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[Deal] At just $40, Anker’s 8-in-1 USB-C Data Hub with Power Delivery and built-in Ethernet is down to its lowest ever price

If you are living the dongle life because your current laptop is low on ports thanks to its designer prioritizing form over function, Anker’s 8-in-1 Data Hub could be the all-in-one solution you need. Down to its lowest-ever price of $ 40 on Amazon, the Data Hub has everything you need to be the most productive […]

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Is your Pixel 4a pre-order out for delivery yet?

After a much-delayed announcement, Google finally launched the Pixel 4a on August 3rd and while Europe has to wait until September 10th for pre-orders to go live, the US has got first dibs on the new follow-up to the best-selling Pixel 3a. With pre-orders in the US said to start shipping from August 20th, it […]

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Grubhub sells itself to Just Eat to create a food delivery giant

The food delivery world is about to get a bit smaller. Just Eat Takeaway.com (Just Eat to most people) is buying Grubhub in a deal worth $ 7.3 billion. The merger will create the largest online food delivery outlet outside of China, according to the c…
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DoorDash CEO announces that now your tips will go to delivery workers

Earlier this year, news reports exposed that not only did DoorDash (and others, like Instacart) sometimes lower its payout to delivery workers when customers tipped, its payment system didn't make clear that this was happening. Last month it changed…
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Starbucks plans nationwide delivery in the US with Uber Eats

More Americans will be able to take advantage of on-demand Frappuccinos. Starbucks announced today that it's expanding its partnership with Uber Eats, aiming for nationwide delivery by early 2020. Currently, only 11 cities offer the service; Boston,…
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Vodafone takes on Santa with the UK’s first 4G drone delivery

5G might be grabbing all the headlines recently but 4G, or LTE if you prefer,  hasn’t suddenly become obsolete overnight, with carriers still pushing the limits in terms of functions and usage. The Vodafone network has just performed the UK’s first drone delivery using a 4G signal from a portable router to control the delivery vehicle. The […]

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Postmates unveils its adorable autonomous delivery robot

Postmates has revealed a cute autonomous delivery robot called Serve, which seems to take a design cue or two from Wall-E, with its big eyes and yellow finish. While the company has tested third-party autonomous delivery options in the past, it decid…
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Uber CEO discusses self-driving cars and food delivery by drone

On the second day Uber Elevate Summit 2018, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi took the stage for an interview covering everything from a recent fatal crash involving one of its self-driving cars, to his relationship with Google and Waymo, to drone deliveries.
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Amazon’s ‘The Hub’ is a delivery locker for residential buildings

Amazon already has lockers in various public locations that you can use to receive packages, but it's now offering a more private option for multi-tenant dwellings. The e-commerce titan has launched a new service that offers to install "Hubs" in cond…
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Uber gets slapped with lawsuit over missing food delivery tips

A courier in New York who used to deliver food for Uber has filed a lawsuit against the company over unpaid tips, according to Buzzfeed News. In the lawsuit, he said that tips from customers never made it to him and other delivery personnel for UberR…
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Would you like your Amazon Prime delivery left inside your door?

August smart locks and Garageio connected garage door openers are being tested with an unnamed Seattle-based retailer for in-home package delivery service. Best guess? Amazon is prepping another home delivery option for Prime members.

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UPS test drives drone delivery with mock package

UPS announced it is starting to test emergency deliveries with help from CyPhy Works. The partnership is nothing new for UPS, as the shipping giant participated in a $ 22 million round CyPhy raised last year.

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Smart algorithm models delivery routes on the method bees use to seek nectar

Vancouver-based startup Routific has developed a route optimization algorithm based on the way bees seek out nectar. And it’s resulting in major savings on fuel and vehicle maintenance.

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Goodbye, 10-minute food delivery! Uber shuts down UberEats Instant Delivery in NYC

Are you an UberEats user who lives in New York City? Unfortunately, it may start taking a little longer for your food to be delivered — Uber has shut down the Instant Delivery section of the UberEats app.

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Nevada gets first FAA-approved urban drone delivery

Flirtey, the startup that did the first FAA-sanctioned drone delivery in a rural area, has replicated the feat in an urban setting. It sent out an autonomous hexacopter on a half-a-mile flight to an empty house in Hawthorne, Nevada on March 10th, car…
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Amazon exec explains how Prime Air delivery drones will work

Amazon vice president Paul Misener doesn't know if the company already has a pricing scheme for its Prime Air service, but he knows everything else there is to know about the delivery drones. He talked about the project at length in an interview with…
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Amazon and Jeremy Clarkson hint at the future of delivery drones

Former Top Gear co-host Jeremy Clarkson isn't just working on a new motoring show for Amazon… he's helping the internet giant pitch its vision for delivery drones, too. Amazon has unveiled a splashy new Prime Air ad where Clarkson shows off a new,…
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Google says its drone delivery service could take flight in 2017

Amazon’s at it. Walmart’s at it. And now Google’s at it, too. Yes, all three companies are eyeing delivery services using drones, with Google insisting Monday that it could have a commercial operation up and running as early as 2017.

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