Starbucks said Friday it will update Passbook in iOS 6 at the end of September, presumably meaning it will integrate its existing Starbucks digital payment card into the new app for users to pay for coffee. In a tweet, the company said: “Updated to iOS 6? Our Passbook update is coming at the end of this month! 00111010 00101001″ The tweet ends with a two-part binary code sequence that translates into a commonplace smiley face emoticon using the colon and a close parenthesis, like this :) Read the full story at Computer World.
Starbucks to support Passbook in iOS 6 by end of September
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Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).