FedEx is testing using small autonomous cargo planes to deliver packages to remote areas, announced Chief Executive Officer Fred Smith. The delivery giant is working with Reliable Robotics, a Silicon Valley company founded in 2017 by former SpaceX and Tesla engineers. The announcement is a sign that competition is heating up in the autonomous delivery space, despite sizable advances from...
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The Heir Who Wants to Be Mayor
Hi, welcome to your Weekend.To spend time with Daniel Lurie is to understand the true meaning of the word “mensch.” Everyone who knows the San Francisco philanthropist and Levi’s heir says pretty much the same things about him: Daniel is “a really good guy”—affable, smart, egoless and earnest in his desire to improve the lives of the neediest. So earlier this year, when I began hearing...
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