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Stanford Scientists Develop Batteries That Are Greener, Last Longer Than Today’s Batteries

Scientists at Stanford University said they have developed a high-performance aluminum-ion battery that could replace the alkaline and lithium-ion batteries that are used to power devices today.

04/06/2015

Model X seen roaming a Bay Area freeway.

Camouflaged Tesla Model X Spotted Cruising Near Palo Alto

A person captured what appears to be Tesla’s pure electric SUV cruising a Bay Area freeway for a test drive.

03/24/2015

Aristocrat, a Saint Bernard, sits at a press conference kicking off the 137th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on February 7, 2013 in New York City. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Smartphone Battery Firm To Send St. Bernards Carrying Battery Packs To SXSW Attendees With Dead Phones

A smartphone accessory firm has a plan to save battery-drained attendees at the South by Southwest 2015 festival by sending them a rescue St. Bernard dog carrying a reserve battery pack.

03/10/2015

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Apple Battery Lawsuit Employee Poaching Noncompete iPhone iPad

A battery maker is suing Apple, claiming it aggressively poached some key staff members in violation of their nondisclosure and non-compete agreements.

02/19/2015

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San Mateo Sheriff’s Deputies Seek Suspect Who Slapped Millbrae Woman’s Buttocks Then Fled

The suspect slapped a woman on her buttocks outside her Millbrae home, then immediately said, “I thought you were my girlfriend,” according to sheriff’s deputies.

01/11/2015

SF General Hospital

Sheriff’s Deputy Arrested For Alleged Battery Of Patient At San Francisco General Hospital

A San Francisco Sheriff’s Department deputy has been charged with the alleged battery of a patient at San Francisco General Hospital.

12/19/2014

Tyler Wallace

Palo Alto Man Suspected Of Battering, Sexually Assaulting His Girlfriend Arrested

A man suspected of battering and sexually assaulting his live-in girlfriend early Sunday morning in Palo Alto and fled the scene was arrested, police said.

10/26/2014

An Uber passenger (L) demonstrates to KPIX 5 reporter Joe Vazquez how she claims the driver pulled her out of his car. (CBS)

Driver Disputes Passenger Version Of San Francisco Uber Ride Gone Wrong; ‘I Did Not Touch That Woman’

A San Francisco Uber driver has disputed a passenger’s claim that he forcibly removed her from his car and smashed her smartphone when she tried to record the alleged incident.

10/21/2014

Keyshia Cole (credit: Cindy Ord/Getty Images)

Keyshia Cole Arrested On Suspicion Of Battery

After an altercation, the Grammy-nominated R&B singer has been arrested on suspicion of battery…

09/19/2014

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Nevada Lawmakers Unanimously Approve $1.3 Billion In Tax Breaks For Tesla ‘Gigafactory’

An unprecedented package of economic incentives to bring Tesla Motors’ $5 billion lithium battery factory to Nevada won unanimous approval from the state Legislature late Thursday and Gov. Brian Sandoval was preparing to quickly sign it into law.

09/11/2014

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