Mitch’s Take: The Breakage Model, in which people pay for unused service, comes to on-demand.
On-demand delivery company Postmates has launched a new monthly subscription service for Dallas residents who prefer to get food and other items delivered to their door. The San Francisco-based company launched…
Source: Postmates launches new monthly subscription service in Dallas for on-demand eats | | Dallas Morning News
Instacart joins Amazon in targeting triangle residents for fast, customized delivery of products – but the Silicon Valley startup is focused on satisfying your hunger for fresh foods and other staples. And Instacart is working with several high-profile partners.
Source: Instacart launches 1-hour food delivery service in Triangle :: Editor’s Blog at WRAL TechWire
My talk at Consumer VR 2016 in Vancouver, British Columbia.
The visible on-demand boom signals a shift from horizontal business models to vertical marketplaces. Here’s what lies ahead in the ‘age of vertical.’
Source: Vertical Is on the Horizon of the On-Demand Economy
Searching for health conditions related to physical symptoms should soon be a lot faster for US smartphone owners.
Source: Google turns pocket doctor: Now symptom searches will help diagnose what’s wrong | ZDNet
New FAA rules regarding commercial drones will put Amazon drone deliveries on hold for the foreseeable future.
Source: Amazon drone delivery hopes dashed by new FAA rules, for now – seattlepi.com
Mitch’s Take: Be clear, Facebook is saying “All your customers are our customers first and foremost.”
Facebook withdraws video creators’ ability to embed links into their clips to direct viewers to their own sites.
Source: Facebook scraps in-video links to other sites – BBC News
Seattle-based sales technology startup Outreach has raised $17.5 million in a new round of funding led by Trinity Ventures, with involvement from Microsoft
Source: Outreach sales tech startup raises $17.5M, adds Trinity and Microsoft as investors – GeekWire