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Apple sued over fondleslab death blaze: iPad battery blamed for deadly New Jersey apartment fire



Upvote, but a can of gas can sit on the living room floor indefinitely without exploding assuming it is stored in the correct container and there is no external ignition source.

Many lithium batteries have failed while being used exactly in the manner prescribed, because of either poor engineering or poor quality control driven by cost concerns of the manufacturer. That being said, it is still a vanishingly small percentage that have actually failed.

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