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Starbucks isn't done lining up deals with tech-savvy companies -- not by a longshot. The coffee chain has unveiled a partnership with Lyft that will reward just about everyone. As a passenger, you'll earn points (that is, Stars) at Starbucks every time you hail a Lyft ride. Yes, you could travel t...

July 23rd 2015 at 2:02am 0 Comments
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It's clear that Starbucks aims to pull in media companies for its Rewards program: after teaming up with Spotify earlier this year, the coffeehouse chain is now partnering with The New York Times. You can already get access to 15 free articles from NYT on Starbucks' app, but this deal expands thei...

July 21st 2015 at 10:06pm 0 Comments
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Starbucks and Spotify are teaming up to to build a music ecosystem across retail stores. By joining forces with the popular streaming service, the giant coffee chain hopes to create an experience that will benefit loyal customers, particularly those who are part of the My Starbucks Rewards program...

May 18th 2015 at 6:46pm 0 Comments
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If you use the Starbucks app with a linked credit card to pay for java with your phone, now would be a good time to change your account password. The Seattle-based coffee company confirmed Wednesday that some of its customers had funds withdrawn from the credit card linked to the app without their...

May 14th 2015 at 12:50pm 0 Comments
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Starbucks already has locations on nearly every street corner -- even ones directly across from each other -- but now on-demand delivery service Postmates will grab your coffee and bring it directly to your office, house or basically wherever your mouth is. Postmates plans to roll out its Starbuck...

March 18th 2015 at 2:57pm 0 Comments
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No, you still can't go into a Starbucks and purchase a double-blended frappuccino with Apple Pay. But if you update the company's app, you should at least be able to quickly reload a Starbucks card from within your iPhone using Apple's payment solution. The cafe has long been listed as one of Appl...

February 12th 2015 at 2:34am 0 Comments
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Starbucks is shaking up the retail world with a new order-ahead feature that allows customers to order their favorite latte using their iPhone before they arrive at their local Starbucks. According to Wired, the new ordering tab will be available to iPhone owners in the test market of Portland, Ore...

December 4th 2014 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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During Starbucks' recent Q3 2014 earnings conference call, CEO Howard Schultz announced the company's plan to offer a delivery service starting next year, reports USA Today. Schultz failed to provide details about the service, but the initiative supposedly would allow customers to place a delivery...

October 31st 2014 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Love your morning coffee break, but hate having to wait in line amongst the masses? Well, Starbucks will allow you to skip the line entirely with its new app. Just place your order via that trusty smartphone, and you'll be able to walk in and pick it up. Of course, the company's mobile software so...

October 31st 2014 at 12:01pm 0 Comments