Joseph Ruwitch

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Starbucks' store of the future bets on tech, luxury and alcohol

Starbucks stores are designed to feel welcoming and instantly familiar. In most locations, you know exactly what to do -- a long bar sits against one of the walls and you slowly work your way down, explaining your order, paying and finally waiting for your chosen beverage(s) at the end. Not so in …

Coffee

Amazon delivery drivers sue for employee benefits and compensation

Four Prime Now delivery drivers in LA have filed a lawsuit against Amazon for making them work like employees when they were being compensated as contractors. According to <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> and <i>The OC Register</i>, the suit explained that the plaintiffs should have received employees' benefits, …

Apple predicting record holiday quarter earnings after quarter trillion dollar year

Despite analyst fears that Apple couldn’t match last year’s record holiday quarter sales of $74.6B, the guidance issued by the company indicates that it expects to do so. Analysts had been concerned that last year’s record sales had been driven by pent-up demand for larger-screened iPhones, demand …

How Corrupt Are Our Politics?

Corruption in America: From Benjamin Franklin’s Snuff Box to Citizens United<p>by Zephyr Teachout<p>Harvard University Press, 376 pp., $29.95<p>1.<p>When New …

Despite record output, Foxconn unable to keep up with massive iPhone 6 demand

As preorders for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus continue to pour in to the Online Apple Store, partner manufacturer Foxconn is reportedly having …

Mobile Technology

Elon Musk Just Got $2.6 Billion To Build His Amazing 'Space Taxi' — Here's How It Works

This week, NASA announced that Elon Musk's SpaceX will receive a $2.6 billion contract to develop the manned iteration of its Dragon capsule, the first version of which is already being used to resupply the International Space Station.<p>(Boeing received a contract to develop its own manned space …