batteries

Researchers crack cathode challenge for high-capacity Li-S batteries

Researchers crack cathode challenge for high-capacity Li-S batteries

Detergent processing inspires new manufacturing process.
Jan 6 2020 11:01AM
HP fire-prone battery recall expanded to 101,000

HP fire-prone battery recall expanded to 101,000

Laptops bought between March 2013 and October 2016 affected.
Jan 26 2017 3:42PM
Researchers look to rice to power smartphones

Researchers look to rice to power smartphones

Silica conversion could drive breakthrough.
Jul 9 2013 5:00AM
Software glitch drains some Nokia Lumia batteries

Software glitch drains some Nokia Lumia batteries

Fix coming in 2012.
Dec 20 2011 1:24PM
Apple laptop batteries could run malware, overheat

Apple laptop batteries could run malware, overheat

Releases fix to fill microchip vulnerability.
Jul 25 2011 10:17AM
Microsoft denies Windows 7 battery problems

Microsoft denies Windows 7 battery problems

Replacement warning functioning normally.
Feb 10 2010 12:15AM
Lenovo's ThinkPad batteries failing

Lenovo's ThinkPad batteries failing

Forced to offer replacements.
Aug 17 2009 6:34AM
Apple tries gagging orders for exploding iPods

Apple tries gagging orders for exploding iPods

Threatens to sue child if she talked about problems.
Aug 4 2009 3:21PM
MIT designs viruses that can build batteries

MIT designs viruses that can build batteries

Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have genetically engineered viruses to build lithium batteries.
Apr 6 2009 6:11AM
Battery breakthrough could cut recharging to seconds

Battery breakthrough could cut recharging to seconds

Scientists at MIT have developed a new design for lithium batteries that could cut recharge times down to seconds.
Mar 13 2009 6:04AM
HP touts better batteries for notebooks

HP touts better batteries for notebooks

HP is planning to offer a new line of long-life notebook batteries.
Dec 12 2008 12:13AM
Sony recalls 100,000 notebook batteries

Sony recalls 100,000 notebook batteries

Several of the world's best-known notebook manufacturers have issued recall notices for 100,000 Sony-made batteries because of fears they might overheat.
Nov 1 2008 9:48AM
Panasonic shrinks next-gen batteries

Panasonic shrinks next-gen batteries

Panasonic is preparing to unveil a slimmed-down version of its 20-hour methanol fuel-cell battery.
Oct 21 2008 2:56PM
Apple offers to replace bad Ipod batteries

Apple offers to replace bad Ipod batteries

Apple Japan said Thursday that it will replace faulty batteries found to be overheating in iPod Nano devices after a government ministry warned consumers earlier this week that the hot-selling music players might present a fire hazard.
Aug 23 2008 4:44PM
Rechargable batteries outlast disposables

Rechargable batteries outlast disposables

Innovation in battery design continues to meet consumer and product demands, and some rechargeable cells are now outlasting disposables.
Apr 22 2008 7:36AM
LG to replace 'explosive' notebook batteries

LG to replace 'explosive' notebook batteries

LG Electronics has offered free replacement batteries after two users claimed that their notebook PCs exploded..
Feb 28 2008 4:07PM
AT&T recalls exploding batteries

AT&T recalls exploding batteries

AT&T is recalling 17,000 batteries used in the equipment for its internet television service after a small number exploded.

Jan 18 2008 12:05PM
Sanyo looks to solar power and batteries

Sanyo looks to solar power and batteries

Sanyo has announced plans to double its annual investment in solar power and rechargeable batteries, according to reports from Japan..
Nov 21 2007 7:04AM
Market surge predicted for thin-film batteries

Market surge predicted for thin-film batteries

The value of the thin-film and printed battery market will reach US$5.6 billion by 2015, new research predicts..
Oct 31 2007 7:47AM
Researchers double capacity of lithium ion batteries

Researchers double capacity of lithium ion batteries

New 'layered-composite' material improves performance and stability.
May 9 2007 3:02PM

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