Starbucks sets goals for increasing diversity in coming years

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The Seattle coffee chain joins Microsoft and Wells Fargo — both of whom have also announced diversity hiring goals.

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Starbucks offering free coffee to frontline workers this month

"We want to show our deep gratitude for those who support and protect us every day with a small gesture of kindness and a cup of coffee," the company said.
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Starbucks unveils designs of this year's holiday cups

The four cups feature traditional red and green colors, and two of them display this year's theme: "Carry the Merry."
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Starbucks offers free coffee to health care workers, first responders as coronavirus cases rise

Starbucks is bringing back its free coffee giveaway for first responders and health care workers as the number of coronavirus cases continues to rise.

Thanksgiving 2020: Starbucks, McDonald's, IHOP, Denny's, Popeyes and Dunkin' are among restaurants open Thursday

Is Starbucks open on Thanksgiving? Yes, select locations are open Thursday. Select Burger King, McDonald's, Del Taco, also are open this Turkey Day.

Starbucks employees give 9-year-old boy pep talk before chemo

9-year-old Cole, who has leukemia, stops by Starbucks in Lake Elsinore, California, before every chemotherapy session, because the employees there give him a pep..
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International coalition of activists launches protest against Amazon

The “Make Amazon Pay” logo projected onto Amazon’s campus in Hyderabad, India. | Image: Make Amazon Pay campaign

An international group of..

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The only plane hijacker to get away with it: Who was the mysterious DB Cooper?

On the night of November 24, 1971, somewhere in the sky over Washington state, a mysterious man known only as Dan Cooper threatened to blow up a flight from..
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Supreme Court allows Trump to end census early [Video]

Supreme Court allows Trump to end census early

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday blocked a lower-court ruling that had ordered the country's decennial population count be continued until Oct. 31. The Census Bureau said on Aug. 3 that it would wind down data collection by Sept. 30, a month earlier than originally scheduled. This report produced by Chris Dignam.

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Wells Fargo giving pandemic aid to "hurting" small businesses

Former White House chief of staff also discusses President-Elect Joe Biden's prospective Cabinet picks
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Wells Fargo announces new campaign to help Americans in need during the pandemic

Only on "CBS This Morning," Bill Daley, vice chairman of public affairs for Wells Fargo and former White House chief of staff to President Obama, announces a new..
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Salesforce to buy Slack work-chat service for $27.7 billion

Deal could help Salesforce compete with Microsoft's thriving Office 365 suite, which includes Teams app.
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Microsoft is selling an ugly MS Paint sweater and part of the proceeds benefit Girls Who Code

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Microsoft is getting into the holiday spirit a bit early today by offering an MS Paint-themed “ugly” sweater for sale on its..

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Salesforce is acquiring workplace chat app Slack for $27.7 billion

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Cloud computing giant Salesforce is acquiring workplace chat app Slack, the two companies announced on..

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Microsoft Teams gets an overhauled calling interface, CarPlay support, and more


Microsoft is overhauling its calling features inside Microsoft Teams today. A new calling interface will now show contacts, voicemail, and..

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Microsoft’s new Windows Feature Experience Packs are smaller updates to Windows 10

Microsoft has started testing smaller feature updates for Windows 10 in the form of a Windows Feature Experience Pack. The branding appeared inside Windows 10..
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