The science behind the Samsung Galaxy Note 7's battery fires

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is suffering the same fate as countless hoverboards — there are reports that some phones have been bursting into flames, prompting Samsung is issue a recall and the U.S

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/13/science-behind-samsung-galaxy-note-7s-battery-fires.html

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Citing fire concerns, NY City bans hoverboards from all subways, trains, and buses

While it’s fair to say that most hoverboards do not suddenly catch fire and burn down homes, there is clearly a problem with sub-standard units hitting the market, a few of which do suddenly catch fire and burn down homes.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/01/28/citing-fire-concerns-ny-city-bans-hoverboards-from-all-subways-trains-and-buses.html

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Amazon offering 'hoverboard' refunds, government says

Amazon is offering refunds to customers who bought ‘hoverboards’ on its website, according to the U.S. government, amid ongoing safety worries about the technology.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/01/21/amazon-offering-hoverboard-refunds-government-says.html

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Amazon pulls hoverboards from its site after fire reports

Evidently spooked by recent reports of hoverboards going up in flames, Amazon is calling on makers of the self-balancing electric scooters to prove their machines are safe.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/12/14/amazon-pulls-hoverboards-from-its-site-after-fire-reports.html

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Thousands of hoverboards impounded by UK authorities over fire risk

Self-balancing scooters, more popularly known as hoverboards, are undoubtedly the hot ticket item on many Christmas wishlists this year.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/12/03/thousands-hoverboards-impounded-by-uk-authorities-over-fire-risk.html

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