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Qualcomm's Wireless Charging Technology Used In Formula E To Hit Market Within 3 Years

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 04 / 02 / 15

Qualcomm expects its wireless charging technology will hit car showrooms within three years, according to a company official. Wireless charging, which is currently being tested in Formula E, will soon appear on tick sheets right next to car color and upholstery, said Graeme Davison, Qualcomm's VP of...

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11/13/14
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Germany Team Manager Oliver Bierhoff said that the World Cup winners "have scheduled friendly internationals against Australia and the United States next year in order to fine-tune preparations for their Euro 2016 qualifiers" ( REUTERS, 11/12 ). ... The 10th Francophone Taekwondo World Cup, which ...

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11/12/14
NFL Reportedly Eyeing Mexico City

The NFL seems to be "taking more solid steps" toward a return to Mexico in the "not too distant future," according to Alain Arenas of LA AFICION. On Sunday Mexico City Secretary for Economic Development Salomón Chertorivski met with NFL San Francisco 49ers co-Chair John York to discuss plans ...

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11/12/14
Tottenham To Ban Anti-Levy Banners

EPL side Tottenham fans will "not be allowed to display banners" that are anti-Chair Daniel Levy, but the club said that it will not "drown out booing or chanting by playing loud music," according to Matt Law of the London TELEGRAPH. Levy is "increasingly coming under attack from supporters‎, wh ...

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11/12/14
Ireland FA CEO Delaney Rips Scottish FA

FA of Ireland CEO John Delaney has launched a new attack on the Scottish FA -- branding Hampden chiefs "unprofessional" and insisting there will be "tension in the air," according to Gavin Berry of the Scotland DAILY RECORD. The SFA handed over just 5% of the "entire ticket allocation to Irish fans ...

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11/11/14
ICC Increases World Cup Prize Money

The Int'l Cricket Council announced a 20% "increase in prize money for next year’s World Cup, to be held in Australia and New Zealand," according to K.R. Nayar of GULF NEWS. The prize money is hence raised from 2011 World Cup’s prize money of $8M to $10M. The two-day ICC board meeting, w ...

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11/11/14
Protests May Change HK Marathon Route

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11/11/14
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11/10/14
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