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Walmart tests drone delivery amid competition with Amazon

Retail giant Walmart has started testing drone delivery of grocery and household essential items in a bid to take on e-commerce giant Amazon. Walmart said it has partnered with Israel-based drone delivery company Flytrex to launch the pilot in Fayetteville,...

Drone delivery may not be possible in cities like New York and New Delhi

Your dream to get a pizza delivered by a drone or an Amazon drone knocking at the door will remain a dream as researchers have revealed that a drone delivery service is not realistic and may not be possible...

Amazon to introduce drone delivery soon

Amazon said Wednesday that it plans to use self-piloted drones to deliver packages to shoppers' home in the coming months. "We’ve been hard at work building fully electric drones that can fly up to 15 miles and deliver packages under...

Alibaba's drones deliver packages to Chinese islands

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has said that it has used  drones to deliver packages over water for the first time. Three unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) carrying six boxes of passion fruit with a combined weight of around 12 kilograms flew from Putian in China's eastern Fujian...

E-commerce sites will deliver using drones in India

E-commerce players like Amazon and Flipkart will be able to make airborne delivery of products to customers in India using drones enabled by technology being developed by the country's aviation sector, a minister announced on Thursday. "E-commerce deliveries using drones...

Flying drones soon to be used for doorstep delivery in India

The Government on Wednesday issued draft regulations on the civil use of drones, which will also enable commercial use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for photography, doorstep delivery, and even passenger transport. The draft regulations -- arrived at after discussions with...

Amazon patents shipping label with built-in parachute for drone deliveries

On Wednesday, Amazon was granted a patent for a shipping label that includes a built-in parachute "to enable the delivery of packages by aerial vehicles (UAVs) or other aerial vehicles". The patent, as reported by GeekWire, was filed in August...

Amazon may plan parachute drops for drone deliveries

US e-commerce giant, Amazon, was awarded a patent earlier this week for a system in which a package would be "forcefully" propelled from an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) and would be helped to land by tools including a parachute. The...

Amazon considering flying warehouses for drone deliveries

CB Insight's Zoe Leavitt recently discovered Amazon had filed for the patent in December 2014 for its Airborne Fulfillment Center (AFC). The online retailer had consequently, in April 2016, received the patent for its warehouse in the air. The e-commerce giant says that...

Drones used to deliver hot food, medicines in US

A US-based drone delivery service has completed its first month in operation, successfully sending over-the-counter medicines, hot food items and cold beverages to customers' homes using GPS-enabled autonomous flying vehicles. According to a PTI report: The company conducted regular weekend...
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Tasva continues to expand its retail footprint: opens new store in Lucknow

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