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Hands-on with Alliance for Wireless Power's charging pad prototypes

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The Alliance for Wireless Power (A4WP), a group created through the joint efforts of Qualcomm and Samsung, is getting ready to tackle the growing wireless charging market by introducing its very own standard to compete against the likes of the WPC. This morning the consortium, which claims TI, Powermat...
Hands-on with Alliance for Wireless Power's charging pad prototypes

Oh no: not another wireless charging group!

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Over the past few years, wireless device charging solutions have come on and gone, never really becoming the promised holy grail of ease and convenience one would hope. In theory it sounds great: Just drop your gadget on a little mat, which itself is plugged into an outlet, and your...
Oh no: not another wireless charging group!

Poppin raises $11.1M in new funding

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The New York-based e-tailer of office furniture and workstyle products Poppin today announced 11.1 million in Series B financing, taking the total funding to $17.1 million. The round is led by TrilogyGrowth, with participation from Shasta Ventures, First Round Capital and Poppin’s founder, J. Christopher Burch. Poppin aspires to...
Poppin raises $11.1M in new funding

Jay-Z’s 40/40 Club Gets the Swag Treatment: Tons and Tons of Duracell Powermat Chargers

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Jay-Z (Photo: JustJared) Rapping mogul Jay-Z has 99 problems but an uncharged cell phone is certainly not one of them. In January, Mr. Carter signed up to be a spokesperson for Duracell's Powermat charging station, a sleek little square that charges your cell phone just by resting your phone on...
Jay-Z’s 40/40 Club Gets the Swag Treatment: Tons and Tons of Duracell Powermat Chargers

Powermat acquires PowerKiss, plans European wireless charging rollout

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Well, we can't say we didn't see this one coming. News that PowerKiss, the Helsinki-based wireless charging company, joined the Power Matters Alliance (PMA) hit in March. Even then, there was a chance that the manufacturer would continue supporting Qi, in addition to PMA. As of today, though, any...
Powermat acquires PowerKiss, plans European wireless charging rollout
Hardware hack adds wireless charging to iPhone 4S [video]

Google's long awaited Nexus 4 Wireless Charger arrives for $59.99, looks like half of an 8-ball

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Google’s Nexus 4 Wireless Charger is now available for sale in the Google Play store. For $59.99, customers can charge their Nexus 4 device wirelessly using the Qi inductive charger. The company says that it expects orders to begin shipping in less than one week.   At first glance, one...
Google's long awaited Nexus 4 Wireless Charger arrives for $59.99, looks like half of an 8-ball

Duracell Powermat ships '24-Hour Power System' bundle

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Joint venture Duracell Powermat has launched the 24-Hour Power System, bundling an iPhone case with a wireless charger and a backup battery. The collection arrives ahead of the Wireless Power Nation initiative, which will see public wireless charging hotspots for Powermat users.......
Duracell Powermat ships '24-Hour Power System' bundle

Duracell Powermat WiCC could bring wireless charging to any smartphone, we go hands-on (video)

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Powermat may have a bright future, but the company's products to date have been expensive, slightly clunky and a generally imperfect solution for bringing wireless power to mobile devices. That could all change with WiCC. The Wireless Charging Card (WiCC) is an IEEE Power Matters Alliance (PMA) standard, with...
Duracell Powermat WiCC could bring wireless charging to any smartphone, we go hands-on (video)

Boston-area Starbucks testing wireless smartphone charging; Starbucks, Google and AT&T back PMA standard

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The Duracell Powermat and the Power Matters Alliance are charging forward in their quest to make wireless charging of smartphones all the more ubiquitous, today announcing the appointment of several notable companies to the PMA's shareholder board: Google, AT&T, and Starbucks. Subsequently, said appointments will result in various initiatives...
Boston-area Starbucks testing wireless smartphone charging; Starbucks, Google and AT&T back PMA standard
Powermat forms rival Alliance for Wireless Power with Samsung and Qualcomm

12 Startups Solving The Little Problems In Life That Drive Us All Crazy

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There are a lot of little problems in life. You lose your car keys. You're craving peanut butter but can't reach the last glob. You have one more slot on your power strip, but your cord is too clunky to fit. None of these are big problems, but they're all...
12 Startups Solving The Little Problems In Life That Drive Us All Crazy

The Dealmaster's 3D projector blowout

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Greetings, Arsians! Are you tired of boring stupid movies that only have height and width? Do you remember that time you went to Disney World as a kid and saw Captain EO and that little mogwai thing flew out of the screen at you and you were all like...
The Dealmaster's 3D projector blowout

Electricity's in the air: Powermat ties the knot with PowerKiss

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Two leading wireless power companies, Powermat and PowerKiss, have announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement to merge....
Electricity's in the air: Powermat ties the knot with PowerKiss

Duracell Powermat adding mesh network, scaleable power to its wireless charging plates

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Duracell Powermat is announcing a pair of new features to encourage sales of its wireless charging gear. The first is "Mesh Network," a set of controls that let multiple hotspots be centrally monitored -- so if you're stealing all the juice in the Wall St. Starbucks, central office can...
Duracell Powermat adding mesh network, scaleable power to its wireless charging plates

