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Customers want to pay with wave of their smartphone

INDIA-STARBUCKS/- Jason Beahm is a contributor to FindLaw’s “Free Enterprise” blog. FindLaw in is owned by Thomson Reuters. -

The future is now. Why? Because now we can buy coffee at Starbucks and pay with a smartphone.

Sure, Japan has had the technology for years, but finally the service was rolled out this week at 6,800 stores as well as 1,000 Starbucks inside of Target stores. For now it is limited to BlackBerry devices, iPhones or iPod Touches, so it’s hardly a revolution, but it’s a start.

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