New chip would thwart the counterfeiting that plagues the market for wired device chargers.
In an effort to get ahead of the problem of counterfeit wireless chargers, MIT researchers have built a chip that blocks attempts to wirelessly charge a device's battery unless the charger first provides cryptographic authentication.
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