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Sony CEO Apologizes for Recalls, Kind Of

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by Mike Zazaian October 24, 2006 - 2:08pm, No Comments

Sony CEO Yutaka Nakagawa flooded by press members at the Tokyo Hotel

Executives at the Sony Corporation apologized for the brash of recalled batteries that have shaken the laptop industry over the past few months, but are still unwilling to shoulder full responsibility.

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Toshiba May Seek Damages from Sony Over Recall

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by Mike Zazaian October 16, 2006 - 12:20pm, 1 Comment >>

Toshiba May Seek Damages from Sony Over Recall

Despite the fact that Sony has agreed to foot the bill for the costs of its ongoing li-on battery recalls, manufacturers such as Toshiba may seek additional damages for their trouble.

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Exploding Batteries Forseen By Dell, Documents Say

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by Mike Zazaian October 6, 2006 - 3:25pm, 2 Comments >>

”Exploding

Documents acquired under the freedom information act indicate that Dell knew of their battery issues almost a year before a recall was initiated.

As is clear from the documents, Dell reported several overheating incidents to the Consumer Product Safety Commission last October. Within a few months of the report Dell discovered the cause of the overheating, the same notorious metal particles that have caused short circuits in almost 8 million lithium-ion batteries.

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Upcoming Sony Recall Will Only Include Laptops

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by Mike Zazaian October 4, 2006 - 11:18am, 3 Comments >>

An IBM laptop victimized by a faulty Sony battery

In the wake of recalling more than 7.7 million laptop batteries from top notebook manufacturers, Sony is gearing up to launch a battery recall of its own.

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Toshiba Recalls 830,000 Faulty Sony Batteries, Dell Recalls 100,000

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by Mike Zazaian September 29, 2006 - 10:26am, 2 Comments >>

Battery for a Toshiba notebook

After recalling 340,000 batteries due to short circuit concerns last week, Toshiba has recalled an additional 830,000 Sony Laptop Batteries that were used in various notebook models.

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