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  • Amazon is not alone: UPS, Google also testing delivery drones

    Amazon is not alone: UPS, Google also testing delivery drones
    Amazon.com made headlines this week with the announcement of Amazon Prime Air, but it isn't the only company that's testing delivery drones. Reports this week say UPS and Google are two other companies that are also testing delivery drones for their...
  • State agency investigating Google barge construction

    The San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission has launched an investigation into the construction of Google's mysterious barge.  The state agency is charged with monitoring development of San Francisco Bay. The probe apparently began...
  • From Android to robots: Google executive reveals latest project

    The former head of Android is now working on a new robotics effort for Google. Andy Rubin, who cofounded and then led the Android mobile platform up until this year, is turning his passion for robots into a new "moonshot" venture for the Mountain View,...
  • Carl Icahn wants Apple shareholder vote on larger stock buyback

    Shareholder activist Carl Icahn said Wednesday he had informed Apple that he has submitted a proposal to let shareholders vote on a larger stock buyback. In a tweet Wednesday, Icahn wrote: "Gave $AAPL notice we’ll be making a precatory proposal to...
  • LG unveils curved, flexible smartphone to better fit your body

    LG unveils curved, flexible smartphone to better fit your body
    SAN FRANCISCO -- At a special press event this week, LG took the wraps off the LG G Flex smartphone.  The bendable, flexible phone runs on Android and went on sale in South Korea only 10 days ago. Company executives said there's no word yet on when it...
  • Struggle no more: Next-generation USB to be reversible

    Struggle no more: Next-generation USB to be reversible
    Work has begun on the next generation of USB connectors, and the good news is that users will no longer have to worry about whether they're plugging in their connectors upside down. Current USB connectors look quite similar on both sides, but the...
  • Uber to deliver some Christmas trees on demand Thursday

    Uber to deliver some Christmas trees on demand Thursday
    For its latest marketing stunt, Uber is teaming up with Home Depot to deliver Christmas trees to customers on Thursday. The on-demand ride service said customers in 10 select cities can click on a special Christmas tree icon in the Uber smartphone app....
  • Congress still hates the U.S. Postal Service

    Two Sundays ago I was roused from my midday stupor by the doorbell. I staggered to the door to discover a big box from Amazon deposited on the stoop, and a U.S. Postal Service truck just rounding the corner on its way to make another Sunday delivery....
  • Amazon hopes drone delivery idea will fly

    Amazon hopes drone delivery idea will fly
    Overnight delivery is no longer good enough. As online shopping has exploded in popularity, one of the few remaining barriers for the industry is the lag time between when a customer orders an item and when it's delivered, typically days later. In a...
  • Amazon's Sunday delivery to spread next year

    E-commerce giant Amazon will provide Sunday package delivery at no extra cost in two key cities and plans to expand the program dramatically next year. Kelly Cheeseman, an Amazon spokeswoman, didn't say whether Baltimore would be included in that...
  • Notorious jewel thief Doris Payne, 83, makes news in Palm Desert

    Notorious jewel thief Doris Payne, 83, makes news in Palm Desert
    PALM DESERT — Doris Payne — demure, elegant and 83 — is a thief, as prolific and subtly conniving as they come. She doesn't use muscle and she doesn't rely on guns. Instead, between numerous stints behind bars, for 50 years she has...