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Smartphones could be charged in 60 seconds with new battery

An iPhone 6 takes around two hours to charge but could be full of power in a minute if fitted with a new aluminium battery<p>Smartphones could be charged in less than one minute after scientists at Stanford University invented an aluminium battery so powerful it could revolutionise the industry.<p>The …

Clean Energy

Tesla is in trouble

The stock closed on Friday at $185, but flirted with $180 during the trading day.<p>On Wednesday, shares traded above $200, but dipped 8% by the end of the week.<p>The stock hit a trading peak of $291 in September, 2014. It has been highly volatile since then, moving up and down based on news about the …

A first look at Mendes’ new film suggests the director is keeping things dark, delving further into 007’s past and unleashing Oberhauser’s inner Blofeld<p>The debut teaser for trailer for Spectre has been released, giving us a minute and a half’s glimpse into the 24th official Bond movie, which will …

Movies

Google's GIF Response to Wall Street Journal Lobbying Story

Quick, someone introduce Rupert to Giphy.<p>Google offered a more complete defense of its lobbying efforts Friday in response to a Wall Street Journal story earlier this week that suggested the search giant’s lobbyists seem to be practically living at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.<p>In a GIF-y post entitled …

President Xi says China should not focus on growth rate only | Reuters

BOAO, China (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Saturday that the country should not focus on its economic growth rate only, reiterating China’s push for a more sustainable, higher-quality expansion.<p>Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks during a media conference in the Great Hall of the …

Google teams up with health firm to develop AI surgical robots

Google has struck a deal with the healthcare company Johnson & Johnson to develop surgical robots that use artificial intelligence.<p>Google’s life sciences division will work with Johnson & Johnson’s medical device company, Ethicon, to create a robotics-assisted surgical platform to help doctors in …

Medical Technology

Montreal police disperse hundreds of protesters with tear gas, stun grenades

Riot police in Montreal used tear gas and flash-bangs to disperse hundreds of students rallying in the city’s downtown in protest against the Quebec …

Iran, powers struggle to overcome disputes in push for nuclear deal | Reuters

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) - The foreign ministers of France and Germany joined the top U.S. and Iranian diplomats on Saturday to help break an impasse in nuclear negotiations as major powers and Iran closed in on a two- or three-page accord that could form the basis of a long-term deal.<p>The …

Yemen Houthi rebels advance despite Saudi-led air strikes | Reuters

ADEN (Reuters) - Yemen’s Houthi rebels made broad gains in the country’s south and east on Friday despite a second day of Saudi-led air strikes meant to check the Iranian-backed militia’s efforts to overthrow President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi.<p>Shi’ite Muslim Houthi fighters and allied army units …

Daniel Craig Is the Ultimate Action Hero in New James Bond Spectre Trailer

The new James Bond film – <i>Spectre</i> – doesn’t hit theaters till the end of this year, but a teaser released on Friday shows that it will be worth the …

Netanyahu orders release of tax money to Palestinian Authority

Israel announced Friday that it would release Palestinian tax revenues frozen this year as a punitive measure after the Palestinian Authority's move to join the International Criminal Court.<p>A statement from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office said he had accepted the recommendation of …

Intel considers $10B-plus acquisition of programmable chip maker Altera, report says

Intel is reportedly in talks to buy Altera, a programmable chip maker that is valued at $10.4 billion in the stock market, the Wall Street Journal reported.<p>We’ve reached out to Altera and Intel for comment; both declined to comment. But a combination could make sense, as Intel has been looking into …