Starbucks outlines plans for automated ordering, new coffee equipment to improve efficiency

Starbucks Chairman and CEO Howard Schultz speaks at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders in Seattle, Washington on March 22, 2017. Jason Redmond | AFP | Getty Images Starbucks on Tuesday outlined its plans for automated ordering in stores, new coffee-making equipment and an expanded loyalty program as part of its push to reinvent itself and … Read more

Senators blast Twitter’s alleged security failures as whistleblower testifies

Enlarge / Former Twitter security executive Peiter Zatko testifying at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on September 13, 2022. The Democratic and Republican leaders of the US Senate Judiciary Committee blasted Twitter for alleged security failures in a letter last night on the eve of today’s hearing featuring testimony from whistleblower Peiter “Mudge” Zatko. “We … Read more

The Best New Widgets for Your iPhone Lock Screen in iOS 16

Image: Carrot Weather With iOS 14, Apple brought widgets to your iPhone’s Home Screen—with iOS 16, Apple wants to do the same with your Lock Screen. With this update, you can create multiple Lock Screens that you can cycle through at any time, and each Lock Screen can hold up to five different widgets: There’s … Read more

PFT’s Week Two 2022 NFL power rankings

Getty Images 1. Bills (1-0; No. 3): They’ll go as far as Josh Allen can take them. And he can take them all the way. 2. Chiefs (1-0; No. 4): Anyone who was sleeping on the Chiefs is now wide-ass awake. 3. Buccaneers (1-0; No. 2): They beat an overmatched Dallas team, but something’s missing. … Read more

The economics behind ‘quiet quitting’ — and what we should call it instead : Planet Money : NPR

Over the last several weeks, the concept of “quiet quitting” has exploded like a supernova across the media universe. The big bang began on TikTok, with a video uploaded by a 20-something engineer named Zaid Khan. With the sound of a piano playing a ragtime-style tune and summertime shots of New York City flashing across … Read more

Stock market news live updates: September 13, 2022

U.S. stock futures ascended Tuesday as investors prepared for a highly-anticipated inflation reading. Futures tied to the S&P 500 and tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite each gained roughly 0.7% in pre-market trading. Dow futures jumped 200 points, or roughly 0.6%. The Bureau of Labor Statistics is scheduled to release its August Consumer Price Index (CPI) at 8:30 … Read more

Swedish election puts anti-immigration Sweden Democrats centre stage

Moderate party leader Ulf Kristersson delivers a speach at the Moderate party election watch at the Clarion Sign Hotel, in Stockholm, Sweden, September 11, 2022.TT News Agency/Fredrik Sandberg via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Right wing in slim lead in parliamentary election Sweden Democrat gains give edge to right Moderates … Read more

Succession, Ted Lasso take home top Emmy honours | Television News

Succession, the story of a dysfunctional family jockeying for power and wealth, and feel-good comedy Ted Lasso have taken the top honours at the Emmy awards, while South Korean star Lee Jung-jae was named best actor for his role in dystopian thriller Squid Game, a first for a non-English-language performer.. Both Succession and Ted Lasso … Read more