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Walmart offers free one-day delivery in attempt to catch up with Amazon

May 22nd, 2019 at 11:03 am » Comments Off

Available across 75 percent of the country by year end Walmart will offer free one-day delivery on up to 220,000 items on its online store with orders over $35. Walmart is currently offering the new service in Phoenix and Las Vegas, and will come to Southern California in the coming days. The retailer expects the […]

Jeff Bezos unveils a giant lunar lander that he says is ‘going to the moon’ and will help Blue Origin populate space

May 14th, 2019 at 10:48 am » Comments Off

  Jeff Bezos shows off Blue Origin’s lunar lander concept, called Blue Moon, in Washington, DC, on May 9, 2019. Dave Mosher/Business Insider Jeff Bezos, the billionaire founder of Amazon, unveiled on Thursday a giant lunar lander concept by his spaceflight company, Blue Origin. Called “Blue Moon,” the vehicle is designed to deliver a variety […]

Amazon’s system for tracking its warehouse workers can automatically fire them

April 28th, 2019 at 3:40 am » Comments Off

  A world where people are monitored and supervised by machines isn’t confined to the realms of sci-fi. It’s here now. Tough conditions: There have been many reports over recent years about unpleasant conditions workers face at Amazon warehouses. Employees are under pressure to pack hundreds of boxes per hour, and face being fired if […]

Google just beat Amazon to launching one of the first drone delivery services

April 15th, 2019 at 8:12 am » Comments Off

A Wing delivery drone Google just beat Amazon to launching one of the first drone delivery services The Alphabet startup Wing has secured approval for one of the world’s first drone delivery services. The service is set to officially launch in Canberra, Australia, after securing approval from Australia’s Civil Aviation Safety Authority following a successful […]

7-Eleven unveiled a store of the future complete with scan-and-go tech, craft beer, and tacos as it prepares to fend off Amazon Go

April 10th, 2019 at 11:30 am » Comments Off

The store’s also got made-to-order smoothies. Courtesy of 7-Eleven 7-Eleven launched a lab store in Dallas on March 22. The store features plenty of new additions, like in-store baked cookies and a craft beer station. “7-Eleven stays at the forefront by pushing the boundaries and being unafraid to try new things,” Chris Tanco, 7-Eleven’s executive […]

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