Battery

Within a few years NASA hopes to fly a piloted X-plane, replacing the wings and engines of a Tecnam P2006T with electric-powered propellers.
(NASA Graphic)

NASA’s Electric Aircraft Could Revolutionize Your Work Commute

Planes could soon be ditching the jet fuel for electricity.

05/13/2015

Tesla batteries installed at Kendall-Jackson wines. (Kendall Jackson)

Napa’s Kendall-Jackson Wines Becomes Early Adopter Of Tesla Battery

Your next bottle of chardonnay may have a much smaller environmental footprint after the makers of the Kendall-Jackson label jumped on board with the latest green invention from Tesla.

05/01/2015

Elon Musk expected to unveil a battery Thursday. (@ElonMusk/Twitter)

Tesla ‘Powerwall’ Battery Technology Unveiled, Set To Cost Around $3K

Electric car maker Tesla Motors wants to park its battery technology in homes and businesses across the U.S.

04/30/2015

Elon Musk expected to unveil a battery Thursday. (@ElonMusk/Twitter)

Elon Musk Expected To Reveal Tesla’s ‘Missing Piece’ Thursday

All techy eyes are on Tesla Thursday as CEO Elon Musk prepares to unveil a new product at the company’s facility in Hawthorne, California.

04/30/2015

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Tesla Stock Hits High Point Of 2015 Ahead Of New Product Announcement

esla’s stock is charged-up on a potential home battery

04/27/2015

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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

(CBS SF)

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

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