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Uber to launch courier delivery service in New York

Car-summoning service to begin offering delivery of small packages in Manhattan on Tuesday, usually within an hour.

By Apr. 7, 2014

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How Windows 8 KO'd the innovative Courier tablet

There was plenty of innovation in Microsoft's ill-fated Courier tablet. The project ultimately died when Microsoft decided to bet solely on Windows for tablet computing.

By Nov. 2, 2011

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Booq Cobra courier XS - carrying bag for web tablet

The Booq Cobra Courier XS is a slick, leather-and-nylon iPad bag with enough compartments to be practical, while looking good enough to take out at night if needed.

By Jul. 18, 2011

4 stars Editor's rating Jul. 18, 2011
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The inside story of how Microsoft killed its Courier tablet

Microsoft's decision to cancel its innovative Courier tablet computer a year and a half ago reverberates today, as the software giant plots strategy to catch the market-leading iPad.

By Nov. 1, 2011

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Why Microsoft killed the Courier

AT&T gets its first LTE smartphones this weekend, Google Reader is integrated with Google Plus, and we learn more about the death of Microsoft's Courier tablet project.

By Nov. 1, 2011

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Why Microsoft killed the Courier

AT&T gets its first LTE smartphones this weekend, Google Reader is intergrated with Google Plus, and we learn more about the death of Microsoft's Courier project.

By Nov. 2, 2011

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FedEx apologizes for monitor-tossing courier

The company expresses remorse via video for its deliveryman's tossing of a Samsung monitor over a gate. It doesn't reveal, though, whether he was fired.

By Dec. 23, 2011

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Project Austin's Windows 8 app takes notes from Courier

The Microsoft Visual C++ team has built a Windows 8 app that takes much of its inspiration and code from Redmond's never-realized Courier dual-screen tablet.

By Sep. 21, 2012

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Now UPS fires courier for tossing Zappos delivery

A UPS courier loses his job after throwing a Zappos delivery onto a doorstep and offering his middle digit to a security camera.

By Dec. 25, 2011

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The 404 937: Where we shoot the Courier (podcast)

Today's show begins with a history lesson about the fate of the Microsoft Courier tablet and its possible reincarnation with a modified version of the Windows 8 operating system.

By Nov. 1, 2011