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An Apple iPhone XR caught fire during a flight in October last year after it was shoved down the side of a passenger seat, according to a report from Britain's Air Accidents Investigation Branch made public on Tuesday.

Published in Mobility

One of four data centres in Strasbourg belonging to French firm OVHcloud was destroyed in a fire that began at about 11am AEDT on Wednesday.

Published in Data Centres

Australian in-space transportation provider, Space Machines Company, reports signing a customer agreement to deploy Fireball.International’s "innovative bushfire detection satellite" into its final orbit on board Space Machines Company’s orbital transport, Optimus-1 in 2022.

Published in Space

Fujitsu has successfully completed the implementation of an Emergency Services Computer Aided Dispatch (ESCAD) system for Ambulance Tasmania.

Published in Deals

The head of the cyber security firm Dragos has played down reports of a cyber attack being behind a fire at the Abadan Oil Refinery in Iran, which were published by Reuters on Sunday.

Published in Security

Researchers have found that the Bluetooth connection to the Glamoriser hair straightener is very flawed, there is pretty-well no security.

Published in Security

A new app for mobile phones and tablets will provide risks posed by severe weather and natural disasters that could affect homes and businesses.

Published in Apps

Large multinational technology vendor Lenovo has issued a global recall for the 5th generation Lenovo Carbon X1 notebook.

Published in Hardware
Thursday, 09 February 2017 08:45

Fire breaks out at Samsung battery factory

In what could only be described as bittersweet irony, one of Samsung’s SDI Chinese battery factories has had a minor fire in storage section where it is said to be disassembling and recycling Note 7 batteries.

Published in Mobility
Thursday, 02 February 2017 14:09

Mass Telstra disruption due to fire at exchange

If you are experiencing problems with your Telstra mobile or fixed services today, chances are it's due to the fire at the Chatswood exchange.

Published in Networking

Last week, Channel 7 News reported an iPhone 7 burst into flames in a car under clothes at a beach in Australia.

Published in Fuzzy Logic

The Samsung Note7 Games: Catching Fire is not the name of the latest Hollywood blockbuster but an apparent case of actual reality for replacement Note7s from the crisis-hit chaebol.

Published in Mobility

A "replacement" Samsung Galaxy Note7 caught fire on a Southwest Airlines plane in the US on 5 October. iTWire reported that here.

Published in Mobility

Samsung has seen at least two reports of its Galaxy S7 Edge exploding, and US authorities are warning of exploding washing machines and an accidentally crushed tablet burnt on a plane.

Published in Home Tech

Over two years since the recall of 144,000 Samsung washing machines, a third are still stuck in Australian homes, posing a ‘serious fire risk to the community.’

Published in Home Tech

Lenovo has recalled power cables supplied with or for a range of its notebooks, warning of a fire hazard.

Published in Mobility
Monday, 20 October 2014 05:04

Amazon Fire phone flunks

A report on buyer shopping patterns for Amazon in the US shows that the company has sold hardly any of its much hyped Fire phone.

Published in Mobility

Tech giant Hewlett-Packard is recalling millions of laptop power cords that could pose fire and burn hazards, including some sold in Australia.

Published in Strategy
Tuesday, 08 July 2014 13:55

Turnbull announces Triple Zero review

Australians in emergency situations could soon be using Triple Zero in a whole new way, with Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull announcing a review into the system and how it could be better used to take advantage of modern mobile technologies.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Thursday, 29 May 2014 16:48

Eagle-i keeps an eye on FireReady app

If the infrastructure behind a mobile game goes down, that's a nuisance rather than a disaster. But if that happens with an app used to deliver emergency warnings and information, it's potentially a matter of life or death.

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