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General News Archive - October 30, 2012

Wireless Charging Comes To Boston Starbucks Stores

Yesterday Starbucks announced they’d be joining the Power Matters Alliance along with AT&T and Google to help set a global standard for what could be a blossoming market - charging electronic devices wirelessly.

Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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