Uber cuts 15 percent of Postmates’ workforce

Now that Uber owns Postmates, it’s apparently ready to cut workers it believes are superfluous. Uber has confirmed to the New York Times that it’s laying off…

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Taco Bell is working with Beyond Meat to create a new plant-based protein

Starting later this year, Taco Bell will begin testing a Beyond Meat-based dish at its restaurants. The chain didn’t say what said dish will look like but…

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XPrize launches a $15 million contest to develop alternative meats

Just one week after Singapore became the first country in the world to approve the sale of lab-grown meat, XPrize has announced a new competition to foster…

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Singapore is the first country to approve the sale of lab-grown meat

Singapore has become the first country in the world to approve the sale of cultured meat. On Wednesday, the city-state’s Food Agency gave Eat Just, a US…

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

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…

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Smart fabric can recognize the food you put on the table

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…

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Freshly is the best option for healthy WFH lunches

Out of all the ways in which the pandemic has upended our lives, one of the most significant is that it’s led us to abandon our usual…

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DoorDash teams up to open a restaurant in California

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)…

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Alphabet’s Mineral moonshot wants to help farmers with robotic plant buggies

In 2018, Alphabet’s X lab said it was in the process of exploring how it could use artificial intelligence to improve farming. On Monday, X announced that its…

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Amazon Fresh grocery store in Los Angeles opens to the public

After a short period where you could only visit the store if you had an invite, Amazon’s first Fresh grocery location is now open to the public….

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