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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos (left) shows off Amazon PrimeAir drones to Charlie Rose of CBS News. The unmanned aircraft would be used for shipping items to customers. (CBS)

Amazon Asks FAA Permission To Fly Drones For Delivering Packages In Under 30 Minutes

Amazon is asking the Federal Aviation Administration permission to use drones as part of its plan to deliver packages to customers in 30 minutes or less.

07/11/2014

An artist's sketch of a man suspected of trying to lure a girl away from her school in Pacifica. (Source: Pacifica Police)

Man Driving Delivery Truck Tries To Lure 10-Year Old Pacifica Girl Away From School

Pacifica police Wednesday were searching for any leads in a case where a man in a delivery truck tried to lure a 10-year old into his vehicle last Friday.

05/14/2014

An employee seals a box at an Amazon.com Inc. fulfillment center.  ( David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Amazon Begins ‘Get It Today’ Service In San Francisco

Customers who order before noon can get items such as diapers, toothpaste, detergent and other family needs as well as some electronics, travel needs and select office supplies.

05/01/2014

Facebook

Bay Area Startup Writes ‘Breakup Letter’ To Facebook After Timeline Changes

A San Bruno-based food delivery service say it’s letting go if its Facebook account after the latest round of changes to the timeline feature.

03/31/2014

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos (left) shows off Amazon PrimeAir drones to Charlie Rose of CBS News. The unmanned aircraft would be used for shipping items to customers. (CBS)

Los Gatos-Based Netflix Takes Jab At Amazon With Exploding Drone Delivery Ad

Video provider Netflix recently had a little fun at the expense of rival Amazon.com with a mock commercial for drone-powered DVD home delivery service.

02/25/2014

L. condom 12-packs (L. International)

San Francisco Condom Company Launches Valentine’s Day Delivery Service

A San Francisco condom company has launched a delivery service for Valentine’s Day couples and is promising the delivery by bike messenger in 60 minutes or less.

02/14/2014

A UPS driver delivers a package in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Many In Bay Area Still Waiting For Christmas Packages From FedEx, UPS

Packages meant to be delivered before Christmas were still being delivered throughout the Bay Area on Friday, as UPS and FedEx continued to clear up a massive backlog.

12/27/2013

Google

Google Offers Same-Day Home Delivery Service In Bay Area

After months of testing and tweaking, Google Shopping Express launched on Wednesday, offering same-day delivery of thousands of items to parts of the Peninsula and the South Bay.

09/26/2013

A selection of condoms at a drug store. (William B. Plowman/Getty Images)

Taxpayer-Funded Condom Delivery Program For Teens Expanding In California

The taxpayer-funded program allows kids between the ages of 12 and 19 to get up to 10 condoms a month mailed to their home, without parental permission.

05/02/2013

A computer keyboard. (CBS)

Google Testing Same-Day Delivery Of Online Orders In Bay Area

The new service, called Google Shopping Express, will initially provide same-day delivery of food and other products bought online by a small group of consumers in San Francisco and on the Peninsula.

03/28/2013

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