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Intel joins A4WP, a newcomer to wireless power standards

The chipmaker joins Qualcomm and Samsung by signing up for the Alliance for Wireless Power's technology, which uses near-field magnetic resonance to top up batteries in phones, tablets, or laptops.

By June 20, 2013

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Starbucks to hook up wireless charging stations in shops

The coffee shop chain will begin installing wireless charging pads in San Francisco before expanding to other big cities in 2015.

By June 11, 2014

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Intel aims to eliminate all PC cables in 2016

Goodbye rat's nest! Intel says wireless power, docking and connectivity will form the basis of its post-Broadwell "Skylake" reference designs.

By June 4, 2014

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Wireless charging takes big step forward as rival groups team up

A universal wireless-charging standard is looking like more of a possibility as two major rivals -- A4WP and PMA -- have agreed to work together.

By February 11, 2014

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Wireless charging group expands from phones to laptops

The Alliance for Wireless Power is extending its reach from mobile devices to laptops, too. It's not just an idea, either: Dell has joined the effort.

By February 20, 2014

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Intel dreams up a smart bowl that will charge gadgets

At Intel's CES keynote, a smart wireless charging bowl flashed across the screen. Here's what we know (and what we don't).

By January 7, 2014

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Broadcom CTO's crystal ball shows wearable widgets, gigabit broadband (Q&A)

In an in-depth interview, Henry Samueli predicts a lot more bits in our future with multigigabit Wi-Fi, LTE, and home broadband. Moore's Law is a tougher challenge, but Broadcom plans high-end CPUs, too.

By December 4, 2013

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Qualcomm weighs in on the state of wireless charging

In the complex war over standards for wireless charging, Qualcomm has emerged as a quasi-neutral party. CNET talks to the company about the future of the technology.

By October 7, 2013

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Wireless charging powers shift as Samsung, Qualcomm take sides

Samsung said it would invest in a technology championed by the Wireless Power Consortium, while Qualcomm said it would join both the WPC and rival Power Matters Alliance.

By October 1, 2013

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Vertical wireless charging means cool things for your phone

Taller magnetic fields mean you'll be able to drop your phone directly onto your counter, desk, or car console to get more juice.

By April 3, 2013