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SingPost delivers mail in Singapore using a drone

Singapore Post delivered mail in the city-state on Thursday, using a drone that authenticated the recipient and delivered to a location the user chose.

China's Tianjin is latest disaster zone to attract drones

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Amazon joins the on-demand economy, using independent contractors for deliveries is using independent contractors for its Flex delivery program to ferry packages to customers, adopting a staffing method that has already attracted controversy and lawsuits.

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Uber's rivals just got a little closer

Close on the heels of its US$100 million investment in Lyft, Chinese ride-hailing app giant Didi Kuaidi has invested an undisclosed amount in Ola, the leading ride-hailing app in India.

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CIO seeks to build the ‘killer app’ for logistics

From office space to agile development, Echo Global Logistics CIO Tim Kutz is driving process efficiencies and shaking things up in the IT department.

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How to find your Uber rating

Your Uber drivers have been rating you and here's how you can find out what yours is.


How to find out your Uber rating

Your Uber drivers have been rating you and here's how you can find out what yours is.

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Hold the hovercraft: These technologies are reinventing transportation

Transportation technology is advancing quickly and will soon change the way we get from point A to point B. Here are the most promising advances, from hyperloops to autonomous vehicles to re-imagined personal transport devices.


R2-D2 airplane cleared for takeoff

A Boeing 787 rolled out of the factory with an R2-D2 livery. It will go into service for Japan's ANA starting in October.

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How the Internet of Things is changing healthcare and transportation

Far from being a gimmicky way to collect more data on customers – and sell them more things – IoT technology has the power to transform industries, manage costs and deliver quality outcomes to up and down the supply chain. Here’s how...

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Uber to expand to 100 additional cities in China

Uber is speeding up its expansion plans for China. Over the next year, the company will enter 100 additional cities in the country.


Scooting around on the Oxboard

The Oxboard is a $1,000 scooter that has a 10-mile range.


Uber working on mapping and safety technology at University of Arizona

The partnership lays the groundwork for Uber to develop new technologies that might one day make their way into cars that pick up passengers, or deliver items, without a driver behind the wheel.

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Gogo gets thumbs up for speedy in-flight broadband in the U.S.

In-flight broadband provider Gogo's 2Ku technology has been approved by the FAA, opening the door for data speeds up to 70M bps.

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Uber learns lessons in Nairobi

Uber has been operational in Nairobi since January this year, and the company's experience in the city has been a sort of test case for what it can learn as it expands internationally Nairobi is being hailed as one of the fastest...

US senator to introduce proposal for mandatory drone geofencing

U.S. Senator Charles Schumer is to introduce a proposal that aims to make geofencing of drones mandatory soon, following a number of reports of close shaves between the unmanned aircraft and regular planes.

Memory issue disrupts FAA air traffic control system

A memory issue in the traffic management system of the Federal Aviation Administration resulted in the disruption of flights on the U.S. East Coast on Saturday, according to the agency.

Software upgrade could be cause of US airline disruption

The Federal Aviation Administration has zeroed in on a recent upgrade at a radar facility

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How tablets are changing the way people buy cars

Going to buy a car usually means driving to dealerships, test driving multiple vehicles, lots of paperwork and negotiation. But Infiniti Retail Group U.K .has reinvented the process by ditching the traditional dealership and selling...

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Electric Cars: Their past, present and future

Electric and hybrid cars are making more appearances among the gas-reliant sedans and SUVs on the road, but what makes an electric car different from a gas-powered car -- other than just plugging it in?

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