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Watch the moment an Amazon drone delivers sunscreen for the first time

Watch the moment an Amazon drone delivers sunscreen for the first time The company completed its first public United States delivery using one of its Prime Air delivery drones at a robotics conference in California on Monday.The drone lands in a field, drops off a box of sunscreen bottles, and buzzes back up into the sky.

Robots finally make themselves useful, will deliver Domino’s pizza in Europe

Robots finally make themselves useful, will deliver Domino’s pizza in Europe Today Domino’s announced that it has teamed up with autonomous robot company Starship Technologies to enable customers in certain parts of Europe to soon have piping hot pizza delivered to their door by robot.Back in 2015, Domino’s claimed it was launching an autonomous scooter delivery program called “Domi-No-Drivers.

This delivery drone lands in the street before driving right to your doorstep

This delivery drone lands in the street before driving right to your doorstep Sure, drone delivery may one day take off in a big way, but until advances in technology satisfy those who set the rules for flight safety, that day is still a ways off.After all, we all remember what happened to poor ol’ hitchBot when he was out and about by himself.

Swiss hospitals are using drones to shuttle around medical samples

Swiss hospitals are using drones to shuttle around medical samples We’re still a way off from the kind of Amazon Prime Air drone delivery service Jeff Bezos dreams about.That’s because Swiss Post has joined forces with drone logistics company Matternet to move lab samples between two hospitals in the city of Lugano, in southern Switzerland.

Hungry? Here are 8 food delivery apps that will bring you a meal

Hungry? Here are 8 food delivery apps that will bring you a meal The price typically includes the cost of your meal, though, as well as tax, delivery fees, and an optional tip.The UberEats App is a standalone delivery app that is currently available in major cities such as Chicago and Los Angeles.

A startup will bring Gucci to your door in 90 minutes (for some reason)

A startup will bring Gucci to your door in 90 minutes (for some reason) Thanks to a partnership with London-based fashion technology company Farfetch, you can soon get Gucci clothing and accessories whisked to your door within 90 minutes.The Gucci collaboration with Farfetch comes as competition heats up in online luxury.

Marines are trying out a throwaway delivery drone

Marines are trying out a throwaway delivery drone Dropped from a height dozens of miles away, the drones would use basic GPS to float to within an easily walkable distance of wherever they are needed.First, the drones would theoretically be cheap — around $1,500-$3,000.

KFC brought fried chicken by hovercraft to a woman in a flooded Filipino village

KFC brought fried chicken by hovercraft to a woman in a flooded Filipino village Nanay Cora hasn't had a birthday celebration since she was eight.So for her 69th birthday, KFC decided to throw her a party, complete with some good old fashioned fried chicken.

Man ships $1 million family heirloom by express delivery, regrets it immediately

Man ships $1 million family heirloom by express delivery, regrets it immediately 8 million yuan ($985,000) antique bronze pot by express delivery across the country.Upon delivery, the antique was found to have been smashed into pieces, said local reports.

UberEats driver sends the most salty reply to customer's simple question

UberEats driver sends the most salty reply to customer's simple question Alisha Jennings-Oluwosuko, 20, was visiting a family member at the John Hopkins Hospital in Maryland when the UberEats delivery she ordered turned sour.The salty Uber driver replied, "No I'm on top of the building I just landed my helicopter," and then confirmed he was actually at the main entrance.

Delivery guy clearly DGAF about your packages

Delivery guy clearly DGAF about your packages We want our packages delivered fast, but maybe not tossed-out-of-a-moving-car fast.Youtube user garyc83 posted security camera footage of a Lasership delivery employee that seems to have sooo many packages to deliver, he has no time to stop his car and place people's orders gently at their doors.

Taco Bell and Lyft Join Forces to Satisfy Your Late-night Chalupa Cravings

Taco Bell and Lyft Join Forces to Satisfy Your Late-night Chalupa Cravings What’s Taco Mode?Why, it’s the quickest way to get the driver of your hailed ride to make a detour to Taco Bell for some munchies, of course!

Amazon Prime Now launched in Singapore, then quickly couldn't cope with demand

Amazon Prime Now launched in Singapore, then quickly couldn't cope with demand Just hours after it launched in Singapore to great fanfare — Amazon Prime Now is down.But for all the initial hype and excitement it drummed up, it seems like the delivery service is unable to cope with demand.

This may be the greatest interaction with a delivery man of all time

This may be the greatest interaction with a delivery man of all time Sadly we have no way of proving whether the interaction detailed below ever actually took place.We really, really hope it did, though.

Food delivery drivers talk about naked customers and other awkward encounters on the road

Food delivery drivers talk about naked customers and other awkward encounters on the road Like any customer service job, food delivery is fraught with the awkwardness that can only come from interacting with other human beings constantly.22-year-old rider Shafiq said he was making a delivery, when he was approached by a woman to ask if he could help her with her makeup.