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Sen. Harry Reid: The Postal Service Must Be Saved Because 'Seniors Love Junk Mail'

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You know a service is on its last legs when the best argument a person can make for its continued existence is both a) very likely untrue and b) incredibly depressing. The United States Postal Service, best known these days for its massive accounting losses and quarterly stamp price increases,...
Sen. Harry Reid: The Postal Service Must Be Saved Because 'Seniors Love Junk Mail'

US Postal Service to trial same-day deliveries in November

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The United States Postal Service (USPS) plans to start performing same-day deliveries. A filing to the Postal Regulatory Commission tells of an experimental service called Metro Post, designed for online retailers to provide same-day deliveries of goods to customers in metropolitan areas.......
US Postal Service to trial same-day deliveries in November

U.S. Postal Service Plans To Launch Experimental Same-Day Delivery Service

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U.S. Postal Service Plans To Launch Experimental Same-Day Delivery Service : Frederic Lardinois: The United States Postal Service (USPS) just informed the Postal Regulatory Commission that it plans to launch an experimental same-day delivery service called Metro Post. The USPS says this test is specifically designed for e-commerce companies and...
U.S. Postal Service Plans To Launch Experimental Same-Day Delivery Service
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USPS Suggests Cutting Saturday Delivery And Increasing Rates

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The United States Postal Service is continuing its long slide into suckage according to a new report delivered by Postmaster General John E. Potter this morning. People sent far less mail last year ("more than double any previous decline," says the Washington Post) and labor costs continue to rise,...
USPS Suggests Cutting Saturday Delivery And Increasing Rates
US Postal Service to ban overseas shipments of lithium batteries

Apple’s ‘Spaceship’ campus can’t come soon enough, it could start running out of properties to lease

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As Apple continues to move forward with plans to expand its current Cupertino campus and build its new 2.8 million square foot ‘Spaceship’ campus, the company is gobbling up as much office space as possible, in order to host its expanding workforce. Having already contributed to the real estate market in...
Apple’s ‘Spaceship’ campus can’t come soon enough, it could start running out of properties to lease

Your newest source for magazine subscriptions? It could be the USPS

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It is a peculiar proposal to help save two struggling industries – Columbia Journalism Review reports that the United States Postal Service (USPS) is considering selling magazine subscriptions on its website and in stores through QR codes as part of a plan to bolster excitement around the mailbox. Documents from the Mailers’...
Your newest source for magazine subscriptions? It could be the USPS
Proposed bill would save US Postal Service with internet, beer, and licenses
U.S. Postal Service Plans To Launch Experimental Same-Day Delivery Service In November
USPS: No iPads, Kindles For Troops And Foreign Consumers
USPS surprises CES with eye-popping app that brings mail to life (video)
United States Postal Service to eliminate Saturday mail delivery beginning August 1st
Paper, Bricks & Cash Will Die: The Inevitable Evolution Of Local Commerce

USPS shows CES modernity with, um, Marilyn Monroe

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In the crowded exhibition halls of CES, the United States Postal Service serves up a little anachronism. [Read more]...
USPS shows CES modernity with, um, Marilyn Monroe

U.S. Mail Delivery Is Taking the Weekend Off -- Permanently

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The United States Postal Service announced this morning that, in a cost-cutting measure, it will only deliver mail on weekdays. The long-discussed plan is set to kick in Aug. 1, but it hasn’t yet been approved by Congress. It’s forecasted to save $2 billion annually. Because of continued growth and...
U.S. Mail Delivery Is Taking the Weekend Off -- Permanently

Uh Oh: US Postal Service Wants To Better 'Monetize' Its 'Intellectual Property'

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Via Clay Johnson we learn of a "solicitation" from the US Postal Service for help in finding better ways to "monetize" its "intellectual property." The purpose of this solicitation is to procure services to obtain a supplier who possesses specific subject matter expertise in the areas of intellectual property (IP)...
Uh Oh: US Postal Service Wants To Better 'Monetize' Its 'Intellectual Property'
Zumbox deals $10 million blow to on-the-ropes USPS
USPS reverses plan to end Saturday mail delivery, says government gave it no choice

US Post Won't Fly IPads, IPhones, MacBooks out of Country

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From 16 May it will not be possible to ship iPads, iPhones or laptops overseas from the US using the United States Postal Service (USPS)....
US Post Won't Fly IPads, IPhones, MacBooks out of Country

Everything Changes: Mister Postman Gets Saturdays Off

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If you ever thought that something will last forever, get ready for a smack on the head. The latest evidence of this grand falsehood is today's announcement from the United States Postal Service of a new plan to halt mail delivery on Saturdays, with the exception of package delivery. The...
Everything Changes: Mister Postman Gets Saturdays Off

Motorola's 'iLost' ad uses fake street address in attempt to make Apple's Maps look bad

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Apple’s (AAPL) new Maps app in iOS 6 is awful. And the world knows it. Even Apple knows it, and the company has vowed to improve its new mapping product as quickly as it can. The service certainly doesn’t need any help looking bad, but that didn’t stop Google’s...
Motorola's 'iLost' ad uses fake street address in attempt to make Apple's Maps look bad
Google trialling same-day delivery service in San Francisco, says The New York Times

USPS lithium battery overseas mailing ban begins May 16

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Effective May 16, the United States Postal Service (USPS) regulation prohibits shipping any electronic device with a lithium battery from being mailed to a destination outside the United States. The ban does not apply to private carriers such as DHL, FedEx, and UPS. The ban is in response to improperly...
USPS lithium battery overseas mailing ban begins May 16

ASimba: Google Maps Envelopes Concept Turns Gmail into Snail Mail [PICS]

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ASimba: Google Maps Envelopes Concept Turns Gmail into Snail Mail [PICS]
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Tech Writer Blames Technology For His Son Not Knowing How To Mail a Damn Letter

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An envelope. Filling the news void that is Memorial Day, a ReadWrite contributor doxxed his son by revealing that the little jerk doesn’t know how to correctly fill out an envelope. Lamenting that he has a “smartphone, a tablet and a laptop,” in addition to knowing some “basic coding,” Brian Hall...
Tech Writer Blames Technology For His Son Not Knowing How To Mail a Damn Letter

USPS: We Know E-Commerce Is A Huge Opportunity, But We Don't Have The Technology To Take Advantage Of It

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The United States Postal Service needs help. Online retail sales are on the rise, which means people need all those packages delivered. The USPS knows this, but right now, it can't fully take advantage of it. Why is that? It just doesn't have the technology. That's why it posted a...
USPS: We Know E-Commerce Is A Huge Opportunity, But We Don't Have The Technology To Take Advantage Of It

Google is testing its same day delivery service, soon it will use driverless vehicles

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The NYTimes is reporting that Google is testing its same day delivery service around San Francisco. Plans for the service have been under way for more than a year. But it recently went live for some Google employees and their friends, according to two people briefed on the service who were not...
Google is testing its same day delivery service, soon it will use driverless vehicles
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