Amazon’s Treasure Truck shows up at Whole Foods with a cheaper Instant Pot, grocery coupons

 Amazon Treasure Truck, the retailer’s deals-on-wheels program that is literally a truck driving around with discounted products you can buy online and pickup in person, will now be popping up at Whole Foods. The companies announced today that Treasure Truck will start coming to Whole Foods stores with new offers, starting with today’s deal on the popular kitchen item, Instant Pot.… Read More

On-demand dog walking app Wag raises $300 million from SoftBank Vision Fund

 The SoftBank Vision Fund has struck again. This time, it’s investing $300 million in on-demand walking and dog care startup Wag. Wag has also brought on Hilary Schneider, formerly of identity theft protection company LifeLock, to serve as the company’s new chief executive officer. Last year, Wag was reportedly in talks with a handful of investors, including NEA and Kleiner… Read More

Apple Details When HomePod Goes on Sale

Apple’s smart speaker HomePod will go on sale on Feb. 9, with pre-orders available starting Friday, CNBC reported. The HomePod is seen as Siri’s answer to Amazon’s Alexa, though Apple has emphasized the…

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ICE Gains Access to National License Plate Database

Immigration and Customs Enforcement has finalized a contract with a Bay Area-based company that gives the agency access to location-tracking information for license plates across the country.The data will come…

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