Jury picks life sentence for Arkansas man convicted in death

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas man convicted in the torture, sexual assault and killing of a 24-year-old woman has been spared the death penalty and sentenced instead to life in prison. ...

Man in Germany killed when AA-battery charger explodes

BERLIN (AP) — Police say a man in Germany has died after a battery-charging device exploded, firing an object into the man's chest. A spokesman for Hamburg police said Thursday the i...

Power Integrations’ SCALE-iDriver ICs Now Available with AEC-Q100 Certification for Automotive Use

SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 5, 2018--Power Integrations (Nasdaq: POWI ), the leader in gate-driver technology for medium- and high-voltage inverter applications, today announced that two me...

Silicon Mitus Designs Very High Efficiency Switched Capacitor for Fast Charging Applications

SEOUL-PANKYO, South Korea--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 14, 2018--Silicon Mitus, an advanced specialist in PMIC technology, announced the SM5428, a Switched Capacitor Battery Charger. The DC-DC converter has ...

Recalls this week: power banks, baby pacifiers

Several versions of battery-charging power banks sold through Amazon are being recalled because they can overheat and ignite. Other recalled consumer products include baby pacifiers, spas and bicycle ...

CPC to spend NT$2 billion on battery stations

Taipei, Oct. 17 -- State-owned CPC Corp., Taiwan (中油) is planning to spend NT$2 billion (US$66.223 million) to build battery charging and swap stations for electric motorcycles around the island. H...

CORRECTING and REPLACING Verily Life Sciences Launches Liftware™ Level Device to Help People with Limited Hand and Arm Mobility Eat with Confidence

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CORRECTING and REPLACING Verily Life Sciences Launches Liftware™ Level Device to Help People with Limited Hand and Arm Mobility Eat with Confidence

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Verily Life Sciences Launches Liftware™ Level Device to Help People with Limited Hand and Arm Mobility Eat with Confidence

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 1, 2016--Verily Life Sciences LLC (formerly Google Life Sciences), an Alphabet company, today announced the commercial launch of its second consumer p...

New multi-device battery charger developed by local researchers

Taipei, Oct. 2 (CNA) Computers, tablets and mobile phones are musts for many people today, but their batteries -- all with different voltages -- need different chargers, creating hassle for traveler...