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At long last, new lithium battery tech actually arrives on the market (and might already be in your smartphone)

At long last, new lithium battery tech actually arrives on the market (and might already be in your smartphone)

Amprius, a battery startup based in Silicon Valley, is making waves with a new kind of lithium-ion battery that stores around 20% more energy than batteries currently on the market. Unlike most battery breakthroughs that we write about on ExtremeTech, this one is actually here today: Amprius is already shipping its batteries to some smartphone makers, and has recently secured ...

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NSA can track you with cookies from Google, iOS, Android – and it might be legal

NSA can track you with cookies from Google, iOS, Android – and it might be legal

It’s difficult to tell just how upset to be about the latest NSA techno-super power uncovered by Washington Post reporters, because it’s unclear just what exactly is going on. A series of Snowden-leaked slides from an NSA meeting entitled “NSA signal-surveillance success stories” has revealed that the agency is collecting location and browsing data through the cookies and geo-tags openly ...

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Might not be MRSA at school, city sez

BSIP/UIG via Getty Images This 2005 scanning electron micrograph sem depicted numerous clumps of Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteria, commonly referred to by the acronym MRSA. A Westchester Village special-education school may not have been infected with an antibiotic-resistant strain of staph bacteria as initially feared, the city Health Department said. “After hearing reports of a possible MRSA case at ...

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