Edmunds.com is reporting that the Honda FCX' zero-emission rating is earning (potential future) buyers a whopping tax credit. The hydrogen fuel cell car is the first vehicle first to meet government requirements outline din the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to qualify for a $12,000 tax incentive.
Sony has taken the final hurdle in bringing a new compact notebook to the U.S. The new TZ series will weigh in at just 2.62 pounds and offer a choice of Intel’s ultra low-voltage processors U7500 (1.06 GHz) or U7600 (1.2 GHz). Built on Intel’s Santa Rosa platform the notebooks will support draft-n (v2.0) wireless connectivity and come with an optional Novatel EvDO wireless broadband card, according to the documents filed with the FCC.
Research in Motion (RIM) today received approval from FCC for a new device the company calls a “handheld organizer and cellular phone with Wi-Fi” capability. Details about the device with the model number RBG41W were withheld, but sketches published on the FCC website reveal that RIM will introduce the Wi-Fi feature in a new version of the Blackberry 8800 series.
RIM declined declined to comment on a possible release date of the phone.
Nokia and Motorola are telling Chinese government officials that fake mobile phone batteries could explode.