News Roundup: Whole Foods Expansion, New Dogs for TSA, Stubs A-List Reaches 600K Subscribers and More

This is a list of news from around the web which I came across in the last few days. I found these articles interesting and somewhat related to the content you regularly see here at Danny the Deal Guru. If you come across any interesting articles, please send them my way.

News Roundup

Report: Amazon is planning a Whole Foods expansion to benefit Prime Now

Amazon is planning a Whole Foods expansion in the US. The goal is to put more customers within the range of Amazon’s two-hour Prime Now delivery service. It should add more value for people who have Prime, but no access to Whole Foods stores as of now. Read more here.

Here are all the guns confiscated by TSA at airports

In 2017, TSA agents intercepted 3,957 firearms at 239 airports across the country, averaging 76.1 guns per week, or 10.8 per day. Of those, 3,324 (84%) were loaded, and 1,378 (34.8%) had a round chambered. ATL took the crown in 2017. We have to wait for numbers to crunched to see who will take home the 2018 trophy. Read more here.

TSA to deploy more floppy-ear dogs because they’re less scary than pointy-ear dogs

The Transportation Security Administration is deploying more floppy-ear dogs, rather than pointy