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DoorDash is reportedly raising $500M at a $6B+ valuation

Just days after Postmates filed confidential paperwork for an initial public offering, the latest news in the on-demand delivery space is that competitor DoorDash is in the process of raising a $500 million round, The Wall Street Journal reports. The round would reportedly value DoorDash at more than $6 billion and possibly up to $7 ...

Amazon’s drones still aren’t here, but this little robot is now delivering packages

01.23.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Clear the sidewalks, Amazon's new delivery bot Scout is coming through. The Prime bot, which looks like a light blue cooler on six wheels, started delivering packages Wednesday in Snohomish County, north of Seattle.  The bot will work alongside ... ...

UPS and Latch are expanding in-building deliveries to 10 more cities

After launching apparently successful pilot runs in San Francisco and New York, UPS announced today plans to expand its in-building delivery service to 10 additional U.S. cities. In mid-2019, the parcel service will be adding Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, Houston, Dallas, Washington D.C., Philadelphia, Boston, Miami and Seattle to the list. UPS’s program was launched ...

Too lazy to get groceries? This self-driving car will bring a tiny supermarket to you.

We're delivery obsessed. It's OK, we can admit it.  Between Amazon Prime, Postmates, Grubhub, Uber Eats, on-campus "snackbots," and all the self-driving grocery delivery vans bringing us pizza, Walmart orders, and more, you rarely have to go to ... ...

Mailman has heartwarming interaction trying to combat package thieves

01.17.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

For every video of a mailperson chucking a package at someone's front door with reckless abandon, there's one of them saving the day. Captured on a Ring video doorbell, this video shows a USPS worker asking a home owner, who was away from the house ... ...