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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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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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DARPA's hot for futuristic helicopter-like delivery drones

The Pentagon is developing unmanned aircraft for supply runs that can be controlled from a mobile phone or tablet -- think of it as Amazon drones in olive drab.

By February 11, 2014

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Uber kicks off the holidays with Christmas tree deliveries

Not up to wrangling with a Christmas tree this year? Let the on-demand car service do it for $135.

By December 4, 2013

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Flat tire? MapQuest iPhone app now offers roadside assistance

You can now get membership-free towing and other services from Urgent.ly via the app, but you'll have to pay for the work itself, of course.

By November 11, 2014

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Nexus 5 in white faces 10-day delivery delay

In the latest stock headache for the Google Nexus 5, orders of the white KitKat phone threaten a delay of up to ten days.

By November 12, 2013

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Google Nexus 5 delivery up to three weeks for new orders

The Google Nexus 5 can't keep up with demand as delivery dates for the black model slip once again, taking up to three weeks.

By November 4, 2013

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Amazon Fire TV Stick backordered till January

New orders for Amazon's new HDMI streaming stick, which aims to take on competing devices like the Google Chromecast and Roku Streaming Stick, won't ship till January 16.

By October 29, 2014

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Vimeo tech chief takes on 'terrifying' online video challenges (Q&A)

Andrew Pile has to make sure his service works with everything from phones to smart TVs, even as video-streaming technology constantly changes.

By October 24, 2014

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Target offers free holiday shipping, wish lists for the first time

The increasing reach of Amazon has brick-and-mortar retailers changing their game plans. The latest is Target, who for the first time is offering free shipping.

By October 22, 2014