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  1. Oracle to acquire content storage management company Front Porch DigitalRead the original story

    30 min ago | ComputerWorld

    Oracle has signed an agreement to acquire Front Porch Digital, a provider of technology for migrating, managing and monetizing large-scale media content. The financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.


  2. IT vendor partnership helps drive Aussie solar car teamRead the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | ComputerWorld

    When you're racing a solar powered experiment on wheels across the Australian outback, the last thing you need is IT equipment failure. Thankfully this wasn't the case for the University of Western Sydney's solar car team in 2013's 3000 kilometre race from Darwin to Adelaide.


  3. NBN Co's Morrow promises 'aggressive' push to connect homesRead the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | ComputerWorld

    So-called 'Service Class Zero' premises - homes and buildings that can't connect to the National Broadband Network despite fibre being run down their street - will be targeted under a 'bulk drop' contract between NBN Co and Queensland-headquartered Universal Communications Group. NBN Co CEO Bill Morrow told 936 ABC Hobart that UCG's target for connecting Service Class Zero premises is "quite aggressive".


  4. Thiess, UCG announce NBN contract winsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ComputerWorld

    NBN Co has extended its contract Leighton Holdings subsidiary Thiess, with the construction company set to rake in up to $183 million over two years, with the option for a 12-month extension. The contract covers the connection of premises to the National Broadband Network in the ACT, New South Wales and Queensland.


  5. Want lithium-ion batteries to last? Slow charging may not be the answerRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | ITworld

    New research by a California-based team could change the way lithium-ion batteries are charged in consumer electronics products and electric cars, leading to longer lifetimes and more useful batteries. The work, published on Sunday in the Nature Materials journal, challenges the commonly held notion that slowly charging a battery helps prolong its life and that it's damaging to a battery if a large amount of energy is withdrawn in a short time.


  6. For lithium-ion batteries to last, slow charging isn't the answerRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | ComputerWorld

    Particles range from fully charged to intermediate charge to drained of charge The scalebar equals 500 nm. New research by a California-based team could change the way lithium-ion batteries are charged in consumer electronics products and electric cars, leading to longer lifetimes and more useful batteries.


  7. First drive: 2015 Volkswagen e-GolfRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Digital Trends

    Volkswagen's first fully electric vehicle for the U.S., the e-Golf, is stylish, practical and loaded with desirable features, but availability is limited and the price is steep. Not surprisingly, on the morning of the inaugural test drive event, vee-dub arranged for us journalists a fleet of e-Golfs, its first EV for the U.S. market, slathered in electric blue paint.


  8. What exactly is Tesla building up there?Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

    That has been the cause of several spontaneous cell phone combustions. Now that Tesla Motors is poised to park its $5 billion lithium-ion battery plant near Reno, Nevadans may be wondering: What exactly is a lithium-ion battery, and how is it made? Lithium batteries are disposable and contain lithium as an anode; lithium-ion batteries use similar technology but are rechargeable.


  9. Electric cars are comingRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... going to take quite a long time before we see the much vaunted 1,000,000 electric cars on the road. The electric vehicle market is still very confusing. The product choices are very complex, a function of the technology. There are dual drivetrain ...


  10. Hybrids and plug-ins make slow sales gainsRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Detroit Free Press

    Newly assembled Toyota Prius hybrid vehicles are parked at the company's plant in the city of Toyota, Aichi Prefecture in 2010. / KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images) Hybrids, plug-in hybrids and electric cars continue to make sales gains, even if their percentage of the total vehicle market is still relatively small.


  11. Tesla's $1.3 billion incentive deal with Nevada includes direct salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Automotive News

    Tesla CEO Elon Musk addresses the media last week in Nevada after unveiling plans to build the world's largest lithium ion battery plant near Reno. Photo credit: BLOOMBERG Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval signed tax breaks worth as much as $1.3 billion and a measure allowing Tesla Motors Inc. to sell directly to state residents, the final steps to bring the world's largest lithium-ion battery factory to Reno. 1 comment

  12. Tesla is taking Nevada for a rideRead the original story

    Friday | Los Angeles Times

    Elon Musk, left, CEO of Tesla Motors, appears at a news conference with Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval. The state of Nevada, of all places, should understand the gambler's adage about how if you can't pick out the sucker at your card table, it's you.


  13. 720-hp Global XRS 7200 6x6 expedition vehicle thunders into viewRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Gizmag

    If the Earthroamer XV-LTS and Mercedes Zetros don't quite reach the level of luxury-meets-off-road-fortitude you're looking for, may we suggest the Action Mobil Global XRS 7200. This large expedition vehicle combines six driven wheels of off-road fury with a luxuriously appointed living pod that has the look of a chic city apartment.


  14. Tesla deal includes money for Nevada educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | KLAS-TV Las Vegas

    The company's new lithium-ion battery factory is expected to be up and running just outside Reno by 2017. While lawmakers awarded Tesla more than a billion dollars in tax incentives , one stipulation of the deal is Tesla must give money to train Nevada students in battery technology.


  15. Tesla, Nevada Strike Tax-Break Deal on Battery 'Gigafactory'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | PC Magazine

    The EV maker's plan to build the world's most advanced lithium ion battery plant in Nevada clears a major hurdle. Tesla's plan to build a "gigafactory" in Nevada to manufacture electric vehicle batteries cleared a major hurdle this week when Governor Brian Sandoval signed a package of bills providing more than $1 billion in tax breaks and other perks to the auto maker.


  16. An extraordinary occasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Las Vegas Review Journal

    Gov. Brian Sandoval was even more upbeat than usual in his office late Thursday night, as he gathered amidst a throng of reporters and state lawmakers to sign four bills passed in a two-day special session granting Tesla Motors more than $1.3 billion in incentives for moving to Nevada. "I think we can all go home with our conscience clear: We made history tonight," Sandoval told the large crowd in his office in the Capitol building.


  17. Infiniti offers three Q70 engines: Get the hybridRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Globe and Mail

    The new 2015 Infiniti Q70 has a revamped exterior and a version is available that offers a longer wheelbase. The new 2015 Infiniti Q70 has a revamped exterior and a version is available that offers a longer wheelbase.


  18. Driving on SunshineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Examiner.com

    ... mile drive range and priced around $13K. The Chevy Volt, the first drive by wire hybrid, gives consumers electric vehicle efficiency and gasoline drive range for a prices that is now comparable to a conventional sedan. Weighing in at just over 4600 ...


  19. Nevada Grants $1.3 Billion in Tax Breaks for Tesla GigafactoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Motor Trend

    Tesla recently chose Nevada as the future site for its Gigafactory battery facility, and if the company wasn't sure about its decision before, we bet it is now. Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval signed a deal that grants $1.3 billion worth of tax breaks, along with a measure allowing the electric car company to sell directly to state residents.


  20. Tesla Is Not All Glitter And GlamourRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Seeking Alpha

    Lately, a lot has been written about Tesla . It is easy to make a best-case scenario for Tesla, as the main underlying arguments why this automotive company is the future are plain obvious.