Tag Archives: food and drink

Instacart revises pay policy after accusations of tip stealing

Instacart is learning a hard lesson about the importance of paying workers properly. The grocery delivery service is revising its pay policies for shoppers after complaints that it was counting customer tips toward its minimum pay goals -- as far as...

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China grows the first plants on the Moon

The greenery you see in the soil above might not look like much, but it represents a big step in space exploration. Cotton seeds brought to the Moon aboard China's Chang'e-4 mission have sprouted, marking the first time plants have grown on the luna...

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CES 2019 recap: Day two

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Meatless ‘Beyond Burgers’ come to Carl’s Jr. restaurants

The competition in lab-made veggie burgers is heating up. Beyond Meat has brought its burgers to more than 1,000 Carl's Jr.

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Amazon will build more Whole Foods stores to expand Prime Now

Amazon hasn't been shy about using Whole Foods stores to hawk its own wares, but now it's apparently building stores with that primarily in mind. Wall Street Journal sources have learned that the internet giant aims to build and enlarge Whole Foods l...

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Wirecutter’s best deals: Nintendo Switch Pro Controller drops to $55

This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work.

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Amazon declares war on loss-making ‘CRaP’

In its quest to cut costs and maximize profits, Amazon is reportedly looking to eliminate product quantities that it can't make money on.

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Bees with tiny sensor backpacks could help farmers track crops

Farmers can use drones to monitor their fields, but they have their limits when they can rarely fly for more than 20 to 30 minutes at a time.

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Sam’s Club expands same-day grocery delivery through Instacart

Sam's Club, Walmart's members-only warehouse stores, will start offering same-day grocery delivery at half of its US locations by the end of October. The service will expand this month to more than 100 Sam's Club locations, serving nearly 1,000 zip c...

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Amazon’s checkout-free Go store is heading to New York

Amazon is getting ready to open an Amazon Go store in New York, The Information reports. Job listings for a new Amazon Go location popped up Thursday night and the company confirmed to The Information that it has plans for a store in the New York are...

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