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Amazon Gives Holiday Gifts For Its Prime Members

Amazon has a holiday gift for its Prime members. The online retailer has launched free one-day and same-day delivery for Prime members for the duration of the holiday season. It means Amazon Prime members can order Christmas gifts as early as Dec. 24, if orders are in before 9:30 a.m. local time, though some later

Bitcoin Prices Surge As Trading Begins On Futures Exchanges

In what many see as the first true test for Bitcoin’s price, one of the world’s largest future exchanges, CBOE, has launched a Bitcoin futures product on Sunday. The result, so far, is good for Bitcoin: The price is at $16,939 up roughly 23% in the last 24 hours. The market cap of Bitcoin is

Budweiser Beer Could Be Transported By Tesla Semi trucks Starting In 2019

Anheuser-Busch, which makes the über patriotic lager, just announced it had reserved 40 of Elon Musk’s all-electric big rigs. So it looks like the company’s famous Clydesdales will have to make some extra room in the stables for the all-electric trucks. The company claims the order is one of the largest placed for the trucks

Starbucks Launches A Christmas Tree Frappuccino For The Holidays

Starbucks is releasing a Christmas Tree Frappuccino The festive drink starts with a Peppermint Mocha Crème Frappuccino, and is then topped with Matcha whipped cream, which is supposed to look like a Christmas tree. The tree is decorated with caramel drizzle for garland, candied cranberries as ornaments, and is topped with a strawberry. The limited-edition

Apple Unveils ‘Best of 2017’ Apps And Games

Apple has now announced its ‘Best of 2017′ apps and games. The Cupertino-based tech firm has said that its app of the year is Enlight Videoleap. The app lets you create a video using different elements such as texts, emojis, colorfy and more. Also mentioned is that Splitter Critters is the year’s best gaming app.

Now Uber Feature Lets You Invite Friends

Uber, the ride-hailing service just rolled out a set of updates that include the ability to request trips for friends and family members without Uber accounts, as well as new in-app gifting features, and a new live location sharing feature. The update rolls out today and lets Uber users request rides for others who may

UPS All Set To Convert 1,500 Diesel Trucks To All-Electric Systems

UPS is giving some its fossil-fuel powered vehicles a green energy makeover. The company has over 108,000 delivery vehicles deployed on routes around the world. More than 770 of those are powered by electric or hybrid motors, and UPS wants to add to that number without actually buying any new vehicles. UPS will team up

IBM Comes Up With Two Fancy New Quantum Computers

\ IBM has announced two powerful new quantum computer processors, one client-ready and another in the works. The announcement includes both a 20 qubit processor ready for use by its IBM Q clients and an operational 50 qubit prototype currently in development. These numbers might be small in the grand scheme of what folks hope

Chinese Company Offers Liquor For Lifetime

A Chinese liquor company is selling a lifetime supply of baijiu, a Chinese liquor, for just 11,111 yuan ($1,673). According to Jiang Xiao Bai, the company, its promotion is limited to the first 33 customers, who will receive a carton of baijiu, which contains twelve 100ml bottles, every month, until their death. If they do

Porsche Design Huawei Mate 10 Set To Unveil In Australia

Chinese smartphone maker Huawei is all set to launch its most expensive smartphone in Australia. The company announced that the Porsche Design Mate 10smartphone will be available in the country starting December 4 with a price tag of $1,899. The company launched the Porsche Design Mate 10 last month at an event in Germany. The

Starbucks Unveils New Holiday Cup To End ‘War on Christmas’

Starbucks’ years-long war on Christmas is over. The coffee giant wasted no time getting into the Christmas spirit this year, releasing its new holiday-themed cups and holiday beverages, this week. The new line of festive liquid holders celebrates the 20th anniversary of the holiday cup, and while the company has broken away from Christmas-y themed