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Description: Just in case charging your phone with a cord is too much trouble, the Scandinavian furniture giant is introducing lamps, bedside tables, and other furniture pieces that will charge your phone wirelessly.

Source: – video report

Date: March 02, 2015


Questions for Discussions:

  • Why is this technology an important innovation for firms like Ikea and Starbucks?
  • How can they capitalize on this technology?
  • Do you think a universal standard interface is likely?

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