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# Charging
Greyhound latest bin company to start charging customers for green bins
The charges have been blamed on China’s decision to stop accepting and processing recycling materials.
# firemole
This gadget will sound an alarm if your charger overheats
It recently won an innovation award.
# Water fight
€467m on meters, but bitter water war could end up costing a lot more
The water committee is meeting again today to vote on its final report, but there are fears we’re on the brink of an election.
# Sit down next to me
The new Penneys that's opened in New York has kept the 'seats for the lads'
Important.
# now you C me
You're going to start seeing more of these new USB ports from now on
USB Type-C ports and cables are slowly becoming a standard feature for devices, and they’re here to stay.
# Convenience
If you're buying a battery pack, you should consider some important details
They can help prolong battery life, but it pays to put a little bit of thought into it.
# Charging
Warning after electric bike battery goes on fire inside house
It was charging overnight – thankfully a smoke alarm alerted the household.
# Safety First
Charging your phone using public USB ports isn't as safe as you might think
One more thing to keep in mind the next time you have a low battery.
# don't do this
Police post photos of just how badly charging your phone while sleeping can go
It’s unclear whether or not anyone was hurt in the incident.
# abstracting electricity
Man arrested on London train for charging phone
Robin Lee was confronted by a police community support officer.
# Start Me Up
Ultimate motivation: You could soon be able to charge your phone by exercising
If that doesn’t get you running, we don’t know what will.
# medical implant
Breakthrough wireless charging method will allow for deep body implants
The development would allow medical devices like pacemakers to have smaller batteries and be placed deep within the human body.
# Week in Web
Weird Wide Web: Lazy parenting, optimum charging and your next Netflix binge
All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.
# shocking
There are five times as many charge stations in Ireland as electric cars
There is a total of 259 electric vehicles in the country and €9.3 million has already been spent on charging infrastructure by the ESB.
# Electric Cars
Electric cars can now be powered up at Dublin Airport
Dublin Airport Authority has installed new charging points in its Terminal 2 car park.
# WiFi
Free WiFi launched on all Irish Rail Intercity trains
Irish Rail says the Intercity fleet is now fully equipped with WiFi, and every seat will have a plug socket for passengers to charge their devices on board.