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Tesla jolts future of energy with new home battery

The Powerwall home battery aims to revolutionize energy consumption, Messenger ends its Mercury mission with a bang, and Microsoft's age-detecting tool is not to be trusted.

Tesla is taking us one step closer to living off the grid.

In this CNET Update, learn about Tesla's new Powerwall home battery and how it could cut energy bills. Elon Musk wants to change the world when it comes to energy consumption, but outside of our world we say goodbye to the spacecraft Messenger. It crashed on the surface of Mercury -- but left one last photo before it hit:

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Also in this tech-news roundup, learn the real reason why you shouldn't trust Microsoft's How-Old.net, and UberEats says sorry for the sad salad it delivered earlier this week.

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