food
Deliveroo Invents the Takeaway If You’re Up for a Walk

Deliveroo was invented after I stopped living in a city so I don't really get the appeal of having a lukewarm restaurant meal delivered in unappealing foil tray format, but, apparently, it's all the rage! To such an extent that Deliveroo has expanded into the "click and collect" sector with its new Pickup service; widening the choice of lukewarm meals in trays, but meaning you have to go and get it yourself. Read More >>

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US Man Arrested for Keeping Giant TV Delivered to Him by Accident With Amazon Order

A Freetown, Massachusetts man was reportedly arrested last week over a flat-screen TV that he kept after it was delivered to his home by accident, Fox-affiliate WFXT reported Wednesday, and he is now facing potential jail time. Nicholas Memmo, 35, said he ordered a 74-inch flat-screen on Amazon but that when the TV was delivered, a third-party delivery service also dropped off a bigger flat-screen as well, which police identified as an 86-inch 4K HDR Smart LED TV from LG. Read More >>

robots
Amazon Is Testing Its Cutie-Pie Delivery Robot, Scout

It's adorable robot day today, it seems – and we are good with that. Read More >>

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Just Eat’s Made Onion Bhaji Baubles

We spend quite a lot of our time reading press releases, turning to one another in despair and crying "but WHY?" Read More >>

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Uber Eats Has A Black Friday Offer On Krispy Kreme Doughnuts

Now THIS is the kind of Black Friday offer we can get behind. Read More >>

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You Can Now Get Ikea Meatballs Delivered

The only thing more enjoyable than watching couples break up over inexpensive kitchenware is following it up with meatballs and ice cream, which is one of the reasons Ikea is so popular. The other, obviously, is that they've gamified furniture by turning it into elaborate jigsaw puzzles that may or may not be missing several key pieces. Read More >>

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Amazon’s Last Mile

Who delivers Amazon orders? Increasingly, it’s plainclothes contractors with few labour protections, driving their own cars, competing for shifts on the company’s own Uber-like platform. Though it’s deployed in dozens of cities and associated with one of the world’s biggest companies, government agencies and customers alike are nearly oblivious to the program’s existence. Read More >>

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Couple Claims They Ordered Pizza on UberEats But Received… Oh My God What Is That?!

For all I know, Uber’s food delivery service UberEats is a perfectly fine method of ordering food. But the stomach-turning product that a Canadian couple claims showed up at their door instead of pizza ensures that I’ll be thinking twice about placing an order. Read More >>

crime
Postman Banned From Street Over Water Pistol Standoff

It must be a bit stressful being a postman these days, what with the job now being all about carrying Amazon packages up four flights of stairs to the unresponsive man in flat 17h who never comes to the door in case he misses something happening on the internet, but even so. This is a bit much. Read More >>

food
McDonald’s Will Test Home Deliveries This Summer

McDonald's, the Burger chain that would prefer to be called a restaurant, is preparing to jump on the home delivery bandwagon (or bike) this summer, with its UK boss saying he's in the process of issuing the orders to get a Big Mac through the letterbox system up and running. Read More >>

drones
UPS Showcases New Delivery Drone, Fucks It All Up

Everybody knows by now that the delivery drone ambitions of companies like FedEx and UPS amount to marketing stunts. But what happens when those stunts don’t go quite as planned? UPS knows because it recently crashed a delivery drone in front of a bunch of reporters. Read More >>

robots
Forget Drones: Meet The Robot That Could Be The Future of Deliveries

Right now on Mars, NASA’s Curiosity Rover is busy surveying the planet’s surface, capturing photos of another world and ultimately trying to help us understand our place in the universe. Meanwhile, closer to home in Greenwich, there’s another robot that is trying to answer an equally complicated question: What’s for dinner? Read More >>

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Amazon Prime Now Delivers to (a Bit of) Scotland

Amazon Prime members in Glasgow are the latest beneficiaries of the shopping giant's superfast delivery service, with Prime Now one-hour service slots now available across the city. Read More >>

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UberEats Now Delivering Sandwiches to Lazy Londoners

Uber's food delivering pivot thing has launched in London today, promising to deliver a selection of foods from around 150 restaurants to those living in certain central-ish city post codes. Read More >>

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This is How Drones Will Deliver Blood and Drugs in Rwanda 

Forget your Amazon package arriving beneath a drone: In Rwanda this summer, urgent deliveries of blood and drugs will be dropped by drones to help save lives. Read More >>