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Look Out, USB Chargers. Your Days Are Numbered.

Just as Wi-Fi killed Ethernet cables, wireless charging is poised to change everything -- from smartphones to real estate.

By Michael Frank

Dan Forbes

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own.

This article is part of our Trends 2016 coverage.

When Wi-Fi gained dominance over the Ethernet cable, it obviated the need to plug in for an internet connection. So have you ever wondered why device charging still largely relies on USB cords?

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