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Google has bought a start-up that offers lockers to hold your purchases, hinting it wants to rival Amazon in the delivery stakes.
The Canadian startup could help Google build out its e-commerce efforts.
Google already has startup hubs in London and Tel Aviv, which nurture young tech firms. But a new network will cover seven lesser-known pockets of startup activity, from Chicago to Nashville to Minneapolis.
The leading tech incubator's 74 fledgling companies showed off their wares. Things like telepresence robots, new package delivery systems, mobile game controllers, and more, stood out.
The Bubble Boy gets released from quarantine and joins us back on today's episode of The 404, where we're chatting about Dish Network grabbing Blockbuster for $228 million; a Canadian service that could mean the end of missed packages; a girl who can't close her mouth; and the end of one of our favorite TV shows.