9/25/2006

Lenovo investigates Sony battery-run laptop fire

Filed under: — By Aviran Mordo @ 8:01 am

Lenovo Group Ltd. , the world’s third-largest personal computer maker, said on Monday it is looking into a fire incident on a Lenovo laptop PC equipped with a Sony Corp. battery.

A Lenovo ThinkPad T43 notebook computer overheated and began smoking and sparking on September 16 at Los Angeles International Airport, but no one was injured, a Lenovo spokesman in Tokyo said. It was not yet clear what caused the malfunction.

Source: Reuters

 

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