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Starbucks' Pay-By-App Test Grinds Away

Starbucks said today it was expanding its mobile-payment testing grounds to include 300 company-owned stores in the NYC-Long Island area. The system uses an app version of the Starbucks Card. The app displays a barcode that is read by the scanner at check-out. Testing of the app (available for the iPhone, the iPod touch and certain BlackBerrys) began late last year in Starbucks locations inside Target stores and a few outlets in Seattle and Northern California.

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