Neowin News Feed for: Delivery Neowin News Feed for: Delivery en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Uber collaborates with FTD ProFlowers to deliver bouquets in the US <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Uber&#039;s flower delivery service will use FTD&#039;s network of local florists for swift deliveries. Initially available in select cities, it is set to launch throughout the US by early 2022. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Chandrakant Isi) Wed, 28 Jul 2021 18:26:01 +0000 Amazon expands in-garage delivery service to more than 4,000 U.S. cities <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Seattle firm is expanding its contactless in-garage delivery service to more than 4,000 cities across the U.S., including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, Dallas, Houston, and more. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usman Khan Lodhi) Thu, 12 Nov 2020 21:20:01 +0000 Amazon will offer permanent jobs to 70% of U.S. workforce hired during COVID-19 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Amidst a demand surge caused by COVID-19, Amazon hired about 175,000 workers in the U.S. Now the firm has announced that nearly 70% of these hires will be offered permanent roles at the company. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usman Khan Lodhi) Thu, 28 May 2020 13:30:01 +0000 Uber for Business launches Eats in new markets <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Uber for Business has launched its Eats service in Brazil, France, Canada, and the UK. Uber plans to roll out the service to more than 20 countries this year but didn&#039;t state which countries. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Wed, 08 Apr 2020 19:00:01 +0000 Amazon will stop non-essential sales and shipments in India <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the company announced on Tuesday that it will stop non-essential sales and shipments in the country, following a similar move in Italy and Spain. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usman Khan Lodhi) Tue, 24 Mar 2020 21:00:01 +0000 Just Eat and reach agreement on merger <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Just Eat and have announced that they will merge following the agreement of their terms. Both firms are market leaders in several countries so the merger looks good for shareholders. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Mon, 05 Aug 2019 13:40:01 +0000 Apps can no longer offer marijuana delivery services on the Google Play Store <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google&#039;s recent updates to Play Store policies added marijuana to the list of restricted content on the platform, meaning apps will no longer be able to offer delivery services for cannabis. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Muhammad Jarir Kanji) Thu, 30 May 2019 08:04:01 +0000 Microsoft patents dynamic, en route UAV delivery system <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A new delivery mechanism has been patented by Microsoft that allows for the delivery of products directly to receiving vehicles while they travel between two locations, reducing delivery times. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Hamza Jawad ) Sun, 10 Feb 2019 19:14:01 +0000 Amazon brings Whole Foods Market deliveries and pickups to additional cities <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Amazon has announced that Whole Foods Market will offer deliveries and pickups in additional areas. The latest expansion brings the total number of areas served to just over 60 cities. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Wed, 24 Oct 2018 10:42:01 +0000 Amazon rolls out Hub lockers to over 500,000 apartment residents in the U.S. <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Hub by Amazon, a delivery locker system that quietly launched last July, provides apartment residents in the U.S. quick and secure access to their packages anytime from any sender, not just Amazon. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Jay Bonggolto) Tue, 19 Jun 2018 18:58:02 +0000 Amazon Logistics Photo on Delivery being trialed in some US metro areas <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Drones, smart locks and now photos? Amazon is now trialing a new home delivery feature that gives you visual confirmation that your package has been delivered and where you can find it. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Bass) Fri, 02 Mar 2018 13:44:01 +0000 Toyota teams up with Amazon, Pizza Hut, and Uber for driverless deliveries <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>At the ongoing CES 2018 in Las Vegas, Toyota announced its partnership with Amazon, Pizza Hut, and Uber to develop driverless vehicles for delivering products to consumers in the future. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Shreyas Gandhe) Tue, 09 Jan 2018 12:32:01 +0000 Amazon wants to take its relationship with you to the next level <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>We all love receiving new packages, especially from online stores, however, having to wait around for the delivery can be boring, but it seems Amazon has a solution, and it wants access to your house. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Dreyer Smit) Wed, 25 Oct 2017 13:06:01 +0000 Amazon launches Alexa voice shopping through Prime Now <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Amazon has updated its Alexa artificial intelligence to allow customers to buy goods from its own Prime Now store. Customers will have to have a default payment and default shipping address. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Tue, 21 Mar 2017 14:32:01 +0000 Amazon's making midnight deliveries for Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Instead of heading out to your nearest game store for the midnight release of Call of Duty: Black Ops 3, stay home and let Amazon bring it to you instead. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Chris Schroeder) Mon, 02 Nov 2015 00:28:01 +0000 Microsoft is delaying Surface Hub shipments until January 1, 2016 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft delayed shipments of its massive Surface Hub displays last month, and today, the company revealed that it won&#039;t begin deliveries until January - six months after opening pre-orders. