Tech news tagged ‘Short Circuit’

What’s Wrong With Lithium-Ion Batteries?

The announcement last month that 46 million Nokia-branded lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries made by Matsushita Battery Industrial could potentially short circuit and overheat was just the latest in a spate of product advisories and recalls of the technology over the past two years.

But it’s not as…

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Oops — Lithium Ion Batteries Did It Again

They get hot. They short-circuit. They burst into flames. This time Nokia’s on the hot seat, literally. The company has recalled 46 million Lithium Ion batteries manufactured by Matsushita Battery Co. because of 100 overheating incidents. This type of battery technology is used in the vast majority of…

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