All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Coffee’

Starbucks’ Music Experience Is Now Powered by Baristas with Spotify

Coffee kingpin Starbucks and bane of Jay-Z’s existence Spotify have just announced a huge partnership to create a “first-of-its-kind music ecosystem.” What that means is that soon, the Starbucks music experience will be powered by Spotify – and more specifically, the musical tastes of its employees. From Spotify and Starbucks: Coming first, Starbucks 150,000 U.S.-based partners (employees) will receive a …

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Starbucks: Bad Passwords, Not Hackers to Blame for App Thefts

If you use the Starbucks app to pay for your morning coffee, you might want to check your bank account. And then strengthen your password. After reports emerged saying hackers had gained access to user accounts and used its app to siphon money away from unsuspecting customers, Starbucks has hit back, saying that these reports are false. Blogger Bob Sullivan …

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Alanis Morissette Releases Song To Promote Documentary “A Small Section Of The World”

On November 11, singer-songwriter Alanis Morissette released a new song called “The Morning”. The song is featured in the film A Small Section of The World, which focuses on the stories of female coffee producers in Costa Rica, particularly the women behind the group Asociación de Mujeres Organizades de Biolley (ASOMOBI). Morissette co-wrote the song with Costa Rican musician Carlos “Tapado” …

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Alanis Morissette Creates A Song Using Coffee

Alanis Morissette has teamed up with coffee to create her latest tune. The Ironic singer and Costa Rican musician Carlos “Tapado” Vargas substituted coffee beans and coffee machines for percussion in order to produce the catchy song The Morning. The tune was inspired by female coffee makers in Costa Rica. The video for The Morning premiered on The Hollywood Reporter. …

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Coffee: Man Claims to Have Found a Mouse in McDonald’s Coffee Cup. Is It a Scam?

A Canadian man is claiming he discovered a mouse at the bottom of his McDonald‘s coffee cup after consuming the beverage. OK. Yuck. But is his claim legit or a scam? Ron Morais says he picked up the coffee from McDonald’s on his way into work on Monday and found a dead mouse inside. “I always take the lid off …

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Square Makes Buying Coffee Easier

Back in May, Square killed the Square Wallet app in favor of a new one called Square Order. The app is described as “the easiest way to order for pickup from local shops, cafes, and restaurants — available in SF and NYC. Choose items you would like to pick up and they will be ready when you arrive.” Users can …

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Stout-Flavored Coffee And Other Beer-Flavored Products You MUST Try

Everyone is buzzing with the news that Starbucks might be putting out stout-flavored coffee. The beer-flavored beverage is reportedly being tested out in Ohio and Florida. Referred to as the Dark Barrel Latte, the product is supposed to be named for the increasing popularity of craft beer and said to blend stout and chocolate flavors. Sure coffee and beer are …

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Stout-Flavored Coffee: The New Pumpkin Spice Latte?

Stout-flavored coffee could be coming to a Starbucks near you. The coffee giant is testing a new beer-flavored coffee in Ohio and Florida. If you like beer and you love coffee, this could be the greatest thing ever, or it could be more along the lines of a two-great-tastes-that-don’t-taste-great-together situation. Starbucks developed its stout-flavored coffee, called the Dark Barrel Latte, …

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Starbucks Stout Flavored Latte Hits Test Markets

Pumpkin spice and salted caramel-flavored coffee sure says fall to many people – but what about a coffee that tastes like cold weather’s favorite beer? I’m sure there are a lot of people out there who could definitely get into that – provided it’s not gross or anything. There’s plenty of coffee-flavored beer, so why not turn the tables? The …

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Coffee Prices At Starbucks Rising

Coffee may be America’s favorite drink, but prices are rising at one of the most popular coffee chains in the world, Starbucks. On Thursday, prices rose between 5 and 20 cents. That may not seem very high, but the cost looks like it will just go up from here on out. Reuters reported that Starbucks made the price hike announcement …

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Coffee Rust Fungus Could Raise U.S. Coffee Prices

Americans enjoy making fun of themselves for buying expensive coffee, but continue to do so on a daily basis. Now those high-priced blends could become even more expensive thanks to a destructive fungus that is destroying coffee crops in Latin America. According to the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), production of Latin American coffee is expected to fall by …

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Coffeemakers: The Best Products For Under $100

If you rely on coffee to transform you from a grouchy zombie into a functional human being, it’s safe to say that you’ll want to buy a coffeemaker that can get the job done. Is it possible to find a good coffeemaker for under $100? If these highly recommended products are any indication, the answer is a resounding yes. Check …

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