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Coffeehouses chain Starbucks is all set to introduce a ‘Mobile Order and Pay’ service in stores within the Portland area before the end of the calendar year. The service will enable customers to place orders ahead of their visit to the coffee shops, and pick up later. The company is planning the launch of Mobile Order and Pay in 2015 across the United States.

Intel has launched stores within 50 Best Buy retail stores. The outlets, dubbed the ‘Intel Experience’ will be available in 50 Best Buy retail stores nationwide. Intel Experience will provide hands-on experience zone to shoppers, and give them a platform to explore technologies like 3-D printing, augmented reality, and digital disc jockey (DJ) remixing.

Loggly, a company that provides cloud-based enterprise-class log management solutions, has secured $15 million in Series C venture financing. Harmony Partners led the round, with existing investors Matrix Partners, Trinity Ventures, Cisco, Data Collective, and True Ventures also participating. This brings the investment raised by the company to date to $33.4 million.

BitFury, a company that provides bitcoin hardware and infrastructure, including ASICs, PCB boards, servers, and data centers, has raised $20 million.…