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Tesla Motors' $5 Billion Gigafactory Now Online: World's Biggest Factory Starts Battery Production

The $5 billion Gigafactory is now online as Tesla Motors has initiated the mass production of lithium-ion battery cells at the facility. The move was made despite the fact that less than 30 percent of the Gigafactory's structure is completed.

Business Tech January 4, 2017

Panasonic To Pump $256 Million Into Tesla Production Plant In New York

Panasonic will be investing more than $256 million in Tesla's Buffalo, New York plant. The funding will be used to manufacture photovoltaic cells and modules, and will be utilized in Tesla's solar products.

Car Tech December 29, 2016

Tesla Motors Reveals Collaboration With Panasonic For Solar Panel Production: Prelude To SolarCity Merger

Tesla Motors has revealed a possible collaboration with Panasonic on the production of solar panels at SolarCity's Gigafactory. The agreement could showcase what the combined Tesla Motors and SolarCity is capable of.

Business Tech October 17, 2016

Panasonic Aims At The Prosumer Market With The LUMIX GH5: 4K Videos At 60 FPS, 6K Photos

Panasonic announced that it is developing the Panasonic Lumix GH5, the long-awaited succesor to the GH4. The new GH5 features 4K video recording at 60 frames per second, a new 6K PHOTO burst mode and 10-bit color sub-sampling.

Gadgets September 20, 2016

Panasonic Toughpad FZ-A2: Rugged 10.1-Inch Android Tablet With Intel Under The Hood

Panasonic has unveiled the latest version of its rugged Android tablet series, the Panasonic Toughpad FZ-A2. The highlight of Panasonic’s Toughpad series is its known capability to meet the tougher demands in highly mobile and fast-paced work industries.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 14, 2016

Panasonic Debuts New Devices And Updates To Its Surveillance Product Line

Panasonic is building on its surveillance product line with new cameras, including the Aero PTZ and True 4K cameras.

Gadgets April 7, 2016

Panasonic Unwraps Lumix GX85 With $799 Price Tag: 4K Video, 4K Photo, 16 MP And 5-Axis Image Stabilization

Panasonic introduces the Lumix GX85, sporting an affordable price tag of $799. As for the features and sepcs, it provides 4K video, 4K Photo, 16 MP and a 5-axis image stabilization system.

Gadgets April 5, 2016

Panasonic Assist Robots Will Do The Heavy Lifting For You [Video]

Panasonic released a YouTube video showcasing its latest developments in assisted robotics. Regardless if you work in construction, medical care or warehouse management, the company’s exoskeletons could be game changers.

FUTURE TECH March 22, 2016

Panasonic Unveils First Countertop Induction Oven The Size Of A Regular Microwave

Panasonic's Countertop Induction Oven offers an easy way to do induction cooking, and to make things better, it only has the size of a regular microwave or oven toaster.

Smart Home March 7, 2016

Panasonic Unveils 2016 Line Of 4K Pro Ultra HD TVs With Firefox OS

Panasonic revealed its latest DX line of 4K UHD smart TVs, and it will work on Firefox OS. Mozilla’s OS brings software solutions that will complement the Hollywood Cinema Experience chips of Panasonic for stellar visuals and experiences.

Gadgets March 2, 2016

Panasonic Brings The Turntable Back To Life With New Technics SL-1200

Panasonic unveiled the return of the Technics SL-1200 turntable with the limited edition Grand Class SL-1200GAE and the Grand Class SL-1200G. The new turntables will be available within the year.

Audio January 6, 2016

Panasonic Announces Compact Camera That Captures 4K And Has 30x Zoom

Panasonic has taken the wraps off of a number of new cameras, with one in particular being an affordable compact camera that offers 30x zoom and the ability to capture 4K video.

Gadgets January 5, 2016

Panasonic Is Developing A Robot That Can Pick Tomatoes

Panasonic has announced a slew of new robots, one of which can lend a hand to farmers and pick tomatoes. Using sensors and image processing technology, the robot can 'see' the color, shape and size of fruit.

FUTURE TECH December 11, 2015

Panasonic Announces Toughbook 20 Detachable Laptop

Available for $3,099 in February 2016, the Toughbook 20 offers six different usage modes, including detached tablet and the tablet being flipped 180 degrees while still attached to the unit.

Computers November 9, 2015

The Panasonic ToughPad 4K FZ-Y1 Is Tough Both Inside And Out

Panasonic has announced a new tablet in its ToughPad line, the ToughPad FZ-Y1, which boasts both a tough outer shell and specs that could beat most flagship devices on the market today.

Gadgets October 29, 2015

This Washing Machine Of The Future Will Wash, Dry And Fold Your Clothes For You

Panasonic, Daiwa House and Seven Dreamers Laboratories demoed the Laundroid bot that will wash, dry and fold your clothes at CEATEC consumer electronic show in Tokyo.

Robotics October 8, 2015

Panasonic's HomeTeam App Allows Family Members To Stay Connected Using Books And Games

A new video-calling platform from Pansonic's Health & Wellness Solutions allows long-distance family members to read books and play games with children.

Apps/Software September 22, 2015

Panasonic Plans A Major Comeback For The Iconic Technics Brand With A New Turntable Due Out Next Year

A look at a new prototype turntable from Technics that is due out in 2016.

Gadgets September 5, 2015

Panasonic Plans To Resurrect Technics Turntable Series

Panasonic just unveiled its newest take on a turntable player. Improved build and sound quality are advertised by the brand.

Gadgets September 5, 2015

Panasonic Unwraps Lumix GX8 With 20MP Sensor, 4K Video, And A $1,200 Price Tag

Panasonic makes another foray into the mirrorless category, this time with the first Micro Four Thirds camera to break the 20MP barrier.

Gadgets July 17, 2015

The New Panasonic DMC-FZ300 Is 4K-Ready And Can Handle Water And Dust

Panasonic has announced the new DMC-FZ300 camera, capable of recording 4K video and featuring a water-resistant and dust-proof body. The camera is even faster than its predecessor, the FZ200.

Gadgets July 16, 2015

Panasonic Lumix CM1 Now Available In The U.S. For $1,000: 20MP Sensor, 4K Video, Quad-Core Chip

The Lumix DMC-CM1 is Panasonic's latest attempt to create a mobile phone and digital camera hybrid. The device features a 1-inch 20MP sensor that allows it to take images better than the cameras of smartphones.

Gadgets June 16, 2015

Panasonic Outs World's First Firefox Smart TV

Six new smart TVs, including one that touts a curved LCD LED screen, will be available from Panasonic 'in the coming months.'

FUTURE TECH May 17, 2015

Panasonic Opens Intellectual Property Porfolio To Boost Internet Of Things Development

Panasonic opens up much of its intellectual property for free as a way to help speed up the development of IoT software and services.

FUTURE TECH March 24, 2015

MWC 2015: Nubo, Panasonic’s 4G Wireless Security Camera, Could Be A Dropcam Killer

Panasonic has launched Nubo, the first 4G wireless security camera. The device could threaten Google Nest’s Dropcam, which relies on Wi-Fi for connectivity.

Gadgets March 2, 2015

Japanese Consumers Rekindle Love Affair With Flip Phones

For the first time in seven years, shipments of the traditional flip phones in Japan increased by as much as 5.7 percent, with the number of units totaling 10.58 million.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 18, 2015

Best Point And Shoot Cameras: Sony Cyber-Shot RX100 III, Fujifilm X100S, Samsung Galaxy Camera 2, And More

While the cameras in today's mobile devices continue to evolve in terms of accuracy and functionality, they still have some limitations. Point-and-shoot cameras are still better when it comes to achieving wide-angled images and capturing a zoomed view.

Gadgets February 15, 2015

Panasonic Outs Toughbook 31: 5th Gen Intel Core i5, 18-Hour Battery Life, 13.1-inch Nit Touchscreen

The upgraded flagship rugged laptop from Panasonic touts more than a day of battery life and a durable casing that can withstand a six-foot drop.

Computers January 27, 2015

Best Headphones for Budget Buyers, Flush Digital Aficionados

Headphones are an important part of media consumption and they, like other gadgets, are replaced every few years. Here is a list of the best headphones for each price point.

Wearable Tech November 27, 2014

Top 10 Best Black Friday Deals 2014: iPhone 6, iPad Air 2, Xbox One, PS4, $99 Laptop and More

Top deals on technology abound this holiday season, but which ones reign supreme? Check out our Top 10 list for some of the best deals around.

Gadgets November 26, 2014

Panasonic powers up with CG-320 battery: A really tiny lithium ion battery ideal for wearables

The demand for rechargeable batteries that would suit wearable devices has prompted Panasonic to create the new pin-shaped lithium ion CG-320 battery. With a length of 200mm and a diameter of 3.5mm, the CG-320 battery is the smallest of its kind in the industry.

Wearable Tech October 4, 2014

Tesla-Panasonic giga dream takes wings in form of gigafactory

Tesla has forged a partnership with Panasonic that will help the electric car company fuel its dreams of building a gigafactory that will introduce low-cost battery packs that will launch the electric car into the mainstream market.

Energy August 4, 2014

Tesla posts $61.9 million loss in spite of stronger sales

Tesla Motors widened its losses in the second quarter. The dip is attributed to heavy spending due to a new car model and the construction of an assembly plant.

Business August 3, 2014

Tesla’s ‘Gigafactory’ may be heading to Reno, Nevada

Tesla has broken ground for a possible Gigafactory location in Reno, Nevada. However, the company has not yet committed to the site, and is looking at other possible locations.

Energy August 2, 2014

Tesla teams with Panasonic on Gigafactory

Tesla has announced it is teaming with Panasonic to build what it calls a Gigafactory to produce lithium ion batteries in the United States. While the location remains unknown, the partnership should help move the project forward.

FUTURE TECH July 31, 2014

Panasonic will pour $1 billion investment to Tesla's Gigafactory: Report

Panasonic will be investing a total of $1 billion in Tesla's planned "Gigafactory," with an initial $200 million to $300 million investment planned to supply required machinery to the project.

Deals July 30, 2014

Samsung Z launch postponed again: RIP Tizen OS?

Samsung has shelved its plans to compete against Android as it struggles to generate developer support for its Tizen OS. The smartphone's future is now in doubt.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 28, 2014

Intel will manufacture future Panasonic audio visual chips

Intel has signed a manufacturing agreement to manufacture SOCs (system-on-a-chip) for Panasonic's audio-video appliances. The deal marks Intel's entry into multimedia chip manufacturing.

Gadgets July 8, 2014

Panasonic rolls out rugged 3E hybrid tablet for students

Panasonic, Intel and Microsoft designed a convertible computing device that aims to meet the needs of students and teachers in the K-12 program. Will they buy it?

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 1, 2014

Panasonic's tiny tablet can beat the heat and the cold

Panasonic's new tablet might just be the most rugged device of its class. It'll withstand almost anything enterprise-class users can throw at it, claims the vendor.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 23, 2014

Octa-core Panasonic P81 goes on sale in India for $325

Panasonic launches P81, its first octa-core smartphone for the mid-range market in India. The phone retails for Rs. 18,990 or $325.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 21, 2014

Forget GoPro. Panasonic rolls out HX-A500 wearable camera that shoots 4K videos

Have an extraordinary adventure coming up? You might want to get the hottest camcorder to date, to record it.

Gadgets March 25, 2014

Sony and Panasonic unveil Archival Disc: 300GB-1TB optical discs that can last up to 50 years

Sony and Panasonic have announced a new technology that can make Blu-ray discs a thing of the past. However, you might need to wait a year more to see it in real life.

Business March 12, 2014

Heads up Detroit - Panasonic, Tesla look to disrupt the car industry with new battery plant

Tesla Motors and Panasonic's new battery factory could eventually disrupt the car and electronics industry when it starts to crank out lower-priced lithium-ion batteries in 2017. Consumer Reports Touts Tesla Model S as top car for 2014.

Deals February 25, 2014

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