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Tricksters pretend ice cubes in parcels are iPads (plan melts)

Two men hatch a risky ruse. They decide to pack ice cubes into parcels and insure them as if they were iPads. The idea is to collect the insurance money when the "iPads" aren't delivered.

By Aug. 12, 2013

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Amazon Kindle price cut by a tenner to £59

Amazon's knocked a tenner off the Kindle, dropping the price of the excellent ebook reader to £59 for a limited time.

By Jan. 30, 2014

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Amazon begins Sunday delivery in UK and US this month

Amazon will this month begin delivering items on Sunday to Amazon customers in the UK.

By Nov. 11, 2013

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Amazon will ship packages before you buy them, patent says

Amazon has patented a system whereby it sends out packages to nearby your house before you've even bought them, to cut delivery times.

By Jan. 18, 2014

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Amazon to let U.K. customers pick up orders from local shops

The e-commerce giant begins a trial scheme to give U.K. consumers more shopping options by delivering parcels to small retail stores around the country.

By Aug. 17, 2012

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Australian postal service introduces video stamps

Australia has rolled out a new kind of stamp with a QR code that lets you record a personal video message to send with your package.

By Nov. 11, 2013

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How to track your packages with Android

Waiting around for a package to be delivered? With package-tracking Android apps, it's safe to go outdoors again.

By Dec. 8, 2011

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Google Street View driver arrested by Thai villagers

Residents of Sa-eab village in northern Thailand are suspicious of a Street View driver's intentions. So, they make a citizen's arrest.

By Aug. 15, 2013

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Text messages replacing stamps for Scandinavian posties

Scandinavian posties are using mobile phones to lick the problem of buying stamps, with postage paid via text message.

By Mar. 9, 2011

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Space post office postmarks letters from orbit

China's new Space Post Office offers a direct digital link to the postal beyond.

By Dec. 23, 2011