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Practical drone delivery testing by KU Leuven on Tomorrow Daily

Ever since Amazon released that crazy drone delivery video, we've been curious how the logistics would work. Now, a group of Belgian students at KU Leuven are testing their own delivery UAV, and the logistics required to transport items to specific locations.

By August 19, 2014


Tomorrow Daily 038: HitchBOT crosses Canada, drone delivery logistics, and charging with noise

On todays show, we celebrate hitchBOT's successful journey across Canada, ponder drone delivery and how it might work, and hope recharging your devices with noise comes around sooner rather than later.

By August 19, 2014


Amazon crochets itself an Etsy rival: Handmade

The storefront for handcrafted items is another effort by the e-commerce giant to become the everything store while simultaneously gunning for Etsy's business.

By October 7, 2015


Airbnb's Apple Watch app connects hosts and guests at the wrist

The home-rental marketplace unveils a wearable app focused on messaging.

By September 3, 2015


How China's largest smartphone maker plans to conquer southeast Asia

Steve Vickers, Xiaomi's general manager in southeast Asia, is confident the company's e-commerce strategy can work in one of the most hotly contested mobile markets in the world.

By August 11, 2015


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


Misfit CEO Sonny Vu on Vietnam's modern-day success story (Q&A)

As part of Road Trip 2015, CNET sits down in Ho Chi Minh City with the CEO of Misfit Wearables to talk about the Vietnam tech scene and why the fitness tracker is making a big bet on the country.

By July 29, 2015


For startups in Vietnam, independence has its challenges

Road Trip 2015: The second half of a two-part series about Vietnam's startup scene takes a deeper look at some rare success stories and how the country is fostering -- and hindering -- its homegrown tech community.

By July 27, 2015


BMW puts a 40-ton electric truck on the road

In a step towards greener goods transportation, BMW and Scherm put a 40-ton electric freight truck in operation in Munich.

By July 9, 2015


We figure out what to get a newly married robot couple (Tomorrow Daily 203)

A pair of robots in Japan got married in front of about 100 guests last week, and we have a few questions. Where are they registered? Will they be thrilled with monogrammed hand towels, or are they more of a kitchen appliance kind of couple?

By July 6, 2015