In China, You Can Now Text Your Friend a Pumpkin Spice Latte

Users of WeChat in China will soon be able to buy each other cappuccinos, frappuccinos and pumpkin spice lattes after the messaging app’s owner Tencent tcehy struck a deal with Starbucks sbux . With the planned feature, WeChat users will be able to buy each other Starbucks-branded drinks and gifts and send them over the… via … More In China, You Can Now Text Your Friend a Pumpkin Spice Latte

Voice Activated Fireplace Is As Cool As It Gets

A fireplace can add a cozy, relaxed atmosphere — and a touch of style — to any home. Redditor [hovee] saw the opportunity to add some flair to his gas fireplace by making it voice activated. Check out the video of it in action below. Google Home and Google Assistant provides the voice recognition component. … More Voice Activated Fireplace Is As Cool As It Gets

Apple reportedly working to rent new movies early on iTunes

According to Bloomberg, Apple is in talks with major movie studios to offer early rentals on iTunes. The report, which cites sources familiar with the ongoing discussions, suggests 21st Century Fox, Universal Pictures and Warner Bros., are trying to find a partner to help them rent films “as early as two weeks” after they first … More Apple reportedly working to rent new movies early on iTunes

Microsoft still depends on Windows. Here’s what it is doing to revive the PC business

VR headsets and a return to ARM-based computers are on tap for next year. Despite Microsoft’s big move to the cloud, the Windows PC is still mighty important to its bottom line. Windows revenue directly accounts for nearly $15 billion per year in revenue, while Office sales and subscriptions account for another $23 billion. Throw […] … More Microsoft still depends on Windows. Here’s what it is doing to revive the PC business

These are the 50 best companies to work for in 2017, according to Glassdoor

If you’re unhappy with your job, you may want to consider applying to one of the 50 companies that made Glassdoor’s new “Best Places to Work” list. The career website compiled the annual list based on employees who volunteered to anonymously submit a company review over a 12-month time frame. Bain & Company Inc. topped… via … More These are the 50 best companies to work for in 2017, according to Glassdoor