Lithium battery risk back in focus after UPS crash

Though the cause of the Sept. 3 crash of a UPS cargo plane in Dubai that killed two crew members has not yet been determined, a pilots’ organization says the accident eventually may prove to underscore the need for stricter rules on shipping lithium dell batteries. That’s because the head of the aviation authority in …

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How to Recover Data after Your Hard Drive Crashes

Hard drive failure is the cause of over two-thirds of data loss incidents; other causes are software issues, user error, and drive read instability. Critical moving parts like the disk read-write heads go obsolete and materials that make up those parts fail while viruses constantly lurk waiting to strike and ruin your day. Power surges, …

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Search for Lost Data to Recover After Computer Hard Drive Crashes

It is probably a good idea to replace computers every three or four years since that’s all they’re designed for. It’s a good bet that some of the materials will wear out or be affected by heat. Moving parts could fail and the computer would need repair or replacement at some point. Every one is …

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Unmanned Russian Cargo Spaceship Crashes in Siberia after Takeoff

The Progress M-12M spacecraft carrying nearly three tones of food, spare parts and fuel supplies to six astronauts in the International Space Station (ISS) failed to reach the orbit on Wednesday, August 24, 2011. It had reportedly broken into three parts and its wreckage fell in Siberia amid a thunderous explosion. Fortunately, the crash caused …

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Recovering Data after Hard Disk Crashes

Viruses, obsolescence, and hard drive failure plague computer owners, many of whom have lost data in the past and been inconvenienced by losing the files. If the lost files are going to cost you money, it’s time to take your faulty hard disk to a shop to have the data recovered. A good percentage of …

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