Starbucks will offer its rewards app users a portal to Web3

Starbucks, which is trying to revitalize the customer experience at its nearly 34,000 physical locations, is also about to enter the ethereal world of blockchain technology. The coffee chain is making its Starbucks Rewards app a part of the gateway to its Starbucks Odyssey program. Customers will be able to use their Rewards app login […]

From Carmakers To Refiners, Industries Brace For Rail Strike

Car buyers might not get the vehicle they want on time, commuter rail lines could see service disrupted, and shipments from everything from oil to livestock feed could be snarled. Those are just a few of the wide-ranging impacts a walkout by U.S. rail workers would have on the country’s industries and economy. A strike […]

Scientists Invent a Patch That Gives You a Painless Tattoos

Unless you’re a professional tattoo artist (or an angsty teenager with a needle and a lighter), you likely haven’t considered inking yourself. But that may change one day: Researchers have designed single-use patches with tiny needles that are easy to use and can deposit tattoos on the skin—painlessly. Though these microneedle tattoo patches will be […]

Car Guy Biden Touts Electric Vehicles At Detroit Auto Show

DETROIT (AP) — President Joe Biden, a gearhead with his own vintage Corvette, showcased his administration’s efforts to promote electric vehicles during a visit Wednesday to the Detroit auto show. Biden traveled to the massive North American International Auto Show to plug the huge new climate, tax and health care law that offers tax incentives […]

Measuring Your Algorithm’s Performance

A U.S. retailer was spending $50 million a year bidding across a million keywords on Google. This spend drove $500 million of sales (equivalent to a ROAS, or return on ad spend, of 10). They were very pleased with the results and were planning to increase their spend. But when I helped the retailer analyze […]

Ryan Reynolds fans share colonoscopy stories after actor discovered polyp

People are sharing their own colonoscopy stories after Ryan Reynolds‘ doctor discovered a polyp during the procedure. The Free Guy actor, 45, and Rob McElhenney, co-chairmen of the Welsh soccer team Wrexham A.F.C., partnered with colon cancer awareness organization Lead From Behind after Reynolds lost a bet. The Deadpool star said that if McElhenney could […]

The Crossword: Wednesday, September 14, 2022

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