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Amazon’s delivery drones could use parachutes to drop off packages

Amazon’s delivery drones could use parachutes to drop off packages At the end of last year the company trumpeted the completion of its very first drone delivery in the U.The current design of Amazon’s Prime Air delivery drone sees it landing on the ground and automatically plopping out the ordered item from a compartment.

Stop bouncing between other food apps, check out all your options with FeedMe

Stop bouncing between other food apps, check out all your options with FeedMe All you want is something delicious to eat, but you’re wracked by indecision as you continue to switch between various delivery options like Caviar, GrubHub, and DoorDash.If you’re getting sweaty palms just imagining the situation, then rejoice — there is a solution.

Watch this drone-launching UPS truck send an octocopter on a delivery run

Watch this drone-launching UPS truck send an octocopter on a delivery run News of UPS’s interest in drone delivery first surfaced in 2013 just a few weeks after Amazon’s Jeff Bezos took the wraps off the first version of the Prime Air flying machine.It looks pretty cool — at least, according to the slickly shot marketing video above — with the roof of the UPS truck sliding open to reveal the package-carrying octocopter.

Robots are about to make your beer runs

Robots are about to make your beer runs In the future, your beer will be delivered by by robots that look like big beetles out to set up a golf course.Virginia became the first state in the union on Wednesday to legally allow robots to use sidewalks and crosswalks just like us humans.

Anon gets fired over free pizza.

Anon gets fired over free pizza. File: chair_ ipg as its )j, id Anyone else ever been fired due to their weight?to work at Pizza Hut as a delivery driverPpretty heftAabout?

Save the Earth and yourself from restaurants with Terra’s Kitchen, its app

Save the Earth and yourself from restaurants with Terra’s Kitchen, its app Meet Terra’s Kitchen, a new solution for home cooks that differentiates itself with its delivery.Each and every one of your Terra’s Kitchen meals will come to you via a climate-controlled delivery vessel.

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.