Coffee

  • Match’s pop-up coffee shop will 3D print your date’s face on a drink

    Match’s pop-up coffee shop will 3D print your date’s face on a drink

    In what is clearly a (very cool) publicity stunt, Match is opening a pop-up coffee shop where it will 3D print the face of single users on the foam of your latte. Specifically, you’ll be able to show up and pick your drink – each will feature one of eight single Match users – four male and four female. Your drink will then come with their face 3D-printed on your coffee, and… Read More

  • Crunch Report | Facebook’s Fake News Problem

    Facebook has a fake news problem, Snapchat’s Spectacles hype train continues into Tulsa, Oklahoma, Apple releases a coffee table book, Microsoft partners with OpenAI and we have our friend Justin Kan on the show with his new app, Whale. All this on Crunch Report. Read More

  • Wheelys raises $350K from the crowd to bring coffee-bikes to the world

    Wheelys raises $350K from the crowd to bring coffee-bikes to the world

    Wheelys Café just raised a large chunk of equity funding on Swedish crowdfunding platform FundedByMe to expand to more countries and pour gas on its already explosive growth around the world. The young company has had an illustrious history already, with a stint in Y Combinator, a successful Indiegogo campaign and now a vastly overfunded equity crowdfunding campaign. Read More

  • Amazon will reportedly soon sell its own private-label groceries

    Amazon will reportedly soon sell its own private-label groceries

    Amazon will soon roll out its own private-label brands of common household items like coffee, diapers, and other perishable groceries, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal. The offerings will consist of perishable goods like baby food, tea, coffee, spices, and non-perishables like laundry detergent. These products will live under brand names like Happy Belly, Wickedly Prime… Read More

  • Spinn’s unique coffee brewer brings ‘third wave’ roasters to your countertop

    Spinn’s unique coffee brewer brings ‘third wave’ roasters to your countertop

    There’s no shortage of ways to get a satisfactory caffeine fix these days, and some of them are mighty high-tech. Spinn Coffee’s new machine, demonstrated on stage at Disrupt NY today, claims one of the most high-tech of all — but this elaborate centrifugal brewing method may be the most versatile as well. Read More

  • The Freedom Clip Breaks Coffee Pod DRM Because Java Wants To Be Free, Man

    The Freedom Clip Breaks Coffee Pod DRM Because Java Wants To Be Free, Man

    The latest Keurig K-Cup machines have a dirty secret: built into the little ground coffee pods that so many know and love is a nefarious form of DRM. A special ink found only on real cups (and damaged by use) ensures that you can only use “real” K-Cups, thereby preventing you from making your own pirate cups. But freedom’s just another word for sticking it to the man, and… Read More

  • Now On Kickstarter, Arist Is A Barista In A Machine

    Now On Kickstarter, Arist Is A Barista In A Machine

    Arist wants to turn your kitchen into a cafe by brewing almost any coffee drink. Arist grinds beans and pour shots at the right time, and its smartphone app can remember your favorite drink recipes, find new ones, and finetune things like water temperature and syrup quantity. Arist can even remember certain coffee cups with the aid of an NFC sticker. Read More

  • Encrypted To The Last Drop

    Encrypted To The Last Drop

    Everything is for sale in the dark web marketplaces. Anonymous buyers can procure everything from prescription painkillers to exotic designer drugs. You can hire sex workers and buy weapons in the same exchange. Danger lurks around every corner and Satoshis flow like water while whales make it rain on encrypted Tor gambling servers. Read More

  • India’s TeaBox Raises Seed Funding From Accel To Build An Online Starbucks For Disrupting Global Tea Market

    India’s TeaBox Raises Seed Funding From Accel To Build An Online Starbucks For Disrupting Global Tea Market

    In a world rediscovering its old tea drinking habits, finding a freshly-brewed cup of the hot beverage is still very tough, especially if you are a tea aficionado based in the U.S. or Europe. For the world’s second most popular beverage after water, the distribution and production models are still very ancient, perhaps waiting for their own version of Starbucks to happen. Now TeaBox… Read More

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