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Starbucks partners with Lyft on shared loyalty program

Likely excellent news for anyone that uses Lyft and frequently feeds their caffeine addiction at Starbucks, the two companies will be working together to help Lyft customers earn rewards points for coffee.

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The New York Times will offer free articles on Starbucks’ mobile app

The New York Times and Starbucks announced on Tuesday that some news articles would be available for free to Starbucks loyalty members via the Starbucks mobile app, starting in the first half of next year.

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Starbucks addicts can now order cotton candy frappuccinos with an app at 4,000 stores

Starbucks addicts can now order their coffee with the new Mobile Order & Pay app update. Mobile orders only work in 4,000 stores so far, but Starbucks plans to roll out the update nationwide in 2015.

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Coffee and streams? Spotify to serve up all music at Starbucks in new deal

Starbucks is re-entering the music industry in a big way and it’s bringing Spotify along. A new deal will see Spotify supplying the music in Starbucks’ 7,000 U.S. retail locations and will connect with the 10 million members of the Seattle-based…

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Thieves steal hundreds from Starbucks app users, but Starbucks denies it’s been hacked

Earlier this week, Starbucks customers reported that hundreds of dollars were stolen from their credit cards. The company released a statement on Wednesday, saying the rumors are false.

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Who needs interns? Starbucks tests coffee delivery in Seattle and NYC

It's finally happening: Starbucks will test delivery in the Empire State Building and Seattle sometime during the second half of this year. You might soon get your latte without entering Starbucks in the morning.

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Following U.S. launch, wireless phone charging hits Starbucks in the UK

After a test run earlier this year, Starbucks has started the official introduction of wireless charging stations at its stores in San Francisco. The company says the technology will continue to launch throughout America, and in Europe and Asia.

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Portland Starbucks addicts can now order eggnog lattes with an app

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.

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Starbucks coffee delivery coming soon for mobile app orders

Delicious, piping hot java juice delivered right to your cubicle? Starbucks seems to think that's possible. The coffee company plans to roll out a delivery service in specific cities before the end of next year.

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Starbucks will soon accept online orders for pickup via mobile

Designed to reduce wait times at Starbucks locations around the country, the coffee company plans to launch the ability to place orders for pickup using your mobile device in the near future.

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Starbucks to go nationwide with its wireless charging stations

It's been testing them for some considerable time, but Starbucks evidently feels now is the time to start rolling out its wireless charging spots to outlets across the nation, allowing customers with compatible phones to easily add juice to their devices.

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Starbucks app update lets you digitally tip your barista

Likely good news for anyone that works at Starbucks as a barista, the coffee giant is rolling out an updated version of the company's iPhone app that includes digital tipping when paying for a purchase.

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Warning: Starbucks iOS app doesn’t keep your password safe

Starbucks' iOS app stores the username and password in plain text, which leaves a serious security risk for many coffee lovers. Don't let anyone take your phone if you have it installed.

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Starbucks @Tweetacoffee campaign lets you send the sweet, sweet gift of caffeine

Starbucks new tweet-a-coffee program lets you simply tweet to give your friends and followers the greatest gift of all: free coffee. That's real love.

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Turns out Americans aren’t the most addicted Starbucks-drinking, social users in the world

Although Facebook and Twitter started in the U.S., other countries are even more fixated on social media than Americans.

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