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Walmart takes on Amazon Prime with free, next-day deliveries

Walmart has introduced its answer to Amazon's one-day shipping for Prime subscribers. The retail giant's NextDay delivery offering is rolling out in Phoenix and Las Vegas today, May 14th, and will be available for online customers in Southern Califor… Engadget … Read the rest of this entry

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Uber’s self-driving trucks are making deliveries in Arizona

Uber announced today that its self-driving trucks have been operating in Arizona for the last couple of months. The company said it has two main transfer hubs in Sanders and Topock, but other than that, Uber is being pretty tight-lipped … Read the rest of this entry

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UPS is converting diesel trucks to electric for NYC deliveries

UPS is investing more seriously in electric vehicles, testing out new EV delivery vans in California and snagging some of Mitsubishi Fuso's urban trucks coming to NYC. But what about its existing fleet? The shipping company is partnering with New … Read the rest of this entry

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UPS wants UAVs to cover its ‘last mile’ deliveries

Drone-based deliveries are quickly moving out of the realm of science fiction. Amazon, 7-11 and a host of startups are already toying with the idea. Now, UPS, one of the biggest parcel delivery services on the planet, is testing a … Read the rest of this entry

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Amazon launches one-hour Prime Now deliveries in Scotland

After spending the past year expanding its super-fast delivery service across England, Amazon's finally taking Prime Now north of the border. The online retail giant announced today that it has begun offering one-hour deliveries on over 15,000 produc… Engadget RSS … Read the rest of this entry

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Amazon brings one-hour Prime Now deliveries to Newcastle

Just a day after it expanded its same-day delivery service to more of the UK, Amazon has added another big city to its list of Prime Now locations: Newcastle. The Northern city joins London and Birmingham in offering Prime customers … Read the rest of this entry

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Amazon Flex is really an Uber for high-speed deliveries

When word got out about Amazon Flex, it wasn't clear exactly how it worked. Was it a pick-it-up-yourself service? Not really, as it turns out. The online retailer has finally taken the wraps off of Flex, and it's ultimately an … Read the rest of this entry

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