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Amazon boosts its UK grocery delivery service
Engadget

Amazon's UK fresh food delivery service is rolling out to a number of new cities, including Glasgow, Newcastle and Liverpool. Rounding out the list is Sheffield and Portsmouth with more, currently unspecified, locations coming online later in the year. This i… more…

The Most Delicious Foods Will Fall Victim to Climate Change
Wired

Author Amanda Little explains why high-nutrient, high-flavor crops are the most likely to suffer in a less predictable environment. more…

How Amazon Cloned a Neighborhood to Test Its Delivery Robots
Wired

Amazon used cameras, lidar, and aerial photography to build a highly detailed digital map of a Seattle suburb, where it is testing Scout, its delivery robot. more…

24 hours left to score early-bird tickets for TC Sessions: Mobility 2019
TechCrunch

The switch has been flipped on the 24-hour shot clock, which means there’s only one day left to save $100 on your pass to TC Sessions: Mobility 2019 in San Jose, Calif. on July 10. Early-bird savings ends on Friday, June 14 at 11:59 p.m. (PT), so buy your tic… more…

Prices for passes to Disrupt SF 2019 increase next week
TechCrunch

The super early-bird season for serious savings on passes to Disrupt San Francisco 2019 — on October 2-4 — comes to an end next week. Right now, you can save up to $1,800, but that deep discount disappears on June 21 at 11:59 p.m. (PT). Don’t miss your chance… more…

Chewy founder Ryan Cohen on its fast-approaching IPO: “It’s like seeing my baby graduate”
TechCrunch

Ask any venture capitalist about the most important ingredient to success in startups, and they’ll tell you it centers on founders who can persuade not only investors to part with some of their capital but, more important, who can convince people to leave wha… more…

I Used Cash at Amazon's Cashless Store and I'm So Sorry, Rahim
Gizmodo.com

“Welcome to Amazon Go,” a cheery man told me, explaining that there were two ways I could shop at the retail giant’s automated convenience store—both of which involved downloading an app. “Oh, I was going to pay cash,” I said. And then it got weird. Read more… more…

The Ruthless Reality of Amazon's One-Day Shipping
Gizmodo.com

Amazon has rapidly expanded its internal shipping services as the company shifts toward one-day delivery shipping from its default two-day shipping service. The company is pledging to spend $800 million this quarter to achieve one-day delivery as the default … more…

KFC is launching its first ever vegan fried 'chicken' burger in the UK
Insider.com

KFC has created a vegan version of its signature fried chicken burger. The "Imposter Burger" is made from meat substitute Quorn and is coated in the Colonel's Original Recipe herbs and spices, with vegan mayo and lettuce, in a soft bun. It's being trialled at… more…

Amazon overtakes Google and Apple to become the world's most valuable brand (AMZN)
Business Insider

Amazon is now the world's most valuable brand, according to a ranking of global companies. The company is worth $315.5 billion, according to BrandZ's Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brand ranking for 2019. Last year, it was ranked in third place after Apple and … more…

12 mind-blowing facts about Costco's business (COST)
Business Insider

Costco has attracted a cult following among shoppers since it first opened its doors in 1983. But the retailer didn't build up that reputation overnight. Costco is a massive global operation, with locations, employees, and members all over the world. Visit Bu… more…

Here's everything in the swag bag given to celebrities at this year's MTV Movie and TV Awards
Insider.com

Those who attend this year's MTV Movie and TV Awards are going home with a variety of extravagant gifts, from vacations to jewelry. In terms of travel, attendees are being offered luxurious stays at resorts in places like Panama, South Africa, and Southeast A… more…

The FDA has tapped Merck, Walmart, KPMG, and IBM for a blockchain pilot to track prescription drugs (IMB, WMT, MRK)
Business Insider

This is an excerpt from a story delivered exclusively to Business Insider Intelligence Digital Health Pro subscribers. To receive the full story plus other insights each morning, click here. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) tapped drug maker Merck, r… more…

Kroger to Sell CBD Products In 17 States
Greenentrepreneur.com

The regional chain's decision is another sign that CBD is gaining acceptance everywhere. more…

What WeWork Can Teach You About Your Next Office Move
Entrepreneur.com

Finding the right workspace for your company requires self-awareness and flexibility. more…

Ottawa's strict restrictions on edible cannabis products will feed the black market, critics say - The Globe and Mail
The Globe And Mail

Ottawa's strict restrictions on edible cannabis products will feed the black market, critics say The Globe and Mail Canadians can expect tight supply when cannabis edibles become legal mid-December, officials say CBC News What the cannabis industry is saying … more…

10 deals too good to miss out on from TVs to CBD gummies
Boingboing.net

Who needs a holiday sale? Sometimes there's no better time than the thick of summer to find deals. We should know - we've found ten deep discounts on some must-have items. Whether you're searching for CBD edibles, exercise gear, chargers or other tech, take a… more…

Pride pickup, sphinx on move, Tony Stark’s cabin: News from around our 50 states
USA Today

Delaware’s Murderkill River turning red, plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher gets West Virginia principal suspended, and more more…

Swiss women strike for more money, time and respect
BBC News

Women are protesting against the slow pace of change, calling for "more money, time and respect". more…

Swiss women stage national strike for equality
Bbc.com

Women are protesting against the slow pace of change, calling for "more money, time and respect". more…