FEBRUARY 22 – ISSUE #28
UPS, like Amazon, is fascinated with what flying drones can do for their business. For normally silent UPS, their efforts with drones seem to be “taking off” in Florida the way Uber is testing driverless cars in Arizona. We lift off today with three items about UPS and their lofty ideas surrounding drones….those stories and a lot, lot more are all in today’s COMUNICANO.
UPS tests drone deliveries, eyes future price changes
UPS Tests Residential Delivery Via Drone Launched From atop Package Car
UPS works with truck-launched drone-maker Workhorse Group in latest test
Test demonstrates potential efficiencies drones can provide on rural delivery routes
Unlike previous drone tests, UPS/Workhorse test incorporates drone delivery into day-to-day delivery operations
Exclusive: Facebook in talks to live stream one MLB game per week – sources
Facebook Inc (FB.O) is in talks with Major League Baseball to live stream one game per week during the upcoming season, which could be a key win as the social media platform works to offer more live sports, according to two people familiar with the situation.
Move over, Amazon: Here comes Walmart
Walmart reported surprisingly strong growth in its e-commerce operations, thanks to its recent purchase of Jet and online grocery sales.
Amazon plans to sell beer and wine at its new high-tech convenience store
The Amazon Go store in Seattle also carries sandwiches, salads and snacks.
Verizon offers taste of 5G as it expands network trials
The company plans to offer 5G to some customers in 11 cities by midyear. It’s not full mobile wireless. Instead it’s a replacement for fixed broadband.
Some subscribers of Project Fi are getting access to VoLTE on T-Mobile’s network
Although it’s no longer a spring chicken, Project Fi is continuing to get updated with new features. The latest one? Official support for VoLTE calls…
Israeli glass tech can help car windows show ads
Startup Gauzy and Germany’s Daimler display film that allows projection of messages on windows while vehicles are parked
An AI Hedge Fund Created a New Currency to Make Wall Street Work Like Open Source
Wall Street is a Darwinian battle for the almighty dollar. But Richard Craib thinks his AI-powered hedge fund will soar if everyone can just get along.
Apple has kept Steve Jobs promises with its new HQ
Apple will open its new San Jose HQ just in time for WWDC 2017
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