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On-demand cleaning startup Homejoy shuts up shop

Hampered by worker-classification lawsuits, the home-service company shuts down. Google is reportedly snatching up about 20 of its engineers.

By July 17, 2015

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On-demand apps are riding a huge wave of investments

Uber's been the big kahuna, but funding for on-demand apps is booming overall -- and the deal-making looks likely to intensify this year.

By May 14, 2015

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Viacom launches music TV apps with on-demand video

Starting with one for MTV and MTV2, they build on the company's current "second screen" apps and add on-demand video, plus new webisode-style series. But most of it is only for people who already pay.

By June 12, 2013

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Sidecar rolls out medical marijuana delivery in SF

Ride-share startup's expansion into logistics comes amid fierce competition with better-funded rivals Uber and Lyft

By May 12, 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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Amazon tests delivery by bike in New York City

The e-commerce giant may have found a way to get you your order within one hour.

By December 8, 2014

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Uber same-day delivery on the way? Hire may be a clue

Uber's latest hire -- the head of Google's same-day shopping service -- could help CEO Travis Kalanick realize his dream of delivering just about anything.

By November 7, 2014

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Instacart offers some contractors part-time employment

The grocery delivery startup is making the change as fellow on-demand service Uber faces regulatory scrutiny for not classifying its drivers as employees.

By June 22, 2015

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Surplus food for the homeless is just an app away

On-demand smartphone apps are known for addressing the whims and desires of the comfortable. It turns out they can also serve the greater good.

By June 21, 2015

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F-U-N-D-E-D: Doctors, hair weaves and razors are coming to you

Homebodies, rejoice! Venture capital wants to make sure you never have to get out of your pajamas.

By June 26, 2015