Customers pay for coffee with smartphone case

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Approximately 4 billion cups of coffee are consumed each year, so any product that makes it quicker and easier for customers to order their daily grind is a welcome development. We have already seen Frank Green's SmartCup from Australia, which can be synced with the customer's smartphone so they can pay using their cup. Now coffee giant Starbucks has launched a branded smartphone touch case that will automatically order and pay for the user's favorite hot drink. The Starbucks Touch phone case was developed in collaboration with Japanese clothing brand Uniform Experiment, and can currently be used in two Starbucks…

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