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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