 - Dell Battery Pack Recall Program

View Alert related news. In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Dell is voluntarily recalling and offering free replacements for certain notebook batteries that were sold for use with some models of Dell Latitude TM, Dell Precision TM and Dell Inspiron TM notebook computers. It is possible for these batteries to overheat, which could pose a risk of fire.
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10.16.2005 - HP recalls notebook battery packs

View Alert related news. In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, on October 14, 2005, HP announced a worldwide voluntary recall and replacement program for approximately 135,000 battery packs used in certain HP notebooks. HP customers affected by this program will be eligible to receive a replacement battery pack for each verified, affected, recalled battery pack at no cost.
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04.21.2005 - Defective ElbyCDIO layer fixed in SlySoft/Elaborate bytes products

View Alert related news. Elaborate Bytes AG has updated ElbyCDIO layer, because former version had defect in it. Because of that SlySoft has released new versions from AnyDVD, CloneCD, CloneDVD and Virtual CloneDrive, which all use ElbyCDIO. These releases aren't currently made official, but they are freely downloadable from SlySoft.
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