Bic flicks at cell phone fuel cells

The French company that's made over 100 billion pens is looking to develop disposable cartridges for fuel cells for cell phones that could make recharging obsolete.

Bic, the French company that's sold over 100 billion pens, is designing disposable cartridges for fuel cells that could end the need for recharging batteries in electronic devices such as cell phones and laptops. Bic doesn't want to make the fuel cells but is more interested in making the cartridges that are similar to ink cartridges in pens.

Read the full story on BusinessWeek: "Bic wants to flick your cell phone"

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