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This article was published on September 5, 2014


Starbucks app gets Uber integration for rides to stores

Starbucks app gets Uber integration for rides to stores Image by: Oli Scarff
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Roberto Baldwin

Roberto Baldwin was a reporter for The Next Web in San Francisco between April 2014 and March 2015. Roberto Baldwin was a reporter for The Next Web in San Francisco between April 2014 and March 2015.

If you’re jonesing for a coffee and it’s too far to walk, the Starbucks iOS app was just updated with Uber integration. Now you can call a black car to get your black coffee.

0904_starbucksThe app is live now but warns that you “must have the Uber app installed and be in a city where Uber is available.” Seems fair enough.

When you click on the Uber button in the Starbucks app for a store you’d like to visit, it launches the Uber app. From there it’s the typical Uber experience except at the end you get a hot cup of caffeine.

The update also addressed some sign-up concerns experienced by some customers, and tackled the usual bug fixes and enhancements.

➤ Starbucks for iOS

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