Duracell Powermat announces 24-Hour Power System, we go hands-on (video)

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Since Duracell and Powermat formed their wireless charging alliance late last year, we've seen the Powermat debut at CES and heard quite a bit about the company's vision for future battery tech. Today the company is unveiling a new charging system which, while not drastically different from the Powermat...
Duracell Powermat announces 24-Hour Power System, we go hands-on (video)
Google, AT&T, and Starbucks join Powermat-backed wireless charging alliance

PowerKiss joins Power Matters Alliance, plans to expand wireless charging standard in Europe

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Now might be the time to familiarize yourself with the Power Matters Alliance (PMA). The industry's most recognizable standard, Qi, is facing serious competition from the PMA, which has garnered support from Duracell Powermat, AT&T, smartphone manufacturers such as BlackBerry and ZTE, and even Starbucks shops, which have begun...
PowerKiss joins Power Matters Alliance, plans to expand wireless charging standard in Europe

The Engadget Interview: Duracell President Stassi Anastassov on future battery tech (video)

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It's 2012, and we're connected to the web every second of every day. And then, near the end of each daily cycle, it all stops. "My battery is dead." Is it really your battery that's become depleted? Of course it's not, though it certainly feels as though it might...
The Engadget Interview: Duracell President Stassi Anastassov on future battery tech (video)

Poppin Seals $6M Series A From Shasta and First Round To Beautify Your Bland Office

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Fugly offices kill morale and make every task a chore. But Poppin knows a happy employee is a productive one, and wants to keep yours that way with its online store full of colorful office supplies. With the ongoing talent crunch making employee retention more crucial than ever, Shasta Ventures...
Poppin Seals $6M Series A From Shasta and First Round To Beautify Your Bland Office

HTC, Huawei, LG and Samsung join Power Matters Alliance, AT&T pledges wireless charging by 2014

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The Power Matters Alliance (PMA) just scored another major boost. AT&T has announced that it will integrate wireless charging within select smartphones by 2014. Those TBA handsets may be manufactured by BlackBerry, ZTE, or any of the organization's latest members: HTC, Huawei, LG and Samsung. Notably absent is Apple,...
HTC, Huawei, LG and Samsung join Power Matters Alliance, AT&T pledges wireless charging by 2014

Intel picks a favorite in the wireless charging race with A4WP membership

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In the competition to establish the one true wireless power standard, the Alliance for Wireless Power (A4WP) is adding a big name partner today: Intel. The A4WP was formed last year by Samsung, Qualcomm, and wireless charging company Powermat, but now boasts over 50 members, including Broadcom, Sandisk and...
Intel picks a favorite in the wireless charging race with A4WP membership

Powermat acquires PowerKiss, extends wireless charging into Europe

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PowerKiss, a wireless charging company based in Helsinki, Finland, has been acquired by Powermat, also a creator of wireless charging systems for mobile devices. The purchase will bring PowerKiss under the Duracell-backed brand, adding its 1,000 wireless charging points in European McDonalds branches and airports to the existing 1,500 Powermat-owned...
Powermat acquires PowerKiss, extends wireless charging into Europe
Did the future of wireless charging get decided by a coffee cup?

DuPont and PMA team up to embed Powermat wireless charging in Corian countertops

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DuPont's managed to work its way into just about every home and place of business here in the US of A, but despite this nationwide proliferation, we haven't seen the Delaware-based chemicals giant making waves in the consumer electronics space. But with home wraps, plastics and body armor on...
DuPont and PMA team up to embed Powermat wireless charging in Corian countertops

Samsung, Qualcomm start up Alliance for Wireless Power to take on Qi

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Wireless power has until now been closely associated with the Wireless Power Consortium's Qi standard. There's now a second proposed common ground in the Alliance for Wireless Power, or A4WP. Samsung and Qualcomm, along with some help from Powermat, SK Telecom, Ever Win Industries, Gill Industries and Peiker Acustic,...
Samsung, Qualcomm start up Alliance for Wireless Power to take on Qi

Wireless Charging Takes a Big Step Forward

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In an effort to streamline the development of wireless charging technology, Duracell subsidiary Powermat Technologies will merge with the Helsinki-based company PowerKiss.  Together, the two companies are responsible for thousands of public stations used to wirelessly charge mobile phones in the United States and Europe.  Until now, the conflicting...
Wireless Charging Takes a Big Step Forward

Powermat Acquires Finland's PowerKiss, Stirs Up Wireless Power Standard War

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In the unfolding standards battle around wireless power technology, two players will today combine into one. Powermat, the company that last year allied with Procter and Gamble’s Duracell brand and which is the main technology behind the PowerMatters Alliance, will today announce that it has acquired PowerKiss, a Finnish company....
Powermat Acquires Finland's PowerKiss, Stirs Up Wireless Power Standard War
Powermat marries PowerKiss, vows to use same wireless charging standard

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