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parcels

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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 August 12, 2013

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Amazon to introduce parcel pickup in the UK

Amazon will be introducing parcel pickup in around 5000 locations across the UK, courtesy of a parternship with courier service Collect+.

By August 20, 2012

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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 January 30, 2014

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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 January 18, 2014

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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 November 11, 2013

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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 November 11, 2013

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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 August 15, 2013

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New bill approaches patent reform 'part and parcel'

A bill introduced in the House and the Senate this week aims to improve patent law by creating more judicial expertise on the subject.

By January 23, 2009

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Top 25 touchscreen apps for Windows 8

Windows 8 already has more touchscreen apps than you might at first expect. Take a look at some of the best.

By January 25, 2013

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Online purchases face GST hit

A new report recommending GST reforms is proposing to eventually instate GST on online purchases of over AU$20, calling for an immediate solution of halving the current AU$1000 threshold.

By December 2, 2012