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Woman Sues Starbucks Over Too Much Ice In Her Drink [VIDEO]

Illinois Starbucks customer Stacy Pincus is suing Starbucks for false advertising. Pincus claims that the company does not follow the advertised amount of coffee to ice ratio. Though Starbucks advertises that they maintain a specific number of ounces of coffee , lemonade, or tea in their drinks, customers are claiming they are being shorted. The…

Starbucks to roll out wireless phone chargers in US

Starbucks announced it plans to install Powermat’s wireless charging stations at its coffee stores across the U.S., starting with the San Francisco Bay Area. The company says it will expand the service to major U.S. cities in 2015. The deal is a major victory for Powermat and the Power Matters Alliance, which remains embroiled in…

NBC’s Secret Underground Elite Starbucks in Sochi on Lockdown

Behind the secure walls of the NBC compound here is a Starbucks counter replete with baristas who serve up hot caffeinated drinks to the network’s employees. Some NBC employees were walking around the Olympic grounds proudly toting their signature green-and-white Starbucks cups, a perk financed entirely by the network. But suddenly, no Starbucks cups are…

Starbucks To Customers: Please Leave Your Guns At Home

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz said in an interview with Bloomberg Businessweek that firearms and cappuccino don’t mix. Beginning today, the ubiquitous caffeine bars “respectfully request” that gun owners leave their weapons in their cars or at home, Schultz said by telephone. “We’re not pro-gun or anti-gun,” he explained. The chain simply wants no part of…