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The leakless alkaline battery

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Hitachi has invented an alkaline battery it can charge more than 25 cents for, because it never leaks. From Tech-on:

The new product (also called "Voltage") will be released April 1, 2009. The company developed a new zinc alloy to

Hitachi flings open the doors of perception, inaugurates nightmarishly trippy Tera Era

Two bags of grass, 75 pellets of mescaline, five sheets of high-powered blotter acid, a saltshaker half-full of cocaine... a quart of tequila, a quart of rum, a case of Budweiser, a pint of raw ether and two dozen amyls. …

Hitachi's Deskstar 7K1000B offers high-capacity, low-power 1TB drive

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In the juxtaposition between high power, high capacity and low power usage, there's slim common ground, but Hitachi's latest 7200 RPM, 1TB hard drive is deftly trying to straddle it. With a 32MB buffer and a three-disk drive, the 3.5-inch …