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Google's Nest recalls almost half a million fire alarms

May 22, 2014SSN Staff

PALO ALTO, Calif.—Google's Nest Labs is recalling 440,000 smoke detectors, Reuters news service reported this week. The $130 smoke/CO detector, called Nest Protect, is so smart it can talk to home residents to warn them if there's a fire or dangerous levels of CO. The 440,000 number comes from a U.S. government recall notice and gives an indication of how many of the smart home appliances Nest has sold since sales started in November, the Reuters report said. “Nest, which Google acquired...

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Linear PERS transmitters recalled

December 10, 2013SSN Staff

CARLSBAD, Calif.—Linear is recalling some PERS transmitters after a report that one transmitter failed to operate, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced this week. The transmitters' battery clips can corrode, leaving the device inoperable without warning, according to a news release. No injuries have been reported. Models DXS-LRC, DXS-LRC-LA, DXS-LRP and DXS-LRW, manufactured between June and July 2013, with the date codes 1306, 1307 and 1329 are included in the recall. The...

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