China developed batteries to make cell phones last 50 years, drones last forever

A Chinese company has claimed to have developed a nuclear battery that provides enough energy to power a mobile phone for 50 years without recharging. China's Betavolt New Energy Technology Co. has claimed to have developed a new battery that combines nickel-63 (⁶3Ni) radioisotope with fourth-generation diamond semiconductors. The result is a battery that reportedly […]

Why are Teslas’ batteries dying in the cold? | Tesla

For nearly a week, frigid temperatures from Chicago to North Texas have made life difficult for electric car owners, with reduced range and hours of waiting at charging stations. On Monday, television reporters discovered a Tesla that had run out of battery while waiting in a long line to plug in at a Supercharger station […]

Mississippi legislators approve incentives for a factory that would make EV batteries

The Mississippi Legislature on Thursday gave broad bipartisan approval to state incentives for factories that make electric vehicle batteries. The project promises to create 2,000 jobs with an average salary of about $66,000. After lawmakers voted, Republican Gov. Tate Reeves named the four companies involved. Heavy-duty truck manufacturers Cummins Axelera, Daimler Trucks and PACCAR will […]

Woman Allegedly Kills Boyfriend’s Child By Feeding Her Screws, Batteries

The child died of organ failure. New Delhi: A Pennsylvania woman has been accused of poisoning her boyfriend's toddler by giving him batteries, screws and nail polish remover. According to the report, new york postAlecia Owens was arrested Thursday on suspicion of killing Iris Rita Alfera last June. Alecia was subsequently arrested. Pennsylvania Attorney General […]

Senators ask Pentagon to share two Iron Dome batteries with Israel 

A bipartisan group of senators, led by Sen. Jacky Rosen (D-Nev.), sent a letter to Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin asking Israel to build Iron Dome to help protect against rocket fire into civilian areas. It requested the Department of Defense to provide two anti-missile defense batteries. The senators noted that Hamas, which receives supplies […]

U.S. Marines to Buy 3 Iron Dome Batteries from Israel

The U.S. Marine Corps will purchase three Iron Dome batteries from Israel, an advanced anti-missile system that the Jewish state has used to protect civilian areas from barrages of rockets by Palestinian terrorists. U.S. President Joe Biden (center) with Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz (left) and Interim Prime Minister Yair Lapid (second from right) with […]

Meta’s new Threads app ‘murderous’ for phone batteries

Users in Meta’s new “Twitter killer” thread complained that the app, which had over 100 million users in less than a week after being online, was draining their phone’s battery noticeably. there is “Threads are just… killer for other people’s batteries?” app user wrote on his Twitter page. “I’m not going to use Instagram threads […]