Mobile Minutes: Google delivers groceries; Amazon’s $50 tablet; Verizon 5G; Cool mobile tech
Google Inc. will start testing a delivery service for fresh food and groceries in two U.S. cities later this year, stepping up competition with online retailer Amazon.com Inc. and startup Instacart Inc.
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Amazon to release $50 tablet as it struggles to sell pricier devices
Amazon.com Inc. has struggled to draw customers to its pricier tablets. So it’s going further down-market.
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Verizon starts ‘5G’ field tests in 2016
Your wireless network may not be long in the tooth just yet. But a half-dozen years after it introduced “4G” LTE wireless networking technology to the U,S. market, Verizon Wireless on Tuesday announced the roadmap for its fifth generation or “5G” networks, which promise blazing fast speeds.
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