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Ebay: Yes, Speedy Shipping Really Is a Thing With Us

Fast shipping is -- finally -- no longer all about Amazon. From a report on CNET: On Monday, eBay announced it will offer a new guaranteed-delivery program in the US starting this summer, pledging deliveries in three or fewer days for more than 20 mi.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMar 20th, 2017

Uber now lets you request a ride for someone else

 Uber is adding a new feature that lets you specify someone else in your phone’s contact book as the rider for the trip. It was always possible to hail a ride and specify another pickup point if you wanted to, but the new feature really st.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  mobilecrunchRelated NewsJun 27th, 2017

Flexible Operating Models Only Limited by Rigid Corporate Thinking

The technology is there, and so is the desire of workers.  The only thing limiting the shift to a more nimble, agile and productive workplace is the rigid policies of companies themselves. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated NewsJun 27th, 2017

View raises $200M for their electrochromic smart glass

 When you hear about companies raising tons of money for “smart glass,” the first thing that hits your mind might be something augmented reality-related like the HoloLens. But View, which just closed a $200 million funding round, is.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 27th, 2017

Watch this Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer made entirely on a 1984 Apple IIc

 Sometimes I see something that makes me wish we’d never evolved our technological graphics capabilities beyond where they were at in the 1980s. This shot-by-shot remake of the Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer is such a thing. Created by T.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 27th, 2017

Facebook now has 2 billion monthly users…and responsibility

 “We’re getting to a size where it’s worth really taking a careful look at what are all the things that we can do to make social media the most positive force for good possible,” Facebook Chief Product Officer Chris Cox t.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 27th, 2017

Meet the RapidE, Aston Martin’s first EV due in 2019

Just the thing for the eco-conscious 00 agent? Aston Martin Picture the scene: it's a few years in the future. James Bond is on a mission in Amsterdam, or Par.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 27th, 2017

Fears of limited SNES Classic supply lead to 150% online resale markup

One eBay listing for the $80 system already sold for a whopping $390. The SNES Classic Edition may officially sell for $80, but that's much less than some are willing to pay to secure a pre-order. (credit: eBay) It has been less than 24 hours.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 27th, 2017

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan first drive

Volkswagen is moving strongly into the prospering family SUV market, first with the mid-size Atlas and now with an enlarged Tiguan in the compact segment. The new Tiguan is larger and more luxurious than before, but is it really better? The post 2018.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 27th, 2017

Camry ups its game without losing its soul

The only thing the midsize sedan kept from the previous generation was the Toyota logo and its reason to be......»»

Category: autoSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 27th, 2017

You Can Buy Doom 2 Creator"s Original Copy of Doom 2

Doom 2 daddy John Romero is auctioning off his five original Doom 2 floppy disks on eBay. You can purchase Doom 2 creator John Romero's original copy of the seminal first-person shooter. Romero announced via Twitter that he's currently auctioni.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated NewsJun 27th, 2017

Google Photos Gets Sweet New Sharing UI, Family Library Arriving Too (Updated)

Google Photos is seeing an upgrade rollout this week to its sharing functionality that so far, I’m really liking. They also appear to be pushing out the Family Group share that was shown at Google I/O back in May. The new sharing UI (pictured a.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated NewsJun 27th, 2017

Hands-on: How the Asus ROG GX501 Zephyrus performs with Nvidia"s Max-Q technology

The Asus ROG (Republic of Gamer) GX501 Zephyrus laptop is here to break a big rule. That rule says you can have a thin gaming laptop, you can have a quiet gaming laptop, and you can have a powerful laptop—but you can only have two of those thing.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated NewsJun 27th, 2017

Modi gives Trump his famous bear hug and (maybe) it"s what true love looks like

U.S. President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi seem to really love each other, like A LOT.  SEE ALSO: GOP staffer compares Trumpcare to Star Wars and we can't even Look at these pictures of pure love during their first face-.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsJun 27th, 2017

Vodafone Smart Tab N8: the cheap Android tablet we’ve been waiting for?

Vodafone has announced a new tablet and smartphone that will appeal to anyone on a tight budget. There really aren’t that many good, cheap Android tablets around at the moment, but Vodafone has just slid a new slate into the mix with the.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated NewsJun 27th, 2017

OnePlus 5 review: This mid-range Android phone is speedy inside, but stale outside

There are certain things you can usually count on in a OnePlus phone: great performance, an awesome price, and a touch of originality. But with the OnePlus 5, you’re only getting the first two parts of the three-part equation.The OnePlus 5 is pa.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated NewsJun 27th, 2017

PromoRepublic raises $1.2M for AI which creates social media for small businesses

 As AI slowly seeps into various sectors, it was fairly inevitable that we would start to see the “AI for X” startups begin to appear. Thus “AI for small business social media” is now a thing, in the shape of PromoRepubli.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 27th, 2017

YouTuber shows us common folk that first class really is all it"s cracked up to be

YouTuber-turned-CNN employee Casey Neistat showed the world what it's like to fly first class with Lufthansa, Germany's largest airline, in his most recent vlog.  Warning: It's going to make you feel really bad about your cramped coach seat......»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsJun 27th, 2017

Koala and dog stuck down an abandoned mineshaft get rescued

It might sound like a tired trope from a '70s television show, but somehow this koala and dog got trapped at the bottom of an abandoned mineshaft. Yes, these things still really do happen. The mine, located in Ipswich, Australia, was attended to by f.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsJun 27th, 2017

Instacart CMO Cheryl Law is no longer at the company

 Instacart CMO Cheryl Law is no longer at the company, Techcrunch has learned. Instacart confirmed the departure. We were tipped off about her departure a bit before the whole Amazon making a $13.7B bid for Whole Foods thing went down. Law joine.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 26th, 2017

If Ivanka Trump really wants to stay out of politics, she should delete these tweets

When it comes to the Trump administration's capacity for bizarre comments, the apples apparently don't fall far from the tree.  During an interview Monday with Fox and Friends, Ivanka Trump, senior adviser to the President of the United States,.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsJun 26th, 2017