Friday Five: January 18 - 24

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From Amazon’s autonomous delivery robot to flying cars, we bring the latest technology news for this week's Friday Five.

 

Amazon is re-envisioning their delivery process with robot delivery system called “Amazon Scout.” This nifty robot is fully electric, and safe to maneuver around anything that comes in its path. (The Verge)

 

Boeing is changing the way we travel with flying cars which are currently being tested. Boeing is aiming to be conscious of fuel efficiency with an estimated 50 miles per gallon, along with affordability. (Reuters)

 

Already accepted at over 65 percent of retail stores in the US, Apple pay is now expanding their digital wallet service. Whether you are buying groceries, electronics, or coffee, Apple Pay is one of the most trusted and efficient technologies while eliminating the use of physical cards and cash. (ZDNet)

 

Dubai is looking to revamp their transportation system by implementing futuristic technology with driverless taxis, pods, and drones. (ZDNet)

 

Subscription-based video apps surpass cable with over 1.3 billion dollars in revenue. The two top grossing apps are Netflix, followed by YouTube. Due to higher cable bills, cord cutting is a new trend for consumers looking to save money. (Tech Crunch)

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