You Can Opt Out of Using Facial Recognition to Board a Flight

8th July 2019

A few months ago during a layover in Atlanta, I came across an unusual sight: facial recognition being used in the boarding process. The technology, which is currently in beta testing for international Delta flights leaving the airport, replaces a gate agent physically checking your passport before you board. When it comes time for you to get on the plane you’ll stand on a circle, look at the camera, and…

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Starbucks Takes A Unique Route To Greener Stores

8th July 2019

Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX) wants to make its stores greener. That’s a smart move that fits the company’s marketing message and consumer perception. To accomplish that goal, the company has decided to turn to its employees for help. Instead of letting management or consultants come up with the ideas, the chain has brought employees to its Tryer Center innovation lab to compete in a reality show-style competition. Five teams presented ideas after…

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