Finally, Voice Recognition is Re-Imagined for Mobile Commerce

Dan Miller’s thoughts on voice interfaces and intelligent assistants. Coming soon to local business.

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How food-tech start-ups are faring, in five numbers – Livemint

Investors have been cautious resulting in the food-tech sector to be among the worst hit by the slowdown in funding

Source: How food-tech start-ups are faring, in five numbers – Livemint

 Swiggy, Rubique in talks to raise funds

Bessemer Ventures is looking to invest $12 million in food delivery startup Swiggy while fintech firm Rubique is looking to raise $10-15 million. Bessemer Ventures in talks to invest $12m in Swiggy US-based venture capital firm Bessemer Venture Partners is in advanced talks to invest around $12million in food-delivery company Swiggy,…

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How Delivery Apps Are Joining Forces to Expand Their Market Share – Eater

The food delivery industry continues to grow

Source: How Delivery Apps Are Joining Forces to Expand Their Market Share – Eater

Postmates launches new monthly subscription service in Dallas for on-demand eats | | Dallas Morning News

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

Task Rabbi Is Like Task Rabbit, but With Rabbis Who Pray for Your Chores to Get Done

Task Rabbi is cheaper than Task Rabbit — it’s free.

Source: Task Rabbi Is Like Task Rabbit, but With Rabbis Who Pray for Your Chores to Get Done

Instacart launches 1-hour food delivery service in Triangle :: Editor’s Blog at WRAL TechWire

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

Future of Consumer Life in VR [CVR 2016] – YouTube

My talk at Consumer VR 2016 in Vancouver, British Columbia.

 

Vertical Is on the Horizon of the On-Demand Economy

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.’

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Should you trust an iOS app to find a babysitter? This mom says yes | Cult of Mac

Hello Sitter is an iOS app that helps parents find babysitters.

Source: Should you trust an iOS app to find a babysitter? This mom says yes | Cult of Mac