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Tesla claims it can drive battery costs down even lower with new material science innovations
by Jonathan Shieber on September 23, 2020 at 12:42 am
Amid a packed afternoon of announcements from Tesla around innovations the company is pursuing to slash the cost of electric vehicle production and energy storage through better battery design, the company said it’s made new advancements in material science for anodes and cathodes — key components of the lithium-ion batteries that are the heart of
Tesla is building a cathode plant and getting into the lithium mining business
by Kirsten Korosec on September 23, 2020 at 12:09 am
A little more than a year ago, during Tesla’s 2019 shareholder’s meeting, CEO Elon Musk said the company “might get into the business of mining minerals used in electric vehicle batteries.” Today, during Tesla’s so-called Battery Day event, Musk confirmed that the company is officially getting into the mining business. Tesla has secured the rights
Tesla says its battery innovations will deliver its goal of a $25,000 mass market electric car
by Darrell Etherington on September 22, 2020 at 11:06 pm
Tesla held its Battery Day event on Tuesday to discuss a variety of innovations it has developed and is pursuing in battery technology for its vehicles. At the event, Tesla CEO Elon Musk and SVP of Powertrain and Energy Engineering Drew Baglino detailed new anode and cathode technology it’s working on, as well as materials
TransferWise reports accelerating revenue growth to 70% in its March, 2020 fiscal year
by Alex Wilhelm on September 22, 2020 at 11:01 pm
TransferWise, a European fintech unicorn, announced the financial results of its fiscal year ending March, 2020. The company posted strong growth, continued profit and new customer records. TransferWise was most recently valued at $5 billion during a secondary sale worth $319 million in July of this year. On the results front, we can compare the
Caura, an app to take the hassle out of car ownership, launches from Echo co-founder Sai Lakshmi
by Steve O'Hear on September 22, 2020 at 11:00 pm
Caura, a new U.K. startup that aims to take the hassle out of car ownership, is breaking cover today. Founded by Sai Lakshmi, who previously co-founded Echo, the medication management service acquired by LloydsPharmacy owner McKesson, Caura is an iOS app designed to manage all of the vehicle-related admin that car owners endure. Drivers are
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Best smart locks of 2020: August, Yale, Schlage and more - CNET
by Molly Price on September 23, 2020 at 12:00 am
Ready to ditch your keys in 2020? These smart locks make bringing your front door online simple.
Best security cameras that run on batteries - CNET
by Megan Wollerton on September 22, 2020 at 11:55 pm
Want a security camera that can go pretty much anywhere? Here are your best choices.
Dodocool LED Floor Lamp - CNET
on September 22, 2020 at 9:11 pm
6 modes, 360° adjustable, 4 colors, smart remote/touch control
Best kitchen gadgets under $20 - CNET
by Jessica Dolcourt on September 22, 2020 at 8:51 pm
They're cheap, versatile and easy to store, use and clean.
The best smart bulb bargains in 2020: Philips, Lifx, GE, Wyze and more - CNET
by Ry Crist on September 22, 2020 at 5:15 pm
Looking for smart light bulbs that you can automate or control with voice commands? You're in luck -- and none of our top picks cost more than $15.