Facebook has announced that its mobile payment system will go live today in New York City. Adding to the existing markets of Austin, Seattle, and Portland. The feature will compete head to head with mobile payment options such as Venmo.
Starbucks addicts can now order their coffee with the new Mobile Order & Pay app update. Mobile orders only work in Portland, Oregon so far, but Starbucks plans to roll out the update nationwide in 2015.
Google's ambitious, high-tech barge project has hit stormy waters, and the company has sold the vessel moored in Portland for scrap. This puts an end to hopes we'd be testing out the latest Google toys aboard in the near future.