Wireless Charging: Will it Take Off After CES?

Wireless charging is one of those technologies that’s been around for years—and that just about everyone would love to have in their lives—but for some reason hasn’t reached the mainstream.  But on Monday, in connection with the 2015 CES, the groups representing two sides—which announced that they were in collaboration last February—agreed to merge into a…

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Two Rival Groups Pushing Wireless Charging Declare Peace

For years, the tech industry has promised that charging our gadgets without wires was within reach, but the dream has so far been set back by disagreements over what charging technologies were best. Now two well-known wireless charging groups backing different approaches are joining forces.

Going Global in 2015: 10 start-ups to watch

At the end of another turbulent year for business as usual, the march of the disruptors shows no sign of abating. Expect to hear a lot more from these emerging players in 2015.

15 Boston Tech Companies to Watch in 2015

The Boston area boasts hundreds of tech companies doing interesting things—tiny startups, publicly traded giants and every varietal in between. Our recent 50 on Fire finalists in tech should give you some sense about the biggest achievers in Boston tech for 2014… But that’s yesterday’s news. So for 2015, here’s a look at 15 of…

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Fresh ideas, talent, performance: Here’s why Boston-area tech execs are thankful

Alex Gruzen, CEO of wireless power technology company WiTricity: “Having recently returned to the Boston tech scene, I am personally thankful to reconnect with this community that is renowned for its brilliant, forward-thinking people. WiTricity’s technology was born at MIT, and we’re incredibly grateful that the university remains such a powerful source of innovation and…

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The 25 Best Inventions of 2014

Welcome to TIME’s annual round-up of the best inventions making the world better, smarter and—in some cases—a little more fun.  WiTricity makes the top 25!

WiTricity: Electric Robocars Will Recharge Without Cables

Cars will soon be charging themselves from a distance, and that’ll come in handy for those cars that don’t have a pair of hands with which to plug in a cable—the driverless ones.  WiTricity’s David Schatz discusses wireless charging for the automotive industry with IEEE Spectrum.

How Wireless Power Will Set Your Tech Free

Say goodbye to your last ball and chain–your gadgets are about to be unshackled from the tyranny of cords forever. Wireless power is coming, and it’s eliminating the last vestiges of plugged-in computing from consumer and business life.

MIT ILP: A World of Wireless Power

If you buy a 2016 Toyota Prius, you won’t need to worry about keeping your hybrid car charged — just get the option for wireless power transfer that lets you drive into your garage and have your battery automatically topped up from a pad on the floor. A year or two from now you’ll also…

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