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OZO
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reply to BlitzenZeus

Re: Apple 'Invents' Wireless Charging

said by BlitzenZeus:

These patent trolls would try to patent all of the fundimental discoveries of our time if they were allowed to like fire, and the wheel.

And the irony is - it looks like they are actually allowed to do so. US Patent Office becomes a prostitute - just pay the money and you'll get the service you want...
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SparkChaser
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I've been hoping for years that they'd close that place down and start over.

Seems to me Braun had a toothbush about 15 years ago that charged via a coupled coil. I'm pretty sure there were more before that.

Tesla comes to mind
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Blackbird
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said by SparkChaser:

I've been hoping for years that they'd close that place down and start over.

Seems to me Braun had a toothbush about 15 years ago that charged via a coupled coil. I'm pretty sure there were more before that.

Tesla comes to mind

And power companies for years have had to contend with folks firing up a pickup coil near their high-voltage lines to rob power from the fields. Maybe those power thieves should be awarded the patent instead...
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