Brian Heater, writing for TechCrunch;
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a recall for refurbished Galaxy Note 4 batteries. While the news has undeniable echoes of last year’s massive Note 7 disaster, this time out, the fault appears to fall at the feet of potentially counterfeited batteries supplied by FedEx.
Not the news that Samsung needs, since they are about to announce Note 8, specially after what happened with the Note 7.
Joey Maceda, writing for Yugatech;
After a bidding war with 91 other international bidders, Tesla CEO Elon Musk is promising to supply South Australia with a 100-megawatt battery before summer. It will be providing improved energy stability for SA, as well as act as a back-up in emergency situations. South Australia has been battling power problems since a statewide blackout in September of 2016.
MIX, writing for The Next Web;
Yesterday, Samsung dropped the bomb at the North American International Auto Show, announcing its energy storage subsidiary SDI is readying a next-gen electric vehicle battery that crams enough oomph to cover distances of up to 372 miles on a single cycle and packs a mighty quick charge feature.
Explosive title and that last paragraph!