If you work for Google, or have a friend who does, you may currently have access to a new service from the company: same day delivery in San Francisco. According to the New York Times, Google is currently testing a service by which a customer can order an item on either a phone or regular computing device, and have it delivered to their location in a few hours’ time. Same day shipping is something of a holy grail in retail, as it would dramatically cut down on the lag between ordering and that magical moment: getting the stuff you want. Read the full story at The Next Web.
Google testing same-day delivery service, taking on Amazon, others
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).