Starbucks Says Straws Suck and Zuckerberg Bumps Buffett. 3 Things to Know Today.
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- Starbucks announced that it will eliminate plastic straws by the year 2020. Alternative-material ones and recyclable strawless lids will replace the more than 1 billion plastic straws used at its locations every year.
- It's official, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is now the third-richest person in the world, bumping down Warren Buffett. The 34-year-old is worth $81.6 billion. Damn young whippersnappers.
- Groupon is up for sale. How much, you ask? In 2011 it was worth more than $16 billion. Today, Groupon is valued at just $2.4 billion. Hey, discounts are what Groupon does best.