Google has teamed up with Starbucks, the freelancer co-working space of choice, to offer high-speed Wi-Fi access across the cafe's 7,000 U.S. locations.
In what appears to be Starbucks' first foray into the retail technology space, the coffee chain will start selling Square mobile card readers at its 7,000 U.S. stores.
In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, the Web has been awash with photos of New Yorkers huddled around Starbucks locations hoping to snag free wireless service or a power outlet. Now, in a move unrelated to the disasters, Starbucks is further acknowledging its role as a community hub, by testing a new wireless charging solution in Boston.
If you're constantly pumped up on caffeine, there probably isn't a fast enough way to get your daily fix of java. But now Starbucks has made paying for your pricey beverages even easier, with an app that lets you leave your wallet in your pocket.
For years now, if you wanted to get online at Starbucks you had to pay for it. Makes sense, right? I mean, Wi-Fi doesn't seep out of trees, sonny. Yet the company has now announced that, starting July 1st, you'll be able to use its Wi-Fi for free. Forever. What's the deal?
Coffee cups can get very hot to the touch, which is why people put cardboard sleeves around them to keep from getting burned. But this Heatswell cup doesn't need any sleeves, because it automagically grows one when a hot beverage...
"Could I have some artwork with that cappuccino?" Not exactly something you hear at Starbucks a lot, but if this coffee-printer technology goes mainstream, who knows? Wait, a coffee printer? Yep, Oleskiy Pikalo woke up one day with a...