mobile payments http://kplu.org en No cash, no card, no problem with Starbucks smartphone app http://kplu.org/post/no-cash-no-card-no-problem-starbucks-smartphone-app <p>Technology-savvy consumers could soon be able to leave their wallets behind when picking up a cup of Joe at Starbucks. &nbsp;</p><p>The Seattle retailer is expected to announce Wednesday that <a href="http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/01/18/now-at-starbucks-buy-a-latte-by-waving-your-phone/?src=twt&amp;twt=nytimes">customers will be able to use smartphones to pay for goodies</a> at 6,800 stores the company operates in the United States and 1,000 that are in Target stores, according to Claire Cain Miller of the New York Times.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 19 Jan 2011 16:04:59 +0000 Charla Bear 559 at http://kplu.org No cash, no card, no problem with Starbucks smartphone app