Starbucks adds a virtual barrista, sous vide eggs and a Tencent partnership to its menu

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Starbucks is partnering with Tencent to enable "social gifting" and wechat pay in its mainland China cafes. At the Starbucks Biennial Investor Conference today, the coffee and retail giant revealed some plans for 2017, including new foods comings to its cafes, and features heading to its incredibly popular mobile app. Notably absent among its announcements were any media and entertainment-related plans. In terms of its tech, Starbucks announced artificial intelligence-enabled features will soon… Read More