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U.S. to research recycling of lithium-ion batteries

Business Feb 16, 2019

U.S. to research recycling of lithium-ion batteries

The U.S. government will lead an ambitious effort to develop technologies to recycle lithium-ion batteries from electric vehicles, cellphones and other sources to ensure a reliable and affordable supply of metals crucial to battery production in anticipation of soaring global demand and potential shortages, ...

Business Feb 4, 2019

PayPay to launch second rebate campaign valued at ¥10 billion

Japan-based smartphone payment service provider PayPay Corp. says it will launch another campaign Feb. 12 to give its users reward points worth a total of ¥10 billion. The campaign by the joint venture between SoftBank Group Corp. and Yahoo Japan Corp. will provide shoppers with ...

iPhone Facetime bug lets unanswered callers eavesdrop and observe

World Jan 29, 2019

iPhone Facetime bug lets unanswered callers eavesdrop and observe

A newly discovered Facetime bug lets people hear and even see those they are reaching out to on iPhones using the video calling software, sparking privacy fears. The bug, initially outlined by Apple product and review website 9to5Mac.com, was reported by several media outlets. A video ...