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Royal Mail has delivered its first two packages using an autonomous drone

Royal Mail has delivered its first two packages using an autonomous drone

We've heard delivery services talk about using drones to deliver parcels in the future. The first delivery of parcels has been completed via Royal Mail in the UK using an autonomous drone. The two packages were delivered to the Scilly Isles.

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Amazon fake reviews scam revealed in data breach with massive potential

Amazon fake reviews scam revealed in data breach with massive potential

By now, most of us probably suspect that fake reviews on internet shopping sites are a real thing. Whether being offering so-called "free product trials" after buying something or encountering a review that makes the product a little too good to be true, it's easy to assume that fake reviews are a thing that happens. Today, however, a new security breach is giving us a better idea of just how widespread this might be.

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Ubisoft Originals branding could mean big changes are coming

Ubisoft Originals branding could mean big changes are coming

Ubisoft has announced that it's rolling out new branding for all of the games it makes in-house. Those titles will now be known as "Ubisoft Originals," and considering the number of studios Ubisoft has under that umbrella, we're probably going to be seeing a lot of that branding in the future. The first game this branding will appear in is Tom Clancy's The Division: Heartland.

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Apple continues investment kick with $45 million to iPhone’s glass-maker

Apple continues investment kick with $45 million to iPhone’s glass-maker

A few weeks ago, Apple announced plans to make $430 billion in investments in the United States over the next five years. While a good portion of that money is going toward its own business, whether that's building new campuses or funding shows that will appear on Apple TV+, the company also said that it would invest in its manufacturing partners by way of its Advanced Manufacturing Fund. Today, it detailed the $45 million investment its making in Corning.

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Netflix survey hints at future N-Plus online portal with podcasts

Netflix survey hints at future N-Plus online portal with podcasts

A Netflix survey has surfaced that revolves around a potential project called N-Plus, one that would -- should it ever launch -- possibly include features like show playlists, behind-the-scenes content, podcasts, and other content related to the company's vast original library. N-Plus could, potentially, become home to the kind of content we already see it publish on social media platforms.

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Walmart acquires MeMD, paving the way for new telehealth services

Walmart acquires MeMD, paving the way for new telehealth services

Walmart has announced the acquisition of MeMD, a telehealth services provider, a business move that will benefit the company's Walmart Health division. With the platform, Walmart Health will be able to offer virtual telehealth services across the US, according to the company, in addition to its in-person centers. The change will come 'over the coming months.'

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Epic Games vs. Apple trial is unearthing more than intended

Epic Games vs. Apple trial is unearthing more than intended

The Epic Games vs. Apple bench trial, one of the most high-profile court cases in recent memory kicked off on Monday this week and it is destined to have some ramifications for the tech and gaming industry as a whole. This antitrust lawsuit filed by Epic Games against Apple intends to free the tight control of Apple over its App Store, which is allegedly categorized as an unfair monopoly.

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Impossible Burger gets key USDA label that’ll bring it to school cafeterias

Impossible Burger gets key USDA label that’ll bring it to school cafeterias

Impossible Foods has announced that it now has a Child Nutrition Label from the USDA for its Impossible Burger product. According to the company, the Child Nutrition Label is a key aspect of bringing its plant-based meat alternative to the K-12 market, namely school cafeterias. Multiple school districts are on board to launch a pilot program with Impossible Foods.

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Sennheiser’s consumer business just found an unexpected buyer

Sennheiser’s consumer business just found an unexpected buyer

Back in February, Sennheiser announced that it was looking for a partner to take over its consumer products arm so it could shift its focus entirely to its Pro business. Today, the company announced that it has found a partner in the Stäfa, Switzerland-based Sonova Holding AG. Sonovoa has agreed to acquire Sennheiser's consumer business and continue to develop, produce, and sell headphones and soundbars under the Sennheiser brand.

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Apple just made a super-strategic investment in laser tech: Here’s why

Apple just made a super-strategic investment in laser tech: Here’s why

Apple has pumped a further $410 million into a key supplier for its laser tech, used in the iPhone and iPad cameras for Face ID and the LiDAR Scanner. The investment is the second the Cupertino firm has made in II-VI, and one which Apple suggests will get it earlier access to upcoming components for next-gen devices.

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Nintendo’s juggernaut year by the jaw-dropping numbers

Nintendo’s juggernaut year by the jaw-dropping numbers

Nintendo today shared its financial results for the fiscal year ended March 31st, 2021, and its safe to say that it was a very good year for the company. Fueled by the COVID-19 pandemic keeping everyone at home for the majority of the fiscal year and probably combined with the fact that next-gen consoles from Sony and Microsoft have been hard to find since launch, the Switch had a stellar year, finishing with life-to-date shipments of 84.59 million units.

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Humble Bundle charity sliders return after fan pushback

Humble Bundle charity sliders return after fan pushback

Last month, Humble Bundle announced the controversial decision to redesign its bundle pages and remove the sliders that buyers can use to customize how the money from their purchases is distributed. Those sliders have been part of Humble Bundle since the very first Humble Indie Bundle was offered, so the sudden disappearance of them sparked considerable push back from Humble Bundle's user base. Today, Humble Bundle brought the sliders back, saying that the response to their removal was heard "loud and clear."

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