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IBM's lithium battery uses seawater materials instead of heavy metals

Posted in Business, Featured, Hardware on 20th Dec, 2019
by Alex Muller

IBM has unveiled a new battery that relies on materials from seawater.

Millions Must Get Solar and Batteries or Live Without Utility Power

Posted in Business on 25th Oct, 2019
by Alex Muller

The forest mismanagement means that many communities and houses are at risk of being burned. The electrical grid and growth around power lines has been poorly maintained for decades.

Smartphones that charge in five minutes 'could arrive next year'

Posted in Hardware on 13th May, 2017
by Alex Muller

The technology was first shown off in 2015, when Israeli start-up StoreDot demonstrated its FlashBattery at the CES tech show in Las Vegas.

Google Flags Promise in New Goodenough Battery

Posted in Hardware on 20th Mar, 2017
by Alex Muller

The 94-year-old creator of the lithium-ion battery has invented another breakthrough storage device thats capturing the attention of industry heavyweights.

Solar cells implanted under the skin can power pacemakers

Posted in Hardware on 4th Jan, 2017
by Alex Muller

A flat battery is an even bigger hassle in implanted electronic medical devices, such as pacemakers. It often means invasive surgery to replace the battery or the entire unit.