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Apple's Genius Bar to get smarter with 'Concierge' -- report

People will soon be able to walk into the Apple Store, explain their issue and receive an estimated wait time based on the severity of the problem, according to a new report.

By February 24, 2015

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Apocalypse vow: Introducing the $3K social media wedding concierge

The W Hotel in New York knows that happy couples need to ensure all their social media sites have breaking updates of their nuptials. So, it offers them a specialist for that very purpose.

By March 26, 2014

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Spending a night in Japan's robot-staffed hotel

CBS' Seth Doane reports from Nagasaki, Japan, where a hotel staffed entirely by robots opened this month.

By July 23, 2015

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E-commerce startup Jet.com launches, with eye on Amazon

The new online retailer officially opens for business Tuesday with plenty of buzz, thanks to a $225 million purse and a CEO who's no stranger to Amazon's playbook.

By July 21, 2015

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Facebook reportedly creating virtual assistant for Messenger

Known internally as "Moneypenny," the assistant would actually let you ask real people for help with different tasks, including ordering products and services.

By July 14, 2015

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Next-gen Siri versus Google Now on Tap: The battle to read your mind best

iOS and Android have updated their personal assistants with new tools to better anticipate your needs -- in different ways.

By June 9, 2015

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Luxury SF bus company Leap Transit service suspended over permits

Bus company that shuttles commuters around San Francisco temporarily halts service after getting a state cease-and-desist order related to its permits.

By May 20, 2015

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Six delivery sites that will change the way you shop

Groceries, wine, handpicked clothes and dinner -- all delivered to your doorstep. Here are the top services making life more convenient than we probably deserve.

By April 20, 2015

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Do private high-tech commuter buses jibe with public transportation?

Jitney-like shuttle startups, such as Leap and Chariot, have been criticized as being elite services that compete with mass transit, but urban planners don't quite see it that way.

By April 12, 2015

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No download needed: The rise of SMS-based 'apps'

Apps aren't going anywhere, but lately more companies are offering services through text messaging. Here's what you need to know.

By April 3, 2015