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- Brookstone Wireless Speakers Recalled Due to Fire Hazard
The lithium ion batteries in the wireless speakers can overheat and catch fire, posing a fire hazard.
Consumer Product Safety Commission. October 19, 2018.
- Apple Watch Series 4 battery test: Did it survive a 6 hour hike? - CNET
We closed a lot of rings to test the six-hour activity tracking claim, automatic workout detection, and all the new fitness features on the new Apple Watch Series 4.
CNET. Saturday, 8 Dec 2018.
- A quick keyboard setting for longer MacBook battery life - CNET
Turn off the lights when you leave the room.
CNET. Friday, 7 Dec 2018.
- Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD review: A dual-screen powerhouse
The Asus ZenBook Pro UX580GD is big and heavy, and battery life isn't great. But the screen is superb, and there's plenty of CPU and GPU power on offer. The ScreenPad could be a winner, but Asus needs to refine the concept.
ZDNet. Friday, 7 Dec 2018.
- Phones and more: The best of everything mobile in 2018
Whatever you're looking for in a smartphone -- best camera, longest battery life, overall value -- Matthew Miller has picked his favorite device in every category. Plus: The best tablet, smartwatch, sportswatch, and activity tracker.
ZDNet. Friday, 7 Dec 2018.
- Urgent warning issued to parents after child is killed by button battery
The Hampshire-based Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch has issued a warning to parents to keep button batteries away from young children who can die if they swallow them.
Daily Mail. Friday, 7 Dec 2018.
- Focusing on the negative is good when it comes to batteries
Fluoride-based batteries have the potential to last up to eight times longer than those in use today.
Science Daily. Thursday, 6 Dec 2018.
- Scientists Envision Replacing Batteries with a Molten Silicon 'Sun in a Box'
By storing energy at scalding-hot temperatures, solar could be made more viable for everyone.
Yahoo. Thursday, 6 Dec 2018.
- China's BYD plans to list its battery business by 2022
China's BYD Co Ltd said on Thursday it plans to list its battery business by 2022, the electric vehicle (EV) maker's latest move to rev up its growing battery unit.
Reuters. Thursday, 6 Dec 2018.
- Target to pay $7.4M to settle California waste suit
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - The Target store chain has agreed to pay $7.4 million to settle California allegations that it improperly dumped hazardous waste into landfills, ranging from batteries to drugs and syringes. ...
Washington Times. Wednesday, 5 Dec 2018.
- The battery industry is blowing up and it's changing everything, from cars to phones
To propel us into a fully electric future, we may need new battery technology on a scale never before seen.
CNBC. Wednesday, 5 Dec 2018.
- What's next for the electric Leaf without Carlos Ghosn?
Carlos Ghosn was an early proponent of electric cars, telling the world in 2009 that Nissan Motor Co. would lead a revolution to eliminate gas guzzlers with its battery-powered Leaf.
AutoNews.com. Wednesday, 5 Dec 2018.
- 7 last-minute Christmas gadget tips
Christmas Day is almost here, but there is still time to make sure your day goes perfectly - well, certainly if gadgets are involved.Screwdriver and batteries
Pocket Lint. Wednesday, 5 Dec 2018.
- German solar battery maker Sonnen qualifies to provide grid services
German solar battery maker Sonnen has won approval to join the lucrative market for keeping the country's power network in balance, giving a boost to its drive to reach profitability.
Reuters. Wednesday, 5 Dec 2018.
- Lithium, cobalt costs hinder battery-powered car sales, HSBC says
"High lithium and cobalt prices #8212; but also limited supply and lower demand for pure EVs #8212; now favor more plug-in hybrids in the short to medium term vs. our previous expectation," analysts said.
AutoNews.com. Tuesday, 4 Dec 2018.
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