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The Telecom Digest for Tue, 13 Dec 2016
Volume 35 : Issue 186 : "text" format

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Designing a Safer Battery for Smartphones (That Won't Catch Fire)Monty Solomon
Happy Holidays!HAncock4
---------------------------------------------------------------------- Message-ID: <76A90120-72F2-406E-A0DF-CC0E20C2D336@roscom.com> Date: Sun, 11 Dec 2016 23:09:44 -0500 From: Monty Solomon <monty@roscom.com> Subject: Designing a Safer Battery for Smartphones (That Won't Catch Fire) Designing a Safer Battery for Smartphones (That Won't Catch Fire) A Massachusetts start-up is part of a new wave of efforts in the United States, Europe and Asia to improve battery technologies as consumers demand more from phones and cars. SAN FRANCISCO - Mike Zimmerman likes to shock his guests by using a hammer to drive a nail through a solid polymer lithium metal battery. Nothing happens - and that's a good thing. http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/11/technology/designing-a-safer-battery-for-smartphones-that-wont-catch-fire.html ------------------------------ Message-ID: <ce6aad1f-1213-42ec-87d4-6597702d2ced@googlegroups.com> Date: Sat, 10 Dec 2016 11:59:50 -0800 (PST) From: HAncock4 <withheld@invalid.telecom-digest.org> Subject: Happy Holidays! Best wishes to all for a joyous holiday and a happy and healthy new year! The old Western Union Telegraph Company encouraged people to send holiday greetings and cash gifts by wire. Below are some ads that originally appeared in LIFE magazine. Christmas messages would be send on specially decorated blanks. Messages for children would be sent on a Santa-Gram blank. Money orders could be sent in a decorated gift envelope. https://books.google.com/books?id=_U0EAAAAMBAJ&lpg=PA68&ots=XZcmqlpN35&dq=life%20%22western%20union%22%20christmas&pg=PA68#v=onepage&q=life%20%22western%20union%22%20christmas&f=false https://books.google.com/books?id=dj8EAAAAMBAJ&lpg=PA9&dq=life%20%22western%20union%22%20christmas&pg=PA9#v=onepage&q=life%20%22western%20union%22%20christmas&f=false https://books.google.com/books?id=WlMEAAAAMBAJ&lpg=PA35&dq=life%20%22western%20union%22%20christmas&pg=PA35#v=onepage&q=life%20%22western%20union%22%20christmas&f=false ------------------------------ ********************************************* End of telecom Digest Tue, 13 Dec 2016

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