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FAA clears Boeing battery fix, ending 787 flight ban

787 Dreamliner Battery - Reuters

The Federal Aviation Administration gave formal approval on Thursday for a new lithium-ion battery system for Boeing Co's 787 Dreamliner, ending a three-month ban and clearing airlines to fly the plane with passengers again.


Justin Bieber accused of battery by Calabasas neighbor

Justin Bieber is under investigation by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department after a neighbor told authorities he was battered and threatened by the pop star outside his Calabasas home Tuesday morning.

Senh: Really, someone actually felt threatened by Justin Bieber?


Japan probe finds miswiring of Boeing 787 battery

Japan's Transport Ministry says a probe into the overheating of a lithium ion battery in an All Nippon Airways Boeing 787 found it was improperly wired.


NTSB: Plane batteries not necessarily unsafe


The use of lithium ion batteries to power aircraft systems isn't necessarily unsafe despite a battery fire in one Boeing 787 Dreamliner and smoke in another, but manufacturers need to build in reliable safeguards, the nation's top aviation safety investigator said Wednesday....


Backup Battery in 787 Had ‘No Obvious Anomalies,’ Report Says

787 Battery

An examination of the undamaged battery in the parked Boston plane found nothing out of the ordinary, the National Transportation Safety Board said. The second battery was the same design as the one that caught fire.


Amaya inactive for Dolphins following arrest; 15 Patriots listed as questionable

Miami Dolphins safety Jonathon Amaya is inactive for Sunday’s game against New England after he was charged with battery Monday following a confrontation with a taxi driver.


Novelties: Built-In Wireless Charging for Electronic Devices

Wireless Charger

A new system can wirelessly recharge smartphones and other consumer devices from up to several feet away — and it may eventually find use for electric vehicles and medical implants, too.


Arrest warrant issued for LSU QB Jefferson, LB Johns

Arrest warrant issued for LSU QB Jefferson, LB Johns

After a week of speculation, rumor and innuendo, the situation down in Baton Rouge has officially gotten very, very serious. LSU quarterback Jordan Jefferson and linebacker Josh Johns have surrendered to police on charges of second-degree battery, a felony in Louisiana, over an alleged bar fight earlier this week.


Say Hello To Electric Car Battery Swaps, Chinese Style

We all know that one of the biggest challenges facing electric cars is the fact that recharging a battery pack is orders of magnitude slower than filling a gasoline car’s fuel tank.


R.I.P., My Chrome Laptop

R.I.P., My Chrome Laptop

How long does a Chrome notebook battery last? Eighteen days, in the case of my test model. Sad. I know that this is a beta product, but that is a major fail, even in beta. This is the cloud-computing dream, the Microsoft headache that could challenge the ecosystem from Dell to Firefox.


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