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US post offices used to also be banks. Is it time to bring that back?
Recent census data shows that tens of millions Americans are still 'underbanked.'
The Postal Service helps keep millions of Americans alive and well
Many rely on the mail for delivery of prescriptions and disease testing.
Switzerland Has Started Testing Mail Delivery Drones
The UK Is Selling Off Its Mail System
The government has filed an "intention to float" which sounds pretty pleasant, like "we're taking Fido to live on a farm."
Drones Are Now Delivering Packages In One Chinese City
Like robot courier pigeons, with about the same carrying capacity
When Will The Internet Become Faster Than FedEx?
There’s a great little post on XKCD examining the speeds of data delivery–especially useful given today’s confirmation that Saturday USPS … Continued
Australians Could All Get Free Lifetime Federally Hosted Inboxes, If Government Quits Snail Mail
In the future, all your government mail — jury duty slips, election notices, those Social Security earnings statements — may … Continued
Tech Evangelists To Meet in DC to Figure Out the Future of the Postal Service
And debate whether it even has a future at all
The Postal Network: USPS Trucks Could Monitor Air Quality, Road Conditions and Traffic Nationwide
Telematics, a mash-up of telecommunications and informatics, is the science of scanning the world with wireless devices to extract data, … Continued
Swedes, Danes Consider Dumping Postage Stamps for Codes Sent Via Text
Postmasters in Sweden and Denmark are looking into a clever system of vending postage that a cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service … Continued