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Bloomberg

Instacart Acquires Coupon and Voice-Shopping Startup Unata
Bloomberg
Instacart Inc. said it agreed to acquire Toronto-based startup Unata Inc., giving the grocery-delivery company new kinds of e-commerce tools and a path to expand in Canada. The deal totals about $65 million, according to two people familiar with the ...

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Business Insider

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders just inadvertently exposed a flaw in Amazon's Alexa voice ...
Business Insider
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders tweeted that her 2-year-old ordered a Batman toy through Amazon's Alexa voice-shopping platform. Sanders said her kid did it by "yelling 'Batman!' over and over again into the Echo." This anecdote ...

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The Mercury News

Historic Frontier Village train ride T-bones van at shopping mall
The Mercury News
β€œIt's the original train from Frontier Village β€” it's the last working vestige of that amusement park,” said Bill Glasser, who inherited the train in 2008 when his family bought Burke Junction shopping mall on Highway 50 in Cameron Park. No one was ...



NPR

Altering A Species: Darwin's Shopping List : 13.7: Cosmos And ...
NPR
Few scientific discoveries have caused as much excitement as that of editing our genes; yet we owe some of the most stunning wonders around us to old-fashioned breeding practices, says Jimena Canales.

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CNBC

Online shopping sales hit a record during the holiday season
CNBC
Online shopping sales hit a record during the holiday season. Online shopping sales hit a new record this holiday season, Adobe Analytics said at the National Retail Federation's conference. Black Friday and Cyber Monday helped boost mobile sales ...
Click, tap, buy: Holiday shoppers spent record amount onlineChicago Sun-Times
US Holiday Shoppers Spend Record $108 Billion Online: AdobeU.S. News & World Report

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CBS Miami

Virtual Mirrors, Smart Tablets Are The Future Of Shopping
CBS Miami
NEW YORK (CBSMiami) – New technology to customize the shopping experience is on display this week at the National Retail Federation's expo in New York. For example, virtual eyelash extensions anyone? One company is showcasing a digital mirror that will ...

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Variety

Nat Geo TV Goes Shopping for Movies, Docu Series at NATPE
Variety
The cable group is sending a small team to Miami this week for the Jan. 16-18 National Association of Television Program Executives conference in a search for movies and docu-series content. The goal is to find films based on true stories and ...



Staunton News Leader

New shopping center coming to Waynesboro
Staunton News Leader
WAYNESBORO - The Waynesboro Town Center will be seeing new neighbors. After a $1.2 million sale of a 1.35 acre outparcel, two new retail buildings are expected to be constructed near the entrance of the town center. Divaris Real Estate, Inc. announced ...



Hollywood Reporter

JJ Abrams Shopping TV Space Drama Script (Exclusive)
Hollywood Reporter
J.J. Abrams, currently immersed in the Star Wars feature film universe, is plotting his return to TV writing. The prolific writer, producer and director is shopping a space-set spec script that, should it go to series, would be the first show he wrote ...
JJ ABRAMS Shopping Sci-Fi TV Space Show - ReportNewsarama

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Business Insider

Grocery shopping in the US versus the UK: Which is better ...
Business Insider
We compared two neighborhood stores in London and New York City to see how the shopping experience differed.

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