Fire hazard forces HP to recall 70,000 laptop batteries

Fire hazard forces HP to recall 70,000 laptop batteries

Hewlett-Packard has recalled Lithium-Ion batteries used in some of its laptops, as they pose a fire hazard, the U.S. Consumer...

May 14th, 2009 John Ribeiro

Not again. HP, Dell, Toshiba recall 100,000 Sony laptop batteries

Not again. HP, Dell, Toshiba recall 100,000 Sony laptop batteries

Three of the biggest laptop computer makers are recalling certain batteries because of a risk they may overheat and catch...

October 30th, 2008 Martyn Williams

Toshiba offers to trade ‘flawed’ laptop batteries

Toshiba offers to trade ‘flawed’ laptop batteries

Toshiba Corp. has offered to exchange 340,000 notebook computer batteries, but said they do not pose a fire hazard. Instead,...

September 19th, 2006 Peter Sayer

Panasonic recalls laptop batteries

Panasonic recalls laptop batteries

Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. Ltd. (Panasonic) is recalling several thousand laptop computer battery packs because mechanical problems with the pack's...

September 5th, 2006 Martyn Williams

IBM rolls out RFID system to fight fake drugs

IBM rolls out RFID system to fight fake drugs

IBM Corp. unveiled a new radio frequency identification (RFID) system designed to stamp out counterfeit products from the national supply...

August 8th, 2006 Heather Havenstein

Voicing VoIP decisions

Voicing VoIP decisions

If you have ever wondered if there’s an off-the-shelf, one-size fits all IP telephony solution, the answer is an emphatic...

January 31st, 2005 Susan Maclean

Manufacturer improves production with shop floor data

Manufacturer improves production with shop floor data

A surplus of information with processes sub-managed in various departments was hampering the growth of a Vancouver-based high-end residential furniture...

June 30th, 2004 Susan Maclean

Joseph Galimberti

Joseph Galimberti

For Joseph Galimberti, e-government is all about the awards. It's not that Galimberti - the executive director of the Institute...

March 31st, 2003 No Author

Extracting dollars from data

Extracting dollars from data

Experian, a unit of London-based GUS PLC, is one of the nation's largest credit reporting agencies, but it wanted to...

April 14th, 2002 Pimm Fox