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Headphone batteries explode on flight to Australia

Headphone batteries explode on flight to Australia

A woman whose headphones caught fire on a plane suffered burns to her face and hands, Australian officials said Wednesday as they warned about the dangers of battery-operated devices in-flight.

Samsung blames Galaxy Note 7 fires on faulty batteries

Samsung blames Galaxy Note 7 fires on faulty batteries

The world's biggest smartphone maker Samsung blamed faulty batteries on Monday for the fires that hit its flagship Galaxy Note 7 device last year, as it sought to draw a line under the humiliating recall.

Samsung to halt Galaxy Note 7 sales after battery blasts

Samsung to halt Galaxy Note 7 sales after battery blasts

Samsung will halt sales of its latest flagship smartphone and recall millions of units, it said on Friday, after faulty batteries caused some handsets to explode in a massive blow to the South Korean electronics giant's reputation.

US recalls over 500,000 hoverboards over battery fires

US recalls over 500,000 hoverboards over battery fires

Ten companies are recalling about 501,000 hoverboards after numerous reports of the self-balancing scooters' batteries catching fire, the US Consumer Products Safety Commission said on Wednesday.