November 28th @ 5:35 AM GMT
Yahoo! Philippine police defused a bomb found in a rubbish bin near the US embassy in Manila Monday, authorities said. The police chief of the national capital region told AFP an improvised explosive device composed of a cellphone, blasting cap, 9-volt battery and 81-millimetre mortar was found by a street sweeper about 200 meters from the embassy. ''Most probably there was an intention to bomb the area because there's a detonating device, a cellphone, but this is still under investigation,''... (World)
November 27th @ 6:03 AM GMT
Yahoo! German luxury carmaker BMW plans to launch a new version of its i3 electric car next year with a longer range and revamped design, German weekly Welt am Sonntag reported, citing company sources. BMW will rework the front and rear of the i3 and equip the car with a new battery to increase its range substantially beyond the current 300 km maximum, the paper said, adding that the increase would be below 50 percent. BMW has been torn about whether to accelerate development of new electric cars ... (Technology)
November 25th @ 4:58 PM GMT
Yahoo! All it needs now is a battery-electric vehicle that can use the fruits of Toyota's labor. (Business)
November 28th @ 6:05 AM GMT
AP In each of the past five Saturday evenings, thousands of protesters have transformed a darkened avenue near the South Korean presidential palace into a sea of light, waving candles, glowing smartphones and battery-powered LED sticks, singing and shouting for Presid (World)
November 28th @ 1:41 AM GMT
Wall Street Journal Toy makers flood the market with junior-size battery-operated sports car knockoffs with multiple speeds, slick paint jobs, working headlights, horns and leather seats. (Business)
November 28th @ 7:47 AM GMT
SlashDot An anonymous reader writes: A recent iOS update to 10.1.1 fix Apple's Health application has had unintended consequences for many users -- shutdown at 30% battery remaining and lack of audio using Apple Earpods. Users on an Apple forum report that the battery indicator jumps from 30% to 1% (dubbed the 30% bug) and a reboot is required where the phone then runs for a few more hours. Some have taken the iPhone back to receive a replacement only to find the same thing happens. Apple has not r... (Technology)
November 28th @ 4:48 PM GMT
Yahoo! If you're brave enough to download and install an iOS update the moment it's available, you might find yourself dealing with some strange battery quirks sincethe iOS 10.1.1 update. If so, you're not alone. It seems that some iPhone owners are finding themselves with batteries that spontaneously shut down despite their devices showing that they have plenty of battery left. As Forbes reports, the Apple support forums which are always a great place to find early adopters who have discovered... (Technology)