Paying with a phone has a long way to go with mobile users. Onavo Insights shared some data it gathered from users of its app over the past year to give a picture of how the biggest mobile payment apps are doing.
Spotty connections, no more: Starbucks will finally get faster and more stable Wi-Fi in all of its company-owned stores, thanks to Google.
A Boston trial to provide wireless chargers in Starbucks is expanding to select Silicon Valley locations. That sounds great, but it’s not likely your phone or tablet can get a recharge without a special add-on case.
Passbook is turning out to be a pretty good training ground for customers who say they have no interest in a full-blown mobile payments system.
It’s a good move for those regular, more savvy users of the promotion (and the environment). Yet the removal of those physical, tangible cards could result in a drop in downloads.
News brands like the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal are turning to free Wi-Fi as a way to promote their content. In the lates example, Times readers can get 15 free stories a day while sitting in Starbucks.
Heading to a coffee shop without your Mac? Consider this sneaky method to use a two-screened Windows laptop — and save your Apple stickers!
Square has had a whirlwind year, inking a deal with Starbucks, raising $200 million and pushing its annualized processing rate to $10 billion. Now it’s looking ahead to 2013, when it will establish itself as a global brand.
Starbucks customers can now use the Square Wallet mobile payment app to pay for their coffee. We take a look at how it work, what its limitations are and what it means for the larger mobile payment market.
Starbucks has seen the power of mobile payments first hand but isn’t prepared to expand its own payment efforts. But it is making a big $25 million bet on Square to be a leader in this fast growing space.