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Lithium-Ion Battery

Batteries will power on despite Dreamliner glitch with lithium-ion-fuelled cells

In January, Boeing's new, 787 Dreamliners were grounded due to overheating problems with their lithium-ion batteries, leading to potential fire risks. These were well-publicised yet rare incidents involving lithium-ion batteries - which abound in our modern lives, powering devices such as mobile phones and laptops.

Sunday, 31 March, 2013, 1:06am

Soft battery maker Enfucell plans to expand into mainland and US

Finland soft battery developer Enfucell is looking for Euro5 million (HK$61 million) in financing for business expansion in the United States and in China, said chief operating officer Risto Huvila.

29 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Nokia cannot guarantee battery replacement time

Nokia owners were advised yesterday to stop using telephones with questionable batteries even if they had not received a new one from the phone maker, which said it could give no guarantee about how long it would take to send out replacements.

16 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Battery maker's growth given loan kick

China BAK Battery, one of the world's largest suppliers of lithium-based battery cells, is set to expand its development and manufacture of advanced products in the mainland after securing loan facilities worth 300 million yuan last month.

16 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Battery collection plan to be powered up

Department aims to double the size of the latest shipment sent to South Korea

The environmental watchdog aims to double the recovery rate of used rechargeable batteries this year after 13 tonnes of toxic batteries collected in the past 12 months were shipped to Korea yesterday.

12 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Secrets to a long and healthy life for your battery

What is the best way to treat my Apple iBook lithium ion battery? Should I keep it plugged into the wall even when it is fully charged or should I unplug it? And if unplugging basically means letting the battery go down, should I let it go down to absolutely dead or half dead before recharging?

3 Feb 2004 - 12:00am

Secrets to a long and healthy life for your battery

What is the best way to treat my Apple iBook lithium ion battery? Should I keep it plugged into the wall even when it is fully charged or should I unplug it? And if unplugging basically means letting the battery go down, should I let it go down to absolutely dead or half dead before recharging?

2 Feb 2004 - 12:00am

10 things to watch out for when ...

Weight: Laptops are in two categories, ultralite and regular. Ultralites are lighter and thinner but have limited built-in features. Regular laptops have features such as a large, bright screen; long-life battery; CD-ROM and floppy-disk drive.

10 Feb 2002 - 12:00am