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Amazon Go’s Cashierless Stores Have a New Rival

Amazon Go’s Cashierless Stores Have a New Rival

AiFi is one of several startups trying to create Amazon Go-like stores for retailers.
Amazon Go’s Cashierless Stores Have a New Rival

Amazon Go’s Cashierless Stores Have a New Rival

AiFi is one of several startups trying to create Amazon Go-like stores for retailers.
The Amazon-ification of retail has triggered a rapid shift in industry hiring

Amazon may open checkout-free supermarkets early next year

There have been plenty of rumors about Amazon's plans to shake up the grocery industry with cashierless stores. The latest is that Amazon plans to launch checkout-free supermarkets in the first

Amazon says it'll roll out a new grocery store format next year

Amazon is wading further into the physical retail world as it confirmed plans to open a different type of grocery store in 2020. Reports earlier this year suggested Amazon was working on a low-cost
To beat Amazon Go,  Standard Cognition buys cashierless DeepMagic

To beat Amazon Go, Standard Cognition buys cashierless DeepMagic

Valued at $535 million, autonomous retail startup Standard Cognition has emerged as a soon-to-be tech giant and the best hope for merchants to compete with Amazon Go. Cashierless checkout is poised to
Digital Trends Live: Surface event recap, UPS gets drone clearance, and more

Digital Trends Live: Surface event recap, UPS gets drone clearance, and more

On this episode of Digital Trends Live, we break down the biggest tech topics of the day, including a recap of the Microsoft Surface event, UPS gets drone clearance, AR tabletop gaming, an A.I.
Amazon may let airport stores and movie theaters use its cashier-free Go tech

Amazon may let airport stores and movie theaters use its cashier-free Go tech

In an apparent strategy shift, Amazon is reported to be in talks with retailers to license its Go technology. If the plan proceeds, the first stores could start using the cashier-free system in early

Amazon may may offer cashierless Go tech to movie theaters and stadiums

Even if it doesn't open the stores itself, you could see Amazon-style cashierless stores proliferate across the US. According to CNBC, Amazon is in talks with a variety of merchants, including movie

Trigo raises $22 million to challenge Amazon Go with automated grocery stores

Trigo is one of several startups targeting supermarkets with automated cashierless technology that allows customers to shop without stopping to pay.
Sainsbury’s removed checkouts at one grocery store. Now it’s putting some back

Sainsbury’s removed checkouts at one grocery store. Now it’s putting some back

The U.K.'s first-ever checkout-free store has decided to reinstall its checkouts. The decision follows a three-month trial of smartphone scan-and-pay technology that, while popular, still left many

I Went To An Amazon Go Store and This Was the Smartest, Creepiest Part (No, It's Not the Surveillance)

I wondered what it would feel like. It wasn't quite what I expected.

Amazon Has a Nuclear Option Against Walmart and Other Competitors

At some point in the retail industry, someone must make a big move that will severely disrupt other retailers.
I Used Cash at Amazon's Cashless Store and I'm So Sorry, Rahim

I Used Cash at Amazon's Cashless Store and I'm So Sorry, Rahim

“Welcome to Amazon Go,” a cheery man told me, explaining that there were two ways I could shop at the retail giant’s automated convenience store—both of which involved downloading an app. “Oh, I was

Amazon opens its second Go store in New York

Amazon's brick and mortar empire continues to expand, after the company opened its second, larger cashier-free store in Park Avenue, New York City today.
Amazon Go uses synthetic data to train cashierless store algorithms

Amazon Go uses synthetic data to train cashierless store algorithms

Amazon shared new details about how it created Go, including the use of synthetic data to generate data to train its AI that powers cashierless stores.
How do Amazon Go stores work?

How do Amazon Go stores work?

Three seemingly simple problems have staggering complex solutions.
Amazon Go store opens in New York City and it’s the first to accept cash

Amazon Go store opens in New York City and it’s the first to accept cash

Amazon this week opened its first Go store in New York City, bringing the total number of outlets to 12. It's notable for being the first to accept cash payments, with the other Go stores expected to
Digital Trends Live: Google I/O wrap-up, Lyft and Uber strike, and more

Digital Trends Live: Google I/O wrap-up, Lyft and Uber strike, and more

On this episode of DT Live, we discuss the Google I/O conference, the Lyft and Uber strike, Amazon’s New York Go store, Germany’s electric delivery truck highway, Japan’s successful rocket launch, and
Surprise Amazon Go Store Opening Causes New Yorkers to Do What They Do Best: Line Up

Surprise Amazon Go Store Opening Causes New Yorkers to Do What They Do Best: Line Up

The cashier-less shop proclaims “No Lines, No Checkout.“