Tag: Starbucks

Why Big Brands like Ask.fm Are Turning to the Blockchain

It’s a force to be reckoned with, and it’s taking the technology space by storm. Blockchain is here to stay, and you’re either on board or you’re already letting the competition jump ahead. Companies like Ask.fm, Salesforce, Starbucks, and Kodak are turning their tech teams towards blockchain, acknowledging the potential impact of the technology across various industries. Appealing To A ‘Tech-Savvy’ Demographic By creating a self-sustaining ecosystem through the utilization of …
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Argentinian Starbucks Rewards Site Mined Monero Using Visitors’ Computers

We have seen a lot of companies use browser-embedded mining scripts to piggyback on visitors’ user resources. In virtually every case, such scripts are used to mine Monero, a very popular altcoin with a strong focus on privacy and anonymity. One thing no one would have expected is how Starbucks has embarked on such an undertaking as well. Or more specifically, the company’s in-store WiFi provider has done so. It’s a …
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Bitcoin Direct To Starbucks Feature Brings A Mainstream Use Case To Cryptocurrency

Spending Bitcoin remains somewhat of a mystery to a lot of novice cryptocurrency users. Most payments are made in the online space, whereas in-store transactions with Bitcoin remain limited in number. But if it is up to IPayYou, that situation will come to change very soon. Their new feature allows Bitcoin users to spend cryptocurrency at Starbucks. Bitcoin Direct To Starbucks Has Launched The new feature announced by IPayYou is …
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The Fold App Will Add More Brands In The Coming Months

There are some rumours circulating on the Internet regarding the demise of the Fold app. Contrary to what some people may prefer to believe, the platform is alive and well. Granted, there is a bit of a drought when it comes to finding people willing to sell their gift cards. However, a new platform infrastructure is being developed, which will support additional brands in the future. Fold Is Planning A …
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