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Delivered by Amazon.Image: Mark Lennihan/AP/REX/Shutterstock By Emma Hinchliffe2017-09-23 19:46:01 UTC The food-delivery wars never end, and now Amazon has a new play against Postmates and UberEats.  The Whole Foods owner just partnered with Olo, a restaurant software system used by many popular fast-casual eateries. The partnership means that most restaurants…

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Upon visiting Berlin’s IFA2107  — Germany’s answer to CES — recently,  there was one word I kept hearing: Alexa. In the consumer hardware space, it’s a great time to be Amazon, if the sheer number of hardware companies jumping on the Alexa bandwagon are anything to go by. Only today it…

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469 Shares YouTube influencer Michael Jones attends as athletes and YouTube stars team for DOOM Videogame Tournament on March 29, 2016 in Hollywood, California.Image: Jonathan Leibson/Getty Images for Bethesda Softworks By Kerry Flynn2017-09-03 19:06:29 UTC Influencers don’t always know what’s best.  On Instagram, Kendall Jenner, Emily Ratajkowski, Bella Hadid, and…

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174 Shares Image: justin Sullivan/Getty Images By Patrick Kulp2017-08-23 23:07:16 UTC Donald Trump’s tough talk about muscling Amazon isn’t stopping the government from green-lighting the company’s Whole Foods mega-merger. The Federal Trade Commission said in a statement Wednesday that it’s decided that the deal doesn’t break antitrust laws designed to…

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Amazon may use its drone delivery service to analyze customer’s homes, offering ‘recommendations’ from its store or third-party services like gardening or roof repairs. The patent, granted on Wednesday by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), shows how the drones would use cameras to take photos during its descent….

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Amazon has reportedly acquired data analysis and search engine startup Graphiq for around $50 million, according to LA Times, citing four sources familiar with the deal. Launched in 2009 as FindTheBest, the startup offered online spreadsheets comparing vacations, technology, real estate, and more. It would pull data, like prices and…

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The acquisition of Whole Foods by Amazon has been the focus of much attention over the last week. And it’s not only retailers that are taking notice. With our increased desire for delivered goods, drone companies are looking toward Amazon as a way to shepherd in the use of drones…

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Amazon has presented a few weird ideas for delivery and its latest, a skyscraper beehive filled with drones, is no exception. The patent application is another look at how Amazon plans to integrate drones and improve ‘last mile’ delivery. Most of Amazon’s warehouses are located on the outskirts of cities…

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345 Shares Whole Foods+Amazon could finally convince customers to buy produce online.Image: Scott Olson/Getty Images By Patrick Kulp2017-06-28 19:10:45 -0700 Americans love shopping online—except when it comes to groceries.   That’s a major hurdle for the many companies betting that the web is the inevitable future of supermarkets. But if…

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