Instant Pot Duo Evo Plus hits record low $70 in one-day Amazon sale

  • November 22, 2020
If you’re going to stay at home (please, stay home) for your hoilday meals, you might as well step things up with an Instant Pot — and one of the best models is currently available at a steep discount. A one-day Amazon Black Friday sale has the Insta…

Smart fabric can recognize the food you put on the table

  • October 25, 2020
Wouldn’t it be helpful if a food tracking or recipe app could determine what you’re eating just by detecting what’s on your table? You might get your wish. Researchers at Microsoft and multiple universities have developed Capacitivo, a smart fabric s…

DoorDash teams up to open a restaurant in California

  • October 24, 2020
DoorDash is no stranger to offering help to restaurants, but now it’s taking a direct stake in their success. The San Francisco Chronicle reports (via The Verge) that DoorDash is investing in Burma Bites, a spin-off restaurant of Oakland’s Burma Supe…

Razer made the gum gamers didn’t know they needed

  • September 8, 2020
If you’re a gamer who chews gum, standard Juicy Fruit or Big Red won’t do your mental performance any favors … at least, not according to Razer. As a follow up to its focus-sharpening Razer Respawn drink, and to meet an apparent need for fortified gu…

KFC hopes to develop the first lab-made chicken nuggets

  • July 18, 2020
The quest for lab-grown meat is extending to a staple of the fast food scene. The Verge reports KFC has teamed up with Moscow’s 3D Bioprinting Solutions with the goal of producing the world’s first lab-made chicken nuggets. The Russian firm is develo…

Uber is reportedly trying to buy Postmates

  • June 30, 2020
Uber might have missed its chance to buy Grubhub, but it might not go away empty-handed. New York Times sources claim Uber has made an offer to buy Postmates. The talks are still in progress and aren’t guaranteed to lead to a union, but negotiations…

Weber’s connected pellet grills are $200 off for July 4th

  • June 29, 2020
A backyard barbecue with the family may be as good as it gets for summer celebrations during a pandemic — thankfully, the tech for it is more affordable than before. Weber is selling its connected SmokeFire pellet grills for $200 off, dropping the EX…

Grubhub sells itself to Just Eat to create a food delivery giant

  • June 10, 2020
The food delivery world is about to get a bit smaller. Just Eat Takeaway.com (Just Eat to most people) is buying Grubhub in a deal worth $7.3 billion. The merger will create the largest online food delivery outlet outside of China, according to the c…