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The New York Daily News reports that Starbucks is installing a new feature in its Silicon Valley stores - tables that allow consumers to charge their smartphones and/or tablet computers wirelessly. The move is part of an expansion of a service that was offered first by Starbucks in its Boston stores.

"More and more customers are using Starbucks as their home base and they are looking to recharge in a number of ways," says Adam Brotman, chief digital officer, Starbucks Coffee Company. "We have seen positive customer response to wireless charging through our tests in Boston, and are pleased to now extend this experience for our customers in the Silicon Valley area."
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