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2014-10-08 08:22:14

A "sprouting shampoo" made from 16 cups of coffee TAIPEI, Taiwan, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to shampoo, people expect a few things--namely, clean hair, a lovely fragrance, and a good lather. What most people probably don't expect from their shampoo is for their empty shampoo bottle to grow into a tree! O'right's Tree in the Bottle is the first shampoo to do just that. It features a biodegradable bottle--the first of its kind--made from a plastic-like starch, which is...

2014-10-02 12:35:07

Online Petition Calls on McDonald's and Starbucks to Take Lead GREAT FALLS, Va., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To commemorate October National Cyber Security Awareness Month, Enough Is Enough(®) (EIE) today launched, "P*rn Free Wi-Fi," http://www.friendlywifi.org, a new initiative to encourage corporate America to join the fight to prevent Internet-initiated sexual exploitation of children. EIE has been on the frontlines of Internet safety for more than 20 years and this campaign...

Starbucks Offers Online College Classes To Its Employees For Free
2014-06-16 11:34:29

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online With many of its employees expressing a desire to earn a college degree, Starbucks has announced a groundbreaking new partnership with Arizona State University; full-time or part-time employees can earn an online degree through the school and Starbucks will pick up the tab. The arrangement would mean that the coffee chain’s 135,000 employees could graduate from a major US public education institution debt-free. Starbucks employees...

2014-06-12 00:22:54

100,000 'Powermat Spots' to be Deployed in Participating Starbucks and Teavana Fine Teas + Tea Bars SEATTLE and NEW YORK, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duracell Powermat and Starbucks today announced that they have begun a national rollout of Powermat wireless charging in Starbucks beginning with stores in San Francisco's Bay Area. The companies will expand Powermat to additional major markets in 2015, with a full national rollout in Starbucks company-operated stores and Teavana Fine...

2014-05-15 23:08:18

The famous Alaskan Copper River Salmon season has returned, and Pure Food Fish Market, located in Seattle’s famous Pike Place Market, is now taking orders for King and Sockeye Salmon straight from the pristine waters of the Copper River. Order now online at FreshSeafood.com or by phone at (800) 392-FISH (3474). Fresh Copper River Salmon will be available at Pure Food Fish Market while supplies last. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 At last, the famous Alaskan Copper River Salmon season...

2014-03-25 08:26:08

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. NEW YORK, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ: SBUX), Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE: CMG), Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM), Domino's Pizza, Inc. (NYSE: DPZ), and Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: DNKN). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership,...

2014-03-19 23:25:05

Fresh Alaskan Halibut first catch of the new season is now available at Seattle’s Pure Food Fish Market, located in the world-famous Pike Place Market. Overnight ship to anywhere in the U.S. via FreshSeafood.com. (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Fresh Alaskan Halibut first catch of the new season is now available at Seattle’s Pure Food Fish Market, located in the world-famous Pike Place Market, and will be in-stock through November 2014. Fresh Halibut is currently being caught off the coast of...

2014-03-14 23:02:39

Hayward Baker to participate in Elliott Bay Seawall repair and replacement project in Seattle, Washington. Hanover, Maryland (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 Geotechnical construction contractor Hayward Baker Inc. has been awarded a $41 million contract in connection with the City of Seattle’s Elliott Bay seawall repair and replacement project. The Elliott Bay seawall project involves the repair and replacement of a large section of a seawall stretching along Seattle’s downtown riverfront....

2014-02-11 12:20:49

SAN FRANCISCO and BANGKOK, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Menlo Logistics (Menlo), the US$1.6 billion global logistics subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced a new partnership with Starbucks Corp. to provide logistics management services for the global coffee company's growing operations in Thailand. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130313/MM76898LOGO ) Specifically, Menlo will provide warehousing, inventory and transportation management services for...

Starbucks App Vulnerabilities
2014-01-16 12:30:42

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The first rule of creating a successful app is to protect your users' passwords. Yet Starbucks created an app that stores usernames, email addresses and passwords in clear text, leaving one of the most popular apps in the US vulnerable to attack. Starbucks confirmed late on Tuesday that passwords were not encrypted, Computerworld reports. The credentials in the app are available to anyone with access to the phone by connecting the...


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