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Amazon begins a delivery service powered by regular folks

The e-commerce giant jumps into the gig economy with the new program called Amazon Flex. The service starts in Seattle.

By September 29, 2015


'Star Wars' collectible stamps coming to UK from Royal Mail

British "Star Wars" fans will be able to mail their bills using Darth Vader or party invites with Han Solo, using stamps that include both original saga and "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" characters.

By September 14, 2015


Pluto postage stamp on spacecraft heading for history July 14

The New Horizons spacecraft has a host of high-tech equipment aboard to study the Pluto region of our solar system with. It also has a unique little postage stamp.

By July 13, 2015


Director Uwe Boll throws huge hissy fit over his crowdfunding failures

The director of video game remakes like "House of the Dead," "Alone in the Dark" and "Postal" goes postal on "you all" for not Kickstarting his latest project. And the rant's definitely NSFW.

By June 8, 2015


Hack exposes personal data of 4 million federal workers

The FBI says it's probing a data breach at the US agency responsible for conducting security clearance background checks.

By June 4, 2015


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


​How a French vacation shows we need high-tech addresses

Even in the Net era, physical addresses are important in mature and developing economies. That's why companies like Google and What3words offer global location-encoding systems.

By May 10, 2015


Apple, IBM to give 5 million iPads to Japanese seniors

Apple, extending its partnership with IBM, will also collaborate on apps to improve the wellness and connectivity of elderly people, starting in Japan.

By April 30, 2015


Get a $50 iTunes gift card for $40

An honest-to-goodness card delivered by honest-to-goodness US Mail. Nice gift item for a mom, dad or grad! Plus: three bonus deals!

By April 27, 2015


Silk Road 2.0's alleged 'DoctorClu' arrested on drug-related charges

Brian Richard Farrell was identified by Homeland Security in July and arrested Tuesday following an investigation into his alleged activities on the black market site Silk Road 2.0.

By January 21, 2015