Google Says Drone Technology Isn’t Ready, Goes For Parachute Deliveries Instead (For April Fools’ Obviously)

Google loads the web with April Fools’ pranks each year, and the company is getting even more attention than usual for one particular prank this year. Read about the ill-fated Gmail Mic Drop feature, which Google pulled relatively early in…

Google Wants to Deliver Fresh Groceries Too

It looks like another internet giant wants to deliver your groceries. Google is getting into the fresh grocery delivery game, according to head of Google Express Brian Elliott. “For a lot of our merchants that have been successful with this,…

Google Express Gets Big Midwest Launch With A Bunch Of Stores

Google launched Google Shopping Express in 2013 as a local delivery service enabling people to get same-day delivery on some items. It initially launched in San Francisco with a handful of partners including Target, Walgreens, American Eagle, Staples, Toys R…

Uber’s Background Checks Let Murderer, Sex Offenders, and Other Felons Through the Cracks, Say DAs

Uber’s background checks are not working, according to two California District Attorneys. The district attorneys of San Francisco and Los Angeles have filed an update to a complaint originally filed in December. The suit’s overarching claim is that Uber has…

Uber Driver Accused of Rape Had Criminal Record, Used Phony Permit

Once again, Uber is under fire for allegedly letting a rapist slip through the cracks. On July 25th, Uber driver Talal Ali Chammout allegedly drove a woman to her Dallas home, followed her inside, and raped her. Chammout has a…

Google Shopping Express Becomes Google Express, Expands

Google announced that it has changed the name of Google Shopping Express to just Google Express, is expanding it into more cities, and that it now includes more retail partners. Google Shopping Express was first introduced early last year as…