Tesla Gigafactory Might Achieve $100/kWh Battery Cost

Electric vehicle battery technology is usually of the lithium-ion chemistry, and it costs $400 to $500 USD per kWh, down from $1,000 a few years ago. They have certainly made strides, and they are set to make even bigger strides in the near future, possibly to $100 per kWh of batteries. Tesla Motors has aimed…

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Google Bans The Disconnect App From The Play Store

Google has banned the Disconnect Android app from the Google Play app store. Disconnect is an app available for iOS, Android, and PCs which is touted as a privacy protection tool that prevents apps and websites from collecting excessive amounts of your personal data. Google stated that it violates their policy which prohibits interference with…

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Cloud Computing May Have A Cloudy Future

‘Cloudy’ in this case means uncertain, not dark. Before I get started, cloud storage is one thing, cloud computing is another. Cloud storage enables you to conveniently access files uploaded to it wherever you have internet access. Cloud computing involves remotely using another computer via a technology somewhat similar to a dummy terminal. This dummy…

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This is Project Wing, Google's drone delivery system.

Google Drone Delivery: Is This A Good Idea?

In the Australian Outback, Google has been testing a drone delivery project called Project Wing. This is a project of Google[x], which is dedicated to major technological advancements. ‘Australia’s rolling hills, open sky and long-standing history of innovation with UAVs provided the perfect opportunity to safely put our prototype vehicles and delivery system through their…

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Cellphone Kill Switch Mandate Signed Into Law

Gov. Jerry Brown of California has signed into law senate bill 962 which mandates all manufacturers to include a ‘kill switch’ in all the cellphones that they manufacture after January 1, 2015, and this feature must also be enabled by default. Retailers in violation of this law will attract a fine ranging from $500 to…

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China Bans Windows 8, Tries To Make Its Own OS

The Chinese government doesn’t have the most delightful relationship with the U.S., and Windows is developed by Microsoft, an American company. Could this be why they have banned the use of Windows 8 on government computers? They attempted to replace Windows with Kylin, a Unix-like OS based on freeBSD, and another OS called Asianux was…

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Unlock/Start Your Tesla Model S With Your iPhone

A Tesla Model S operating system (OS) update (Version 6) may enable you to unlock and start your Tesla Model S using your iPhone, according to an Electrek leak. Is This Convenient? Do You Need To Unlock Your Tesla Model S With A Phone? Is it really that difficult to take your conventional keys/remote out…

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