Coronavirus: SF businesses decline cash, fearing it could spread the virus

Coronavirus: SF businesses decline cash, fearing it could spread the virus

Ritual Coffee doesn’t observe an outright ban (people can pay with cash if that’s all they have, Rinaldi said) but the emphasis on cashless payments is made clear with notices plastered on the shop’s wall and on its website asking customers to use Apple Pay or a credit or debit card.

Coffee Meets Bagel announces a data breach on Valentine’s Day

Coffee Meets Bagel announces a data breach on Valentine’s Day

The company sent out an email to users today telling them that some of their personal information may have been breached. Luckily, the company said that the hackers didn’t make off with any sensitive information like credit card numbers or passwords.

No Cash Needed At This Cafe. Students Pay The Tab With Their Personal Data

No Cash Needed At This Cafe. Students Pay The Tab With Their Personal Data

"We definitely have some people that walk in off the street that are a little confused and a little taken aback when we can't sell them any coffee," said Sarah Ferris, assistant manager at the Shiru Cafe branch in Providence, R.I., located near Brown University.