6 River Systems unveils warehouse robots that show workers the way – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch When Amazon acquired Kiva Systems in 2012, other retailers and third-party fulfillment centers panicked. The e-commerce giants took Kiva’s robots off the market, leaving their competitors without an important productivity tool. Lots of newcomers have […]

Domino’s and Starship Technologies will deliver pizza by robot in Europe this summer – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch We’ve said it once, we’ll say it again– the food delivery robots are coming! This time, they’ll be carting piping hot pizzas to Domino’s customers. The tech-loving pizza company joked about driverless delivery […]

Apollo Box is applying AR to drive lifestyle ecommerce – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch What is augmented reality good for? Product visualization to encourage online shopping, reckons Santa Clara-based startup Apollo Box, which launched an online marketplace for an eclectic selection of lifestyle products almost a year […]

Amazon will now tell Prime members what to wear via a new “Outfit Compare” feature – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Amazon has been steadily pushing its way into fashion over the past several years, with investments in its own private labels – from workwear to activewear – plus increased fashion ad spending and even its own trend-obsessed TV […]

Baker raises $3.5 million to become a “Salesforce for pot” – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch As the legal cannabis industry grows in the U.S., competition for customers is heating up. Now, a startup called Baker Technologies Inc. has raised $3.5 million to become a “salesforce for pot.” Investors in […]

AccelFoods fund for food and beverage innovators reaches $35 million – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch An accelerator and fund that backs innovative food and beverage companies, AccelFoods, has added $15 million to its second fund, according to founding partners Jordan Gaspar and Lauren Jupiter. AccelFoods has backed […]