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Wed, 12 Aug 2015 17:01:52 +0000 Apple to offer delivery for online orders 'in four hours or less' <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple has partnered with startup courier service Postmates to offer same-day delivery (within four hours) for most products through its app and web store, albeit currently only in the Bay Area. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Jett Goldsmith) Fri, 05 Jun 2015 23:44:01 +0000 Amazon testing trunk delivery service <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The online mega-store is testing out a new shipping method that would allow shipping services to leave ordered products in the trunk of your car; the pilot is starting with Germany. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Chris Schroeder) Wed, 22 Apr 2015 19:20:01 +0000 Sprint ready to expand its phone hand-delivery service <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The underdog wireless service provider is ready to begin rolling out its new hand-delivery service to new U.S. markets when purchasing new phones. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Chris Schroeder) Tue, 14 Apr 2015 08:06:02 +0000 Amazon Prime Now launches in Manhattan offering one-hour delivery <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Amazon starts to offer a new super-speedy one or two hour delivery service. The Prime Now service starts to roll out in Manhattan today. Nappies and toilet paper are expected to be popular items. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Mark Tyson) Thu, 18 Dec 2014 22:06:01 +0000 Amazon introduces bike deliveries; drone system still stuck in limbo <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>With Amazon&#039;s futuristic view of deliveries using drones having an undetermined fate, now they&#039;ve introduced a faster (and more classic) way of getting your products delivered-- old school bicycles. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Justin Luna) Sun, 14 Dec 2014 13:46:01 +0000 Amazon expands partnership with Royal Mail, now ships to local Post Offices <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Amazon is looking to make waves this holiday season and has expanded its partnership with the Royal Mail to now include over 10,000 post offices as official Amazon PickUp Locations. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:24:02 +0000 UK: How to track your iPhone 5 shipping status <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Are you one of the lucky people in the UK patiently waiting for your iPhone 5 to arrive? If so, we&#039;ve put togther a guide on how you can track your shipping status, after the jump. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Fri, 21 Sep 2012 08:13:29 +0000 Apple takes delivery of 188 mysterious ocean containers <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/996709829apple-logo-1.jpg" alt="" /></div>ImportGenius, a search engine that gathers &quot;competitive intelligence&quot; by monitoring U.S. Customs records of ocean containers entering American ports, reported on Friday that they've spotted a &quot;major spike&quot; since mid-March in ocean containers received by... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Michael Stanclift) Sun, 25 May 2008 15:54:51 +0000 Amazon ordered to end free delivery on books in France <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div> may not offer free delivery on books in France, the high court in Versailles has ruled. The action, brought in January 2004 by the French Booksellers' Union (Syndicat de la librairie française), accused Amazon... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 12 Dec 2007 20:29:04 +0000 Symantec Slips, but Closes In on AV Product Delivery <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Symantec Corp. is slipping on its target delivery time for the next major upgrade of its security product for enterprises, code-named Hamlet, while it irons out final code wrinkles during beta testing. In May 2006,... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 03 May 2007 16:29:32 +0000 Toolkit to Disable Automatic Delivery of Internet Explorer 7 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>To help our customers become more secure and up-to-date, Microsoft will distribute Internet Explorer 7 as a high-priority update via Automatic Updates for Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 soon after the final version of... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 27 Jul 2006 09:50:24 +0000 Dell to Stop Free Home Delivery of Computers <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Dell Inc. will stop its practice of sending low-end computers to customers homes without charge in order to cut costs, the company said on Thursday. Starting on October 10, Dell's free shipping offer on basic... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 30 Sep 2005 19:39:54 +0000 Distributors not happy as Intel cuts delivery of hot CPUs <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Intel, in an effort to promote wide acceptance of the 800MHz FSB (front-side bus) standard, is cutting back deliveries of its 533MHz FSB CPUs to distributors, according sources. Distributors are not happy about Intel's strategy,... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Fri, 08 Aug 2003 18:09:11 +0000 Broadband delivery via power lines? <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Coming to a home or office near you could be an electric Internet: high-speed Web access via ubiquitous power lines, of all things, making every electrical outlet an always-on Web connection. If it... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 11 Feb 2003 07:04:36 +0000 Breakthrough in Cross-Platform Game Delivery <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Thanks my mate Timan who sent this to me while looking for Eskimo Bob.. At the Electronic Entertainment Expo, TransGaming Technologies and Transitive Technologies will be unveiling a game-porting technology that can allow Windows-based x86... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Sun, 07 Jul 2002 08:47:32 +0000 3 Collaborate On Standard For Multimedia Content Delivery <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Thanks Darren Bolton for this, you're da man! :D Apple Computer, Ericsson, and Sun Microsystems are joining forces to make it easier for network operators to deliver multimedia content such as movie clips... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 15 Feb 2002 11:04:58 +0000