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batteries. lithium ion

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Apple in settlement talks with electric-car battery maker

Lawsuit accused Apple of luring away key engineers to work within a new battery division, fueling speculation that the iPhone maker has ambitions of developing an electric car of its own.

By March 3, 2015

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Sulfur-based tech the answer to burnable lithium-ion batteries?

Scientists with the Department of Energy have designed a new type of battery that they say outpaces the ubiquitous lithium-ion batteries in flammability, cost, and ability to hold a charge.

By June 5, 2013

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Glucose-based battery has 10 times energy of lithium: researchers

Researchers at Virginia Tech have developed a working sugar-powered fuel cell with energy density greater than that of current lithium-ion batteries.

By February 4, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 026: Pure lithium battery tech, 360-degree video holograms, and more

Stanford researchers may have discovered a path to pure lithium batteries, which would mean lighter, smaller, and more powerful charges for our devices. The science of it is pretty dense; but if we don't need to find plugs for our phones anymore while we're out and about? We're in.

By July 29, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 026: Pure lithium battery tech, 360-degree video holograms, and more

Today's show features some enterprising hackers who modded an ATM to play Doom, Stanford researchers discovering a potential path to a viable, pure lithium battery, and some mind-bending 360-degree video art.

By July 29, 2014

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Sekisui Chemical claims cheap, long-range lithium battery tech

Much cheaper, longer-range electric cars are on the way if Japan's Sekisui Chemical claims are realized in 2015.

By December 3, 2013

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Apple accused of poaching electric-battery maker's engineers

Lawsuit claims iPhone maker hired away critical employees to staff a new battery division.

By February 18, 2015

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Get a LithiumCard mobile charger for $34.99 shipped

Who says pocket batteries can't be sexy? This card-size charger normally sells for $55. Plus: two bonus deals!

By September 9, 2014

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Driver optional in the windowless ED Torq race car

Italian design firm ED showed off Torq, an autonomous car designed for the race track, here at the 2015 Geneva auto show.

By March 4, 2015

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It's 2014. Why is my battery stuck in the '90s?

The devices we all rely on continue to evolve radically. So why has the battery industry failed? Here's how you can take charge.

By December 2, 2014