Batteries

Powering up: The biggest battery breakthroughs of 2017

Safety first<p>The chances of lithium-ion batteries failing is very low, but with so many of them in use everyday the chances of something going wrong …

Science

Battery exec leaves Dyson two years after $90 million buyout

Michigan entrepreneur Ann Marie Sastry has left vacuum-maker Dyson, two years after it acquired her controverial lithium-ion battery company, Axios …

Business

Hyundai believes electric-car battery prices will stop falling by 2020

The automotive business is one that turns raw materials into highly complex finished goods.<p>When the prices of key commodities—especially raw …

Autos

Get In On The Ground Floor Of These Promising Lithium Stocks

2 early lithium hard rock miners will be presented here.<p>I believe these companies have the prerequisites to reach the next stage of development.<p>Get …

Business

China’s NextView buys 20% of London-listed lithium producer Bacanora Minerals

December 15, 2017<p>Chinese investment firm NextView Capital has paid £31m for a 20 per cent stake in AIM-listed lithium producer Bacanora Minerals.<p>The …

Bosch is considering a major €20 billion investment in 200 GWh of battery cell production

Bosch is the world’s largest automotive supplier and it is heavily investing in electric vehicle components to support the industry’s transition to electric vehicles.<p>But there’s one important electric car component that Bosch is not making: battery cells.<p>The company now says that it is considering …

Autos

The Galaxy S9 will be the first Android flagship launched next year, but maybe not the best

When Qualcomm unveiled its Snapdragon 845 platform a few days ago, we learned that the system-on-a-chip that will power the next generation of …

Samsung

Apollo Ultra Fast Charging USB-C Battery Pack With Graphene Composite Cell

Elecjet has created a new graphene-based fast charging USB-C battery pack which has been launched via Kickstarter this week and is capable of being …

Gear & Gadgets

Enphase Energy - The Microinverter Advantage

IQ Technology Will Help Enphase Reach Its 30-20-10 Goal.<p>New R&D Center Marks the Beginning of Enphase India.<p>Enphase and SunPower Compete for …

Business

50% off this lightning fast charging pack

In this day and age, we depend so much on our smartphones for business and communication. Running out of battery can be disastrous, which is why you …

Technology

The Fitbit Flyer Wireless Headphones Work as Hard as You Do

Fitbit's foray into wireless audio is a strong start<p>Everyone is busy these days. We’re so busy, even the stuff we buy needs to be busy and do a multitude of functions while still looking cool, and be durable enough that we can busy the heck out of it and it’ll take it like a champ.<p>Take, for …

Gear & Gadgets

Best Rechargeable Batteries

We always need batteries, especially around the holidays. The best bet is to go rechargeable.<p>Whether it's a kid's new toy, your games console …

Android News

How To Light Your Room Up For Weeks Using A Single Potato (MUST-WATCH VIDEO)

The potato is one of the most sustainable and most easily cooked foods among veggies. The potato is eaten and served all over the world as it is the …

Gardening

The 25 best battery life laptops for 2017

If you're shopping for a holiday laptop or hybrid, these are the models that offer the longest battery life.<p>Anyone considering a new laptop purchase for themselves or as a gift should keep in mind that while speed and design very important, a lot of people care about battery life above all else. …

Technology

LG claims its new Gram laptops have ‘full day’ battery life

LG is announcing its refreshed range of its thin and light Gram laptops today, ahead of CES next month. LG is introducing three refreshed versions of the Gram, in 13.3-, 14-, and 15-inch models. The 2018 Gram laptops include Intel’s 8th-generation Core i5 and i7 processors, SSD storage, and an …

Laptops

Why Toyota Just Signed a Deal with Tesla's Battery Maker

Toyota and Panasonic are studying the idea of a joint battery-making venture. Here's why it matters.<p><b>Toyota Motor Corporation</b> (NYSE:TM) and Japanese …

Investing

The great battery race

[MUSIC PLAYING]<p>The hunt is on for a better battery. To reduce the impact of climate change we'll need to move away from our centuries-old addiction …

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Toyota and Panasonic Reportedly Developing Advanced Battery Technology

Twenty years after Toyota introduced the first Prius in Japan and 17 years after it arrived in the United States, hybrids are practically synonymous …

Lithium Ion

Electric eel inspires biocompatible hydrogel battery

<b>Researchers in Switzerland and the US have been inspired by the electric eel to create a biocompatible hydrogel battery that could power devices</b> …

Engineering

Six factors that make battery storage add up for households

Big family, big energy use, a big PV array, a big difference between the grid price and the feed-in tariff, and an ability to shift some appliances …

Renewable Energy

Suzuki eyes EV battery deal

The dominos are starting to fall in the EV battery industry.<p>Suzuki (OTCPK:SZKMF) says it will consider an EV battery supply deal with Toyota and …

Business

Researcher Claims New Battery Design Could Double Range, Battery Life - ExtremeTech

By on December 13, 2017 at 10:31 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>PR blasts about supposed …

Lithium Ion

That’s going to hurt Elon Musk: Battery-partner Panasonic romantically involved with Toyota

The happy couple meets the press. Picture (c) Bertel Schmitt<p>Tesla-chief Elon Musk should need a few extra Ambiens tonight after he hears the news …

Amber Heard

Battery costs could stop falling starting in 2020 due to demand for electric cars, says Hyundai

Battery costs have been falling fast for years now, but commodity prices of several key raw materials have been increasing recently and some predict that the supply won’t be able to keep up with the demand.<p>Now Hyundai, which is currently trying to build its battery supply chain for upcoming …

Electric Vehicles

Argentina Lithium Tour - Orocobre Wins The Race To The Start In Argentina

2017 Argentina Lithium Tour - Part of a short series of documents covering my journey high into the Andean Mountains.<p>Orocobre continues to cement its …

Business

Electric eels provide a zap of inspiration for a new kind of power source

New power sources bear a shocking resemblance to the electricity-making organs inside electric eels.<p>These artificial electric eel organs are made up …

Biology

Toyota, Panasonic looking at car-battery partnership

Tokyo — Toyota Motor and Panasonic are considering jointly developing batteries for electric vehicles (EVs), a partnership that could help Panasonic …

Business (South Africa)

How Stable Is the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Oreo Update?

So, you want to install the Oreo beta on your Galaxy Note 8 but you're not sure if it's stable enough. It is a beta, of course, so waiting until …

Gear & Gadgets

Battery management device reconfigures battery modules to extend EV range

A pair of Vanderbilt University researchers have developed a battery management device that could increase the useful range of a battery pack by …

Vanderbilt University

New battery boffinry could 'triple range' of electric vehicles

A new battery designed at the University of Waterloo in Ontario could triple the range of electric vehicles, a new paper has claimed.<p>The development, …

Lithium Ion