Category Archives: SCIENCE/TECHNOLOGY

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai says California net neutrality rules are ‘illegal’

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai says California net neutrality rules are ‘illegal’ FCC Chairman Ajit Pai spoke out against California’s efforts to establish its own net neutrality rules. Win McNamee / Getty Images California’s efforts to establish its own net neutrality rules are “illegal,” says the head of America’s top communications regulator. “California’s micromanagement poses a risk to… Read More »

The lithium-ion battery that didn’t explode

The lithium-ion battery that didn’t explode Batteries are our lifeblood. Lithium-ion power cells, first commercialized by Sony in 1991, enable nearly every 21st century convenience: Phones, laptops, wireless headphones, cordless power tools — even electric vehicles. But like the other great conveniences of our modern age — automobiles and air travel — on the rare occasions… Read More »