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Power up: Starbucks starts national rollout of wireless device charging mats

Your next visit to Starbucks might deliver a different kind of jolt. After testing wireless smartphone charging in Boston and the Bay Area, the coffee giant and Duracell Powermat are starting to roll the technology out to Starbucks stores across the country. The Duracell Powermat charging spots will be embedded in designated tabletops at Starbucks locations, letting customers charge phones and… Read More

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Starbucks rolling out wireless charging in tables to Silicon Valley

You can get a little extra jolt at Starbucks locations in the Bay Area both for your mental state, and now, for your smartphone. Starbucks, which began testing wireless charging mats for mobile phones in selected Boston-area locations last fall, is now rolling out Duracell Powermats in the smartphone-saturated Silicon Valley. Adam Brotman, Starbucks’ chief digital officer… Read More

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A Starbucks jolt for your phone: Coffee giant tests wireless charging in tables

Caffeine for you, electricity for your device? Starbucks will be testing wireless charging mats for mobile phones in selected Boston-area locations — putting the technology into tabletops to see how people react and use it. Depending on how it goes, the Seattle-based company may ultimately roll out wireless charging more broadly. Adam Brotman, Starbucks chief… Read More