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IHS iSuppli: Apple iPad takes 69.6 percent of tablet brand market share in Q2, reader tablets take a bruising

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An earlier portrait of the second quarter's tablet market share made it quite clear that the iPad was on a rebound, if it was ever in a slump to start with. All those numbers focused on platforms and not brands, however -- we didn't know how the individual makers...
IHS iSuppli: Apple iPad takes 69.6 percent of tablet brand market share in Q2, reader tablets take a bruising

Can Seamless become a Yelp competitor?

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Seamless, a favorite resource for connecting restaurants and delivery-dependent diners, built its business helping companies order meals for its workers. But the company is now trying to become a much more consumer-focused business, and it’s now looking to the mounds of data it gathers to try to accelerate the transformation. I...
Can Seamless become a Yelp competitor?

Deliv Raises $1 Million To Crowd Source Same-Day Local Delivery For Big Brick And Mortar Retailers

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More and more shopping is happening online, thanks to the low cost and convenience of having products delivered directly to users. But that is happening at the expense of big national retail chains, which are having a difficult time keeping up with online competition. A new startup called Deliv hopes...
Deliv Raises $1 Million To Crowd Source Same-Day Local Delivery For Big Brick And Mortar Retailers

First iPhone 5 Unboxing Videos Posted as Reports of Premature Deliveries Begin

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Following yesterday's publication of the first unboxing photos of the iPhone 5, several unboxing videos have now begun appearing. Among the first is one from UK gadget site T3, which received an official review unit from Apple and published its review as the embargo lifted late yesterday. T3 has also...
First iPhone 5 Unboxing Videos Posted as Reports of Premature Deliveries Begin

iPad 3 said triggering squeeze on air freight for others

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Apple's imminent new iPad event may be putting unique pressure on companies trying to get their own products in. A rumor brought up Monday by MacRumors had other companies complaining that they couldn't use air freight normally as Apple had booked much of the supply. Freight managers either had to...
iPad 3 said triggering squeeze on air freight for others

Apple Pushing Back Initial iPad Orders in UK as Shipments to US Customers Begin

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We've received word from several customers in the UK who ordered the new iPad immediately after launch that their orders have been delayed by several days. While at least one of these customers was initially quoted delivery for March 16 and another had been quoted a shipping window of March...
Apple Pushing Back Initial iPad Orders in UK as Shipments to US Customers Begin
Like it or not, the US Postal Service isn't going away anytime soon

Wal-Mart's Foolproof New Way to Beat Amazon Prime Is to Just Have You Deliver Stuff for It

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(Photo: Daily Finance) Between Amazon Prime, Google Shopping Express and eBay Now, the next-day delivery wars are heating up, leading big box store Wal-Mart to unleash a chorus of “me too’s!” But in order to become a legitimate competitor, Wal-Mart has to devise a creative scheme to make it stand...
Wal-Mart's Foolproof New Way to Beat Amazon Prime Is to Just Have You Deliver Stuff for It
Surface orders delayed in the UK, Microsoft hands out £50 store coupon as a peace offering

Online Shoe Retailer Spartoo Marches On With €25 Million Series C, Led By Sofina, To Bolster European Growth

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European online footwear and bag retailer, Spartoo — the ‘Zappos of Europe’ — has raised €25 million ($32.5 million) in Series C funding led by investment holding company Sofina. Existing investors A Plus Finance, CM-CIC Capital Privé, Highland Partners and Endeavour Vision also participated in the round. The company has raised €45 Million...
Online Shoe Retailer Spartoo Marches On With €25 Million Series C, Led By Sofina, To Bolster European Growth

Total Tweets Per Day

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Especially remarkable considering how much more reliable Twitter has been for the last year or so.  ★ ...
Total Tweets Per Day

LG starts taking pre-orders for 55-inch OLED TV

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LG Electronics will begin accepting pre-orders for its 55-inch OLED TV in South Korea this month with deliveries scheduled to begin in February. The company plans to announce over the next several weeks information on other markets where the device will be sold and the pricing. OLED (organic light-emitting...
LG starts taking pre-orders for 55-inch OLED TV
With GrubHub's New Driver-Tracking Feature DeliveryHub, GrubHub Now Alerts Diners About Order Status, Shows Deliveries On A Map

Samsung warns of 2-3 week delay on blue Galaxy S III shipments over “newly invented” paint finish

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Samsung’s new flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S III, may have launched across Europe and the Middle East this morning but the company has been forced to issue a statement warning customers that deliveries of its blue variant could face a 2-3 week delay. Online retailers had warned customers that they...
Samsung warns of 2-3 week delay on blue Galaxy S III shipments over “newly invented” paint finish

Samsung Galaxy S4 launch date hit by supply issues, US carriers say

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South Korean company says holdups are due to 'far stronger than expected' demand as Sprint and T-Mobile put back rolloutSupply issues have snarled the US rollout of Samsung Electronics's latest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S4, which will go on sale at Sprint and T-Mobile later than expected, the carriers said...
Samsung Galaxy S4 launch date hit by supply issues, US carriers say

Grocery delivery startup Instacart adds Trader Joe's to its service, allowing for on-demand Two Buck Chuck

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Update: Unbeknownst to us at the time of posting, Instacart has temporarily suspended alcohol sales through its service. Thus, the title of this post is a bit off: you can’t yet buy wine from Trader Joe’s. The company told TNW that it is an issue it is working to solve,...
Grocery delivery startup Instacart adds Trader Joe's to its service, allowing for on-demand Two Buck Chuck

Who's afraid of Amazon locker?

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Online retail has a last-mile problem for many city dwellers: They’re often not home when the UPS or FedEx driver chooses to show up. In suburban or rural areas, where risk of theft is low, drivers usually leave the package without a signature. But in a place like downtown...
Who's afraid of Amazon locker?
Samsung reveals the strategy that kept the Galaxy S III a secret

Rackspace breaks IPO drought

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There haven't been many tech IPOs lately - only three this year, in fact. People here in Silicon Valley have certainly noticed  - this place thrives on venture capital, so in financial terms, the mood has been a little like a maternity ward going without any deliveries. Yes, entrepreneurs have...
Rackspace breaks IPO drought

Google Buys BufferBox To Match Amazon's Locker For Convenient Shipping

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Google has acquired Canadian parcel delivery start-up BufferBox Friday for an undisclosed sum. BufferBox is like a PIN-protected P.O. box for packages that solves the problem of missed deliveries. It's a service that mirrors the Locker service Amazon began offering earlier this month. Google's acquisition of BufferBox signals that it's serious...
Google Buys BufferBox To Match Amazon's Locker For Convenient Shipping
LTE iPad minis begin shipping, deliveries set for this week

TaskRabbit Launches On-Demand Courier Service ‘Deliver Now’ In San Francisco

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San Francisco is a tiny city — famously just 49 square miles — but now its residents will have the whole city at their fingertips even more so than ever. TaskRabbit, the online marketplace that lets people outsource errands and small tasks to their neighbors, today will debut “Demand Now,”...
TaskRabbit Launches On-Demand Courier Service ‘Deliver Now’ In San Francisco
HTC Evo 4G LTE now indefinitely delayed at Best Buy

WunWun is like having a personal assistant: It runs errands, walks dogs -- even bartends parties

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Following the ranks of affordable luxury services like Uber, WunWun is a young, peculiarly named startup with one simple goal: to be your on-demand helper. The iOS app, which is only available in New York City for the time being, is part concierge service, part personal assistant. It’s comparable, in...
WunWun is like having a personal assistant: It runs errands, walks dogs -- even bartends parties

Crazy-Stupid Or The Future? SoPost Wants To Turn Your Twitter Handle Into A Physical Address

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Chalk this one up as crazy-stupid or the future: SoPost, a new UK startup launching today, is on a mission to reinvent the postal address by mapping things like Twitter handles, Facebook names, email addresses and other social IDs to a physical location to make it easier and more convenient...
Crazy-Stupid Or The Future? SoPost Wants To Turn Your Twitter Handle Into A Physical Address

Google Is Testing Same-Day Delivery In San Francisco (GOOG)

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We scoffed when we heard Google was thinking about getting into the same-day delivery business. But now the New York Times reports that Google has launched a private test of a same-day delivery service in San Francisco, open only to Google employees and their friends. The reasons why Google wants...
Google Is Testing Same-Day Delivery In San Francisco (GOOG)

Uber May Soon Be Moving Packages As Well As People

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Uber is mobile app that lets people hail nearby black cars and hybrid vehicles for rides in real time. Right now, it only moves people from Point A to Point B. Next, it may move their packages. We've been told that Uber is looking to expand as a delivery service....
Uber May Soon Be Moving Packages As Well As People

Apple labor petitioners to make deliveries again next week

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The petitions that were delivered to Apple's retail stores last week are coming back for a second round. The group says it's not satisfied with Apple's response. [Read more]...
Apple labor petitioners to make deliveries again next week

Nexus 7 pre-orders start shipping in UK and Canada

www.engadget.com
The Nexus 7 machine is in full swing. According to Google, all pre-orders placed by Friday the 13th in the US and Australia have been filled as of today (though some may still be en route), and our friends in the UK and Canada should be receiving theirs soon...
Nexus 7 pre-orders start shipping in UK and Canada

Early buyers getting shipment notifications for new iPad

www.electronista.com
Early buyers of the 2012 iPad are starting to receive shipment notices from Apple with delivery scheduled for March 16th, AppleInsider reports. A reader submitted a copy of his notification, which showed a 16GB Wi-Fi only model with a gift message being delivered by Fed Ex on the same day...
Early buyers getting shipment notifications for new iPad
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