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Amazon to test delivery drones in Britain

SAN FRANCISCO - Amazon announced Monday plans to test delivery drone technology in Britain, as the US online commerce giant tries to advance the idea safely...

18 hours ago

SOUTH AFRICA

Sun-powered Solar Impulse 2 lands in New York

The Solar Impulse 2 aircraft flew into New York past the Statue of Liberty completing the US leg on Saturday, 11 June, of a record-breaking bid to circumnavigate the Earth powered only by solar energy...

14 Jun 2016

UNITED STATES

Walmart to partner with Uber, Lyft on delivery

WASHINGTON - Walmart announced plans to team up with Uber and Lyft on a pilot grocery delivery program, in a fresh challenge by the US retail giant to Amazon...

6 Jun 2016

UNITED STATES

Google makes fresh push into grocery delivery

SAN FRANCISCO - Google said on Wednesday it was adding fresh foods to its grocery delivery service, ramping up its challenge to Amazon and a long list of delivery startups...

19 Feb 2016

UNITED STATES

Boeing offers weak 2016 outlook; shares plunge

Boeing warned that aircraft revenues and deliveries could fall in 2016 and forecast profits well below what analysts were expecting after a fourth quarter slowdown last year...

28 Jan 2016

UNITED STATES

Boeing releases 2016 market outlook

As new participants enter the aircraft financing industry and current participants innovate and provide more options, airlines and lessors will continue to have access to...

25 Jan 2016

UNITED STATES

Amazon dips toes into maritime shipping

SAN FRANCISCO - Amazon said on Friday it has taken the first steps to begin maritime shipping operations, adding to its already vast arsenal of logistical operations...

18 Jan 2016

UNITED STATES

Transport of the future takes many shapes at tech show

In the future world of mobility, you might be traveling in a car, on a bike or a personal air transporter - with a range of new possibilities raised by connected technology...

12 Jan 2016

UNITED STATES

Boeing achieves record deliveries in 2015

As Boeing enters its centennial year, it has delivered more commercial airplanes than ever with 762 commercial airplanes delivered in 2015...

11 Jan 2016

UNITED STATES

Amazon adds 3 million Prime subscribers

SAN FRANCISCO - US online giant Amazon says it added three million customers to its Prime subscription service worldwide in the third week of December, as it capped a record holiday season...

29 Dec 2015

UNITED STATES

Global age challenges post-oil economy & national exports

The post-oil economy is here to stay for a while. Why wouldn't governments and major trade associations of any exporting nation embrace national mandates to all out campaigns...

By Naseem Javed 21 Dec 2015

UNITED STATES

Wearable tech market surge led by new gadgets

WASHINGTON - The global market for wearable technology is seeing a surge, led by watches, smart clothing and other connected gadgets, a research report said on Thursday...

18 Dec 2015

UNITED STATES

Walmart unveils mobile pay service, challenging Apple

WASHINGTON - Walmart on Thursday announced it was launching its own mobile payments service, challenging similar offerings from Apple, Samsung, Google and others...

11 Dec 2015

UNITED STATES

Yahoo plans "reverse spinoff" instead of Alibaba sale

WASHINGTON - Yahoo said Thursday it would seek a "reverse spinoff" that would separate the Internet company's core operations from its holdings in China's online giant Alibaba...

10 Dec 2015

UNITED STATES

Boeing unveils the first 737 MAX 8

Thousands of Boeing employees gathered in Renton, Washington, to celebrate the completed final assembly of the first 737 MAX 8...

9 Dec 2015

UNITED STATES

Chipotle shares fall as E. coli outbreak hits sales

NEW YORK - Shares of Chipotle Mexican Grill fell on Monday after the restaurant chain projected much lower-than-expected profits on plunging sales due to an E. coli outbreak in the United States...

8 Dec 2015

UNITED STATES

Keurig agrees to $13.9bn buyout by private investors

NEW YORK - Keurig Green Mountain, maker of single-cup coffee pods and makers, said Monday it is being bought for $13.9 billion by a group of private investors led by JAB Holding Company...

8 Dec 2015

UNITED STATES

Wearables market surge led by Apple, Chinese makers

WASHINGTON - The global market for wearable tech surged in the third quarter, fueled by the Apple watch and gains from Chinese manufacturers, a market tracker said on Thursday...

4 Dec 2015

UNITED STATES

Amazon gives glimpse at new delivery drone design

SAN FRANCISCO - Amazon provided a glimpse into the future of online shopping in a video of a new delivery drone that racked up more than two million views by mid-Monday...

2 Dec 2015

UNITED STATES

Black Friday online shopping rivals stores: US survey

WASHINGTON - Many Americans bought online as they did in physical stores during the Thanksgiving weekend shopping splurge, the National Retail Federation said on Sunday, highlighting a growing trend away from the traditional Black Friday consumer assault...

30 Nov 2015

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