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  • Dangerous, explosive hoverboards are still lurking, and here's another...
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  • Mark Cuban's hoverboard will hit Kickstarter in April
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  • Toddler’s death said to be first in US caused by hoverboard fire
    2 Years 2 Months 7 Days ago    06:02 PM

Dangerous, explosive hoverboards are still lurking, and here's another recall to remind you of it

It's time to check your gadget closet to see if you have a ticking hoverboard fire bomb in your home. The brand is Los Angeles-based Vecaro LifeStyle and the reason for the recall is the same as the ones we reported in 2016—lithium-ion batteries. "The lithium-ion battery packs in the self-balancing scooters/hoverboards can overheat, posing a risk of smoking, catching fire and/or ex...
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Mark Cuban's hoverboard will hit Kickstarter in April

Mark Cuban threw his hat into the proverbial hoverboard ring in 2015, smack in the middle of the height of the fad. He signed a letter of intent to buy the patent rights to a hoverboard design from Shane Chen, the (somewhat disputed) creator of the hoverboard. But a few months later he backed away. Razor swooped in and bought the rights instead, and in the meantime, Cuban told BuzzFeed that &ldquo...
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Toddler’s death said to be first in US caused by hoverboard fire

A three-year-old girl in Pennsylvania died Saturday morning after being caught in a fire started by an exploding hoverboard. CNN reports that a US Consumer Product Safety Commission official says it’s the first death in the nation linked to a fire from one of the notoriously unsafe devices. The fire, which started Friday night in a home in Harrisburg, sent several others to the hospital. The...
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