A New Battery Could Keep Your Phone Charged for Five Days – This Week in Tech – 01/05/2020

A New Battery Could Keep Your Phone Charged for Five Days

A new lithium-sulphur battery with an ultra-high capacity could lead to drastically cheaper electric cars and grid energy storage…


IRS Drops Longstanding Promise Not to Compete Against TurboTax

The Internal Revenue Service’s new agreement with the tax-software industry prohibits companies from hiding their free options from search engines and allows the IRS to offer its own tax-return software in competition against TurboTax. That doesn’t mean the IRS will offer its own software, but the agency has officially rescinded its promise not to compete against the industry…


IT Exec Sets Up Fake Biz, Uses It to Bill His Bosses $6m for Phantom Gear, Gets Caught by Microsoft Word Metadata

A now-former senior IT exec has admitted conning his employer out of $6m – by setting up a fake tech services biz that billed his bosses for bogus services…


Want to Lift 200 Pounds Without Breaking a Sweat? Strap Into This Exosuit

For a championship weightlifter, performing a barbell curl with 200 pounds is tough. Get in half a dozen reps and you’d rightly feel like Superman in the gym. But what if your job was to perform bicep curls of anything up to 200 pounds, eight hours a day, five days a week? And what if, rather than simply lifting the weights, you had to dexterously manipulate them into place so that they could be slotted together with other 200 pound objects? Oh, and you had to do it in such a way that you would remain injury free, potentially continuing your weightlifting career until a mandatory retirement age of, say, 66 or 67?…


AI System Outperforms Experts in Spotting Breast Cancer

An artificial intelligence program has been developed that is better at spotting breast cancer in mammograms than expert radiologists…


Kohler Puts an Alexa-Enabled Smart Speaker in a Showerhead

If you like to listen to tunes in the morning, then Kohler has just the over-the-top product for you: a portable smart speaker with built-in Alexa that slots right into your showerhead…


Samsung Announces the First True ‘Zero Bezel’ TV With Several Groundbreaking Features

Last week, we reported that Samsung is set to announce a truly bezel-less TV at CES 2020. Later, we posted about the first marketing photos of the Samsung Q950TS 8K QLED TV. Today, Samsung has officially announced the 2020 QLED 8K TV (Q950TS) at CES 2020. The main highlight of the 2020 QLED 8K TV is its infinity design that eliminates the screen bezel completely. The 15mm ultra-slim design and fully flat back will look great in any home setup. In addition to the groundbreaking infinity design, the new 2020 QLED 8K comes with several improvements to the audio and visual experience, you can read about them below…

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