Early Walmart drone program pilots will deliver groceries and COVID-19 tests to customers. Here's everything you need to know about the retailer's delivery trials.

Submitted by Tech Insider on September 25, 2020 - 4:06pm

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Walmart is taking its deliveries to the sky by partnering with three drone companies: DroneUp, Flytrex, and Zipline.

For Tom Ward, the retail giant's senior vice president of customer product, Walmart's drone experimentation will allow the company to tinker with "continuing to increase [delivery] speed and convenience in a very new and innovative way."

Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick looks to defend her seat against Brandon Martin in Arizona's 2nd Congressional District

Submitted by Tech Insider on September 25, 2020 - 4:03pm

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Democratic Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick is aiming defend her seat against Republican Brandon Martin in Arizona's 2nd Congressional District.

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Though she is running for her second consecutive term, Kirkpatrick previously represented Arizona's 1st Congressional District before being ousted after her first term by now-Rep. Paul Gosar.

A US movie theater chain is allowing customers to rent a private cinema for $150 plus the cost of tickets and $150 worth of concessions

Submitted by Tech Insider on September 25, 2020 - 3:43pm

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In a bid to bring viewers back to cinemas, a chain of US movie theaters is now allowing customers to rent out entire theaters starting at $150. Family members and podmates can view releases like Christopher Nolan's "Tenet" and classics like "Jaws" at Alamo Drafthouse theaters, without worrying about contracting COVID-19 from a stranger two seats over.


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