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Dupont Corian Charging Surface

The Corian Charging Surface lets home remodelers build wireless power right into kitchen and bathroom counters.

By June 14, 2015

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Dupont brings wireless charging to its Corian countertops

The Dupont Corian Charging Surface boasts both Qi and Powermat wireless charging hardware to top off power hungry mobile devices placed on futuristic home counters.

By June 15, 2015


What's inside your smartphone? Most customers don't care

Samsung's easy dismissal of Qualcomm's Snapdragon processor highlights the chipmaker's weak brand power with consumers. What can Qualcomm do to raise its profile?

By March 2, 2015


Appliance Science: How exactly does a refrigerator keep your food cold?

In our inaugural Appliance Science column, writer Richard Baguley and illustrator Colin West McDonald explore the inner workings of the largest appliance in your house.

By November 4, 2014


How OLED lighting aims to be the star of the glow (Q&A)

As costs drop for the easy-on-the-eyes, next-gen tech, Acuity Brands pushes a new range of lighting products. This week, it'll announce the Nomi.

By May 27, 2014


Y Combinator for the world? How USAID lab plans to fight poverty

The goal of the U.S. Global Development Lab is nothing short of harnessing innovation to eliminate extreme poverty by 2030. Crave's Eric Mack asks USAID about the ambitious plan it likens to DARPA.

By April 3, 2014


DuPont boosts solar with Innovalight acquisition

The chemicals giant buys Innovalight's "silicon ink" technology, which is added to solar manufacturing lines to up the conversion efficiency of solar cells.

By July 25, 2011


Motorola teases Droid Ultra smartphone

A placeholder page hosted by Motorola touts the Droid Ultra's body as thin and tough.

By July 2, 2013


Comcast expands Wi-Fi network with new 'neighborhood' initiative

Comcast users will soon be contributing to the company's Wi-Fi network coverage through a gateway that transmits a public Wi-Fi signal that can be accessed by any Xfinity subscriber.

By June 10, 2013


What's more 'practical,' a Ferrari or a high-end hi-fi?

Exotic cars are showcases of brute-force technology, but have minimal value as cars; high-end audio systems are considerably more useful, says the Audiophiliac.

By March 23, 2013