Technology – Apple faces probe by Paris prosecutors over ‘planned obsolescence’

Paris prosecutors have launched a probe of US tech giant Apple over suspected “planned obsolescence” in some of its iPhone models. It comes after a complaint by the association Stop Planned Obsolescence (HOP or Halte a l’Obsolescence Programmee) that followed Apple’s admission last month that it intentionally slowed down older models of its iPhones over time.… Please follow and like us:

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Electric cars edge forward in 2017 but still have a long way to go

SAN FRANCISCO — Electric car sales in the U.S. are set to rise nearly 30 percent in 2017. “This was a notably good year,” said Genevieve Cullen, president of the Electric Drive Transportation Association. But the raw number of pure-electric and plug-in hybrid cars sold won’t top 200,000, which represents barely more than 1 percent of… Please follow and like us:

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Apple apologizes for slowing iPhones, offers discounted batteries

Apple on Thursday apologized to its customers for slowing down performance of older iPhone models and said it would discount replacement batteries for some of its handsets. The move by Apple responded to an uproar from iPhone users — and a series of lawsuits — after news of the battery problems stoked concerns the company was… Please follow and like us:

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Lithium Americas Stock Breaks Out, Implying Higher Stock Prices

LACDF Stock: Inverse Head and Shoulders Lithium Americas Stock The lithium sector is catching a bid, and with all due respect, the reasoning is quite sound. Centralized governments are starting to move away from combustion engines by banning the sale and production of these vehicles by a set mandate. It started in Europe, and now China… Please follow and like us:

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Tesla is building the world’s biggest battery. Here’s how it will work.

Get amped to learn about lithium-ion energy storage! A large wind farm will charge the batteries. Tesla. By the end of the year, the state of South Australia will be home to the world’s biggest battery, if Elon Musk and Tesla make good on an ambitious commitment. The battery installation will be hooked up to a… Please follow and like us:

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