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self-checkout

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Apple Store app now offers in-store pickup, self-checkout

Version 2.0 of the Apple Store app gives iPhone users the ability to order a product online, pick it up in a store, and pay for the item via self-checkout.

By November 8, 2011

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Major grocery chain gets rid of self-checkout

The technology that allows customers to check themselves out of supermarkets may be on the way out after Albertsons decides it's too impersonal. Other chains may follow suit.

By July 9, 2011

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Apple Store's new self-checkout: Nice, but not flawless

Apple's self-checkout option works relatively smoothly, though there are some potential stumbling blocks along the way.

By November 14, 2011

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Walmart expands iPhone 'Scan & Go' app to 200 stores

The app that lets users scan merchandise while they shop and pay at a self-checkout counter comes to 12 new markets, including Texas, Washington, and California.

By March 20, 2013

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IBM partners with Honeywell to create mobile shopping app

New retail technology by IBM lets shoppers scan items to purchase with a smartphone and then head directly to a self-checkout station to pay.

By May 31, 2012

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Ep. 42: Grocery robotics

Self-service checkout is for suckers. The future of grocery shopping is a robotic clerk/bagger developed by Willow Garage. Eric and Donald also argue over the best way to spend $500, the best ball-based game machine to alienate you from your loved ones, and the cheapest X-Wing fighter ever made.

By May 20, 2011

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NEC's robot cashier not much help with bagging

NEC's partner robot PaPeRo has been put to work as a cashier. Combined with NEC's Twinpos self-checkout system, the robot can look cute while taking your cash.

By April 4, 2010

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Get 'You Need a Budget' (Win/Mac) for $30

Normally $60, this top-rated tool teaches you everything you need to know about managing money, then helps you manage it.

By September 4, 2014

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Wal-Mart tests iPhone app for scanning purchases

App allows users -- just employees at the moment -- to scan merchandise while they shop in the aisles instead of having them all scanned at one time at checkout

By September 3, 2012

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Real-world price tag tracks shifting Bitcoin exchange rate

The BitTag price tag wants to make it easier to buy physical goods with cryptocurrency by displaying the real-time exchange rate.

By February 6, 2014