Business / Tech Dec 6, 2019

Nonprofit and IBM to sell 25-cent AI devices for analyzing soil

A piece of paper no bigger than a business card could enrich struggling coffee farmers and their soil, a growing challenge as temperatures rise and prices fluctuate. Enveritas, a U.S. nonprofit, signed an agreement with International Business Machines Corp. on Thursday to pilot the AgroPad, ...

Starbucks Japan starts preorder service

Business / Corporate Jun 26, 2019

Starbucks Japan starts preorder service

Starbucks Coffee Japan Ltd. said Tuesday that it will start a new service to allow customers to order and pay through its smartphone app without waiting in line. The service, called Mobile Order & Pay, started at its 56 stores in Tokyo on Wednesday. Starbucks aims ...