Amazon said to trial pick-up ‘locker’ with 7-Eleven

Tech news from around the web: is testing an in-store pick-up service in a partnership with 7-Eleven, according to Geekwire. A delivery locker, currently being tested in Seattle, would allow customers to pick up their packages at the stores.

Chicago-based National Louis University will offer a Groupon for nearly 60% off tuition for its entry-level graduate teaching course, Mashable says. The deal, set to go live on Tuesday and will be open to up to 25 buyers, will discount the cost of the course from $2,232 to $950.

Deutsche Telekom is offering customers in Germany a way to reserve the next generation of the iPhone, PaidContent says. The offer is open to customers when they contact the company either at the end of a contract or if they are new to the network, and cannot be convinced to buy current models of the device. There is no mention in the promotion of when the new Apple handset will be available.

Thailand’s telecoms watchdog is set to increase the capacity for mobile usage by adding a possible 100m new numbers through the addition of a new prefix, TheNextWeb reports. The new set of numbers—which will begin with ’09’—are planned in anticipation of a rise in demand for mobile services following the long-awaited arrival of 3G services.


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