Starbucks
Starbucks Basic Bitches Are Getting Frosty This Autumn With Cold Brew PSLs

Winter is coming. But not before glorious autumn has had its chance to shine, ushering in the advent of all things pumpkin-themed, including Starbucks' PSL – that's Pumpkin Spice Latte, if you're not down with the kids – which is now getting a cold brew incarnation, because nothing is sacred. Read More >>

enviroment
Starbucks Is Letting You Borrow Cups at Gatwick for Free and You Just Know They’ll Get Stolen

In an effort to do its bit for the environment, Starbucks is trialling reusable cups for its customers at Gatwick airport, saying that it could cut down on 7,000 paper cups if people cooperate. Read More >>

game of thrones
RIP to the Game of Thrones Starbucks Cup, Gone Too Soon

I’m sad to report that the Starbucks cup that wound up in an episode of Game of Thrones is there no longer. Read More >>

education
Starbucks Will Fund Your Degree With Only a Few Massive Caveats

Starbucks is doing something nice for its UK employees who fantasise about doing something more with their lives than building your stupid hot drinks and heating up your stupid paninis all day, with the chain offering to pick up the staggeringly high modern cost that is studying for a degree. Read More >>

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Starbucks Says It Will Ban People From Viewing Porn in Its Stores by 2019

Starbucks has reportedly decided to pull the plug on viewing explicit imagery in its stores following pressure from an anti-pornography activist group. Read More >>

cryptocurrency
Starbucks: Sorry, Your Bitcoin Is Still No Good Here

Starbucks wants to be crystal clear: Despite recent stories about their involvement in some sort of blockchain project, they are not going to be accepting bitcoin as a form of payment for coffee. Read More >>

environment
Starbucks is the First Coffee Chain to Launch a 5p Latte Levy in the UK

Back in January MPs proposed a 5p charge on people buying coffee and other hot drinks in the takeaway 'paper' cups that are actually made of a hard-to-recycle blend of plastic and paper, something Starbucks promptly decided to trial in some of its London branches. While some ministers were sceptical of this 'latte levy', the coffee chain has now announced it's expanded that charge to another 950 branches across the UK. Read More >>

health
Starbucks Must Tell Customers Its Coffee Contains a Cancer-Causing Ingredient, But Don’t Panic

Earlier today, a California Superior Court judge issued a ruling that’s bound to stress out lots of java drinkers—even if it probably shouldn’t. Companies like Starbucks will have to tell customers that their coffee can potentially cause cancer. Read More >>

money
Work in the Emergency Services? Starbucks Will Give You 10% Off

Buying coffee from a chain isn't the cheapest thing in the world, but it is pretty convenient seeing as how they're basically everywhere. The good news is that there are plenty of ways to grab a discount, and if you work in the emergency services you're going to be able to get 10% off your future Starbucks purchases. Read More >>

environment
Some London Starbucks Will be Charging an Extra 5p for Disposable Cups

Last week we heard news that a committee of MPs want the government to implement a 'latte levy', and charge consumers an extra 25p for using disposable coffee cups that are a pain to recycle. Now Starbucks has announced that it will be doing something similar in 20-25 of its London branches. Read More >>

cryptocurrency
From Porn Sites to Starbucks Wi-Fi, CPUs Are Getting Hijacked to Mine Cryptocoins

It’s one thing to wake up and discover that you missed the boat on a cryptocurrency boom that’s making a handful of people very wealthy. It’s another thing to find out that your computer is making someone else rich while it gives you poor performance and jacks up your electricity bill. With the spread of cryptojacking, that infuriating scenario is happening to more people. Read More >>

lego
Build This Lego Coffee Maker and Never Leave Your Desk

Vending machines are usually terrible at making coffee, but the Lego savants over on the AstonishingStudios YouTube channel have built a vending machine from plastic bricks that serves up a hot cup of liquid energy using Starbucks’s powdered coffee packets. Read More >>

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‘Extremely Dangerous’ Tornado Flattens Starbucks in Terrifying Bystander Video

On Wednesday, a tornado described by the US National Weather Service as “large and extremely dangerous” tore through central Indiana, overturning cars and levelling a Starbucks, Weather.com reports. Miraculously, no injuries have been reported. Read More >>

apps
Android and iOS Users Can Smugly Skip Starbucks Queues

If you have an over-inflated sense of self-importance, rendering you incapable of waiting a couple of minutes to get your mouthpiece around the cup of coffee you could have probably just made yourself, download the Starbucks app and fire up Mobile Order & Pay. It lets you pre-order your coffee (and snacks, if you’re really pushing the boat out) through your phone or tablet, and collect it from your nearest outlet without forcing you to mix with nasty common folk. The service is only available on iOS and Android, giving Windows Phone users yet another reason to question their choices. Or not. [Pocket-Lint] Read More >>

money
Naughty Fiat and Starbucks Found Guilty of Illegally Dodging Taxes

These days, we increasingly seem to find ourselves fruitlessly complaining about multinationals getting away with paying low taxes on huge earnings, due to sneaky loopholes in the system. Today's the day us little guys been waiting for. Not one, but two companies have been slapped with the naughty stick. Read More >>