Amazon ends Instacart partnership with Whole Foods

Grocery delivery company Instacart announced today that its partnership with Amazon-owned Whole Foods is coming to an end. Instacart was in the midst of a five-year deal signed in 2016 that established the company as Whole Foods’ exclusive delivery carrier, but the deal became complicated when Amazon acquired Whole Foods in 2017. The details of how the contract was ended

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Bitcoin scammers send bomb threats across US, causing evacuations

Spammers have sent a wave of threats to businesses, schools, and other locations, demanding bitcoin in exchange for not detonating a supposed bomb. There’s no evidence of any actual explosives being placed or detonated, but it’s still caused numerous evacuations and law enforcement investigations, and police are investigating potential threats, asking victims to exercise caution. Several examples of the email

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YouTube users may see ‘noticeable decrease’ in subscriber count as company tackles spam

YouTube is on a massive sweep of spam accounts, and the company is alerting creators that they may see a “noticeable decrease� in their subscriber counts as the cleanup is conducted. An official post on YouTube’s product forum states these sweeps are part of routine maintenance the company performs. Removing spam accounts helps to keep YouTube “a fair playing field�

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Nancy Pelosi’s red coat is so popular that Max Mara is bringing it back

“The color’s official name is ‘blood of my enemies,’� one person tweeted. On December 11, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer had a highly contentious meeting with President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence to discuss the prospect of a government shutdown and funding for a border wall. The meeting was short but incredibly

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Sega brings Genesis classics like Sonic and Streets of Rage to Amazon’s Fire TV

It’s hard to believe, but Gunstar Heroes is actually playable using an Amazon Fire TV remote control. Sega is announcing a new collection of Sega Genesis classics that’s available on Amazon’s streaming stick starting today. And while it’s in no way the ideal way to experience these games, the bundle represents perhaps the most accessible way to play retro games

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