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Old 10-18-2016, 09:55 AM
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Originally Posted by ladyjane View Post
What is this all about ? Are they getting bad lithium ? bad mining ?
The malfunction occurs when deposits of lithium form within the devicesí batteries and create abnormal electrical connections, leading to battery failure. The problem was identified by medical researchers as far back as 2014. St. Jude said it resolved the problem with a new battery design in 2015. (From the WSJ)