couriers

couriers

Apps: Spotify, Temple Run 2, SoundCloud, PayPal Here, TripWhat, Parcel, deals, more

9to5mac.com
SoundCloud version 2.5: SoundCloud iPhone and iPad app gets an update today that brings a “cleaner, sharper, simpler’ design, a new icon, as well as support for Sets on iPhone. iPhone users can now view sets posted by others, create and add tracks to new sets, and search for sets...
Apps: Spotify, Temple Run 2, SoundCloud, PayPal Here, TripWhat, Parcel, deals, more
Postmates Rolls Out Dynamic Pricing To New Users Of Its ‘Get It Now’ Delivery Service

To Expand Into Seattle And Beyond, Postmates Has Raised $5 Million From Founders Fund And Others

techcrunch.com
Mobile delivery startup Postmates is gearing up for expansion, and it’s raised a bit of funding to help it along the way. The company, which recently opened for business in Seattle, has raised $5 million in new funding to aid in its expansion, TechCrunch has learned. Sources say the round...
To Expand Into Seattle And Beyond, Postmates Has Raised $5 Million From Founders Fund And Others

iPhone 5 Hits Grey Market in Hong Kong Starting at $1100

www.macrumors.com
M.I.C. gadget points to a report from the ePrice forums indicating that grey market vendors in Hong Kong have already managed to obtain limited stocks of the iPhone 5 and have begun selling them starting at the equivalent of about $1100. Apple's retail price will start at roughly $720 when...
iPhone 5 Hits Grey Market in Hong Kong Starting at $1100

On-Demand Delivery Startup Postmates Is Preparing For Launch In New York City

techcrunch.com
Postmates is looking to expand its business and make mobile, on-demand deliveries a widespread thing throughout cities around the country — that we already know. The company has been operating in San Francisco for a while, and launched in Seattle about three months ago. But where will it land next?...
On-Demand Delivery Startup Postmates Is Preparing For Launch In New York City

DropTag tells phones when packages are bruised before they're opened (video)

www.engadget.com
Many of us have had the misfortune of receiving a package that has been roughhoused in transit, and we might not have even realized it until we burrowed through the cardboard and tape. Cambridge Consultants' upcoming DropTag might just serve as the insurance we need. The badge can detect...
DropTag tells phones when packages are bruised before they're opened (video)

Don't Panic: If You Forgot Valentine's Day, This Guy Has You Covered

www.businessinsider.com
If you still haven't planned anything for your significant other on Valentine's Day, don't panic just yet — Postmates has you covered. You can send your clutch a free box of chocolate (assuming you live in San Francisco) with the Postmates app on Valentine's day starting at 8 a.m....
Don't Panic: If You Forgot Valentine's Day, This Guy Has You Covered

Samsung boasts about its Galaxy S III development secrets, wants to share them with you

thenextweb.com
Launching last month, Samsung’s Galaxy S III was shrouded in secrecy for the most part, with little or no details of its handset leaking outside the company. Today, Samsung wants to tell the world everything it did to keep it a secret. In a post entitled: “Don’t Bring Your Work...
Samsung boasts about its Galaxy S III development secrets, wants to share them with you
I Was A Postmates Courier For A Day

Postmates launches Get It Now, a delivery service that will bring you anything in an hour

thenextweb.com
To avoid breaking any hearts later on in this post, I’m going to put the restriction up top: This only works in San Francisco. You can cry now. Today Postmates launched Get It Now, a service that will deliver anything that you want, to you, in under an hour. Think about that:...
Postmates launches Get It Now, a delivery service that will bring you anything in an hour
Postmates' local delivery service hits New York City

London minicab company Addison Lee on track to take $80 million via its iPhone app by year's end

thenextweb.com
London-based chauffeur and minicab company Addison Lee is on track to generate £50 million ($80 USD) in bookings in 2012 through iPhones alone. It’s a strong sign that the minicab business is really changing in the capital and that a mobile device application is a go-to method of booking transport...
London minicab company Addison Lee on track to take $80 million via its iPhone app by year's end

Google said to be testing same-day delivery service from local retailers

www.engadget.com
As if Google didn't have enough on its plate, it seems the Mountain View company is adding yet another feather to its cap by entering the delivery business. As originally reported on TechCrunch and then confirmed by Reuters, the search giant is apparently working on a same-day delivery service...
Google said to be testing same-day delivery service from local retailers

Airbus Bag2Go smart luggage wields GPS, RFID to skip airport hassles

www.engadget.com
Many of us avoid flying with checked baggage when possible, and for good reason: even a simple delay can sour a whole trip. Airbus' new Bag2Go prototype could save us from having to pack light, however. The smart luggage carries a raft of sensors that work with an iOS...
Airbus Bag2Go smart luggage wields GPS, RFID to skip airport hassles

Scooters Rule in China

online.wsj.com
As e-commerce explodes in China, a subpar logistics industry has made individual couriers highly valuable....
Scooters Rule in China

Microsoft's stagnating industrial mobile market

www.theverge.com
While Microsoft pushes its Windows Phone platform to try and regain ground in the consumer market, a New York Times article points out an area where Windows Mobile is losing ground: ruggedized industrial units. Used throughout the retail sector, by couriers, in healthcare, and a variety of other places,...
Microsoft's stagnating industrial mobile market

Living on borrowed call time as Vodafone fails to deliver

www.guardian.co.uk
When our two sons needed new smartphones to take on their travels, we had to lend them our ownI tried to order smartphones for my two teenage sons and an iPhone 4 for myself. I was told by Vodafone that there would be a wait for the iPhone, but the...
Living on borrowed call time as Vodafone fails to deliver

Meet Jack Dorsey, The Visionary Behind Twitter and Square

www.businessinsider.com
This is part of our series on The 50 Sexiest CEOs in the World.  Jack Dorsey's continued success and dedication to change how we look at the world has led many tech pundits to call him the next Steve Jobs. Dorsey has had a similar trajectory to Jobs and is...
Meet Jack Dorsey, The Visionary Behind Twitter and Square
Deliv's same-day delivery service may finally give retailers a fighting chance against Amazon

ASUS TAICHI 21 and VivoBook X202 go up for US pre-orders, spoil the party a bit early

www.engadget.com
Just because ASUS has planned a grand October 23rd event to outline its US Windows 8 lineup doesn't mean we can't get an advance peek. Pre-orders have officially kicked off for at least two touchscreen PCs that also give us a very good feeling for the hardware we'll see...
ASUS TAICHI 21 and VivoBook X202 go up for US pre-orders, spoil the party a bit early

Carriers begin shipping iPhone 5 to US customers

www.electronista.com
Carriers are beginning to ship the iPhone 5 to customers, at least in the US, MacNN has learned. One example is Verizon, which is sending out notifications to people who preordered in time for a September 21st delivery. Some orders could potentially arrive early, but Apple is normally strict about...
Carriers begin shipping iPhone 5 to US customers
Why Square wants to replace TVs with tablets in New York City taxis
Bike Delivery App Postmates Offers A Last-Minute Valentine’s Gift
USPS to sell 'Rain Heat & Snow' clothing line with 'wearable electronics' next year
This Startup Will Deliver Anything To You In Under An Hour
Postmates Is Updating Its App To Go After The Grocery Market With Deeper Supermarket Integration
The evolution of data travel from dirt roads to the information superhighway
Very Cool: “Get It Now” Allows SF-ers To Have Any Product Delivered In Less Than An Hour
John Donahoe Explains Why eBay Is Testing A Same-Day Delivery Service (EBAY)
eBay Launches Bizarre 'Shoppable Windows' In New York Stores
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?