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Tesla Announces New Sensors and Puts the Brakes on Autopilot

Every new Tesla will be kitted out with all the hardware that Elon Musk claims is required for the cars to go fully autonomous—but they won’t be allowed to for now.

Thu 20 Oct 16 from MIT Technology Review

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Flying drones could soon re-charge whilst airborne with new technology

Scientists have demonstrated a highly efficient method for wirelessly transferring power to a drone while it is flying.

Thu 20 Oct 16 from

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Tesla may enter ride ride-hailing business next year

Electric car maker Tesla Motors has plans to get into the ride-hailing and sharing businesses.

Fri 21 Oct 16 from

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Tesla to build self-driving tech into all cars

Tesla will build self-driving technology into all the electric cars it makes, running it in "shadow" mode to gather data on whether it is safer than having people in control.

Thu 20 Oct 16 from

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From ancient fossils to future cars: Energy-efficient batteries from silicon in diatomaceous earth

Researchers at the University of California, Riverside's Bourns College of Engineering have developed an inexpensive, energy-efficient way to create silicon-based anodes for lithium-ion batteries ...

Fri 21 Oct 16 from

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The next big renewable energy source could be right beneath your feet

Flooring can be made from any number of sustainable materials, making it an eco-friendly option in homes and businesses alike.

Thu 20 Oct 16 from

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Researchers discover ways to expand temperature stability range of solar cells

Despite the potential for powering the world with energy from the sun—the most abundant source of renewable energy - only about 1 percent of the world's energy production currently comes through ...

Fri 21 Oct 16 from TechXplore

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Exploding smartphones: What's the silent danger lurking in our rechargeable devices?

Dozens of dangerous gases are produced by the batteries found in billions of consumer devices, like smartphones and tablets, according to a new study. The research, published in Nano Energy, ...

Thu 20 Oct 16 from

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Safe new storage method could be key to future of hydrogen-powered vehicles

Hydrogen is often described as the fuel of the future, particularly when applied to hydrogen-powered fuel cell vehicles. One of the main obstacles facing this technology – a potential solution ...

Thu 20 Oct 16 from

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Lithium ion battery for electronic textiles grows back together after breaking

Electronics that can be embedded in clothing are a growing trend. However, power sources remain a problem. In the journal Angewandte Chemie, scientists have now introduced thin, flexible, lithium ...

Thu 20 Oct 16 from

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