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February 6, 2018 8:36 PM Apple mulls refunds for battery replacement on old iPhones

Apple mulls refunds for battery replacement on old iPhones Apple is mulling refunds to customers who paid full price for battery replacements on older iPhones. Apple now offers a $50 discount as part of its apology for secretly slowing down the devices. Apple isn't providing details on a potential rebate yet. The possibility was mentioned in Apple's 47

February 6, 2018 5:14 PM Apple says it sees 'strong demand' for replacement iPhone batteries: letter

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Apple Inc (AAPL.O) is seeing “strong demand” for replacement iPhone batteries and disclosed it is considering offering rebates for consumers who paid full price for new batteries, the company said in a February 2 letter to U.S. lawmakers made public Tuesday. Apple confirmed in December that software to deal with aging batteries 46

January 29, 2018 5:35 PM Driven by Electric-Vehicle Demand, Firms Focus on Cobalt

The once-obscure material is valued for its ability to withstand the heat generated by lithium-ion batteries Booming demand for cellphone and electric-vehicle batteries has created a once-unthinkable metals-industry player: the pure cobalt company. Cobalt prices have risen 270% on the London Metal Exchange to about $80,000 a metric ton since early 2016, creating 41

January 12, 2018 8:42 PM Germany: Suspect package found, linked to extortion case

BERLIN – German authorities have found what appears to be powder from fireworks and a fuse in a package sent to a bank in Berlin. They say there's a link to an extortion plot uncovered before Christmas. The package was delivered Friday. An employee who opened the package saw wires in it and alerted police. The German news agency dpa reported that Berlin 38

January 11, 2018 4:59 PM Autonomous Honda ATV could be the workhorse of the future

Honda is developing an off-roader that can carry just about anything, except a driver. The 3E-D18 has a rack system that allows different types of gear and components to be attached to it. (Honda) The 3E-D18 is an autonomous ATV designed to be used as a workhorse by construction crews, farmers, search and rescue teams, etc., or adventurers who just need a little 79

January 11, 2018 2:06 PM Lockheed enhances capability of its Aegis missile-defense system

(Reuters) - Lockheed Martin Corp said on Thursday it had connected key components of its new long-range discrimination radar (LRDR) with its Aegis Ashore missile-defense system to enhance Aegis’s capabilities. With this technology, the Aegis missile-defense system - a collection of radar stations and interceptors - will be simultaneously able to detect 53

January 3, 2018 9:55 PM Scana and GM climb while Intel and MoneyGram sink

The struggling energy company agreed to be bought by Dominion Energy for $7.9 billion in stock. U.S. regulators rejected the sale of the money transfer to a Chinese firm. The consumer products company said it will try to sell its batteries and appliances businesses. The Botox maker said it will cut at least $300 million in annual spending and will eliminate 48

January 2, 2018 4:53 PM Saudi-led coalition denies blocking aid to Yemen

RIYADH (Reuters) - The Saudi-led military coalition fighting in Yemen has denied blocking aid and basic supplies from entering, following a Reuters story detailing how Yemen is struggling to cope with a new outbreak of the bacterial disease diphtheria. The Dec. 29 report ( quoted the World Health Organization as saying 380 patients had been admitted 51

December 26, 2017 12:00 PM Latest Entrants Into Electric Car Race: Makers of Post-It Notes, Paint

Old-line industrial companies like 3m, PPG and DowDuPont vie to supply car makers of the future Automakers and popular ride-hailing apps aren’t the only companies looking to cash in on the shift to electric and self-driving vehicles. Old-line industrial companies outside Detroit and Silicon Valley are, too. Manufacturing giant 3M Co., which makes Post-It 59

December 24, 2017 5:32 PM Tracker on Twitter shark 'Mary Lee' falls silent in Atlantic

Tracker on Twitter shark 'Mary Lee' falls silent in Atlantic The transmitter attached to a great white shark being tracked on Twitter has fallen silent. The research group Ocearch says the transmitter on the shark known as Mary Lee has not sent a signal since June 17, when she was swimming off the New Jersey coast. Founding chairman Chris Fischer and his crew caught 53