Samsung: Note 7 Battery Design, Manufacturing Caused FiresSamsung Electronics Co. says problems with the design and manufacturing of batteries in its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones caused them to overheat and burst into fire.
Stanford Researchers Work On Solving Lithium-Ion Battery ExplosionsResearchers at Stanford University may be on the way to solving the issue of explosions and fires associated with lithium-ion batteries.
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Users Finding It Hard To Discard Recalled PhoneThere are few possessions in life as treasured by many individuals than their cell phones.
Multiple Explosions Can't Take Down Arkansas BridgeIt turns out a 93-year-old bridge deemed structurally deficient isn’t so weak after all.
Samsung Stops Making Galaxy Note 7s As Fresh Problems Emerge Samsung Electronics said Tuesday that it is discontinuing production of Galaxy Note 7 smartphones permanently, a day after it halted global sales of the star-crossed devices.
CPSC: Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Too Dangerous To UseThe U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission says owners of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphones should turn them off and stop using them because of the risk that their batteries can explode.
Deadly San Bruno Gasline Explosion Leads To New Safety ProposalU.S. officials moved Thursday to strengthen safety rules for the nation's 300,000-mile network of natural gas transmission pipelines in response to numerous fiery accidents, including a 2010 San Bruno explosion that killed eight people and injured more than 50.
First Lady Visits Martinez Boy Injured In Boston BombingsAn 11-year-old Northern California boy injured in the Boston Marathon bombings was visited by the first lady Thursday as he recovers from his injuries.
From Boston To Bay Area, Running Tributes AboundThe See Jane Run store in nearby Oakland, planned a 3-mile candlelight-and-flashlight vigil for Thursday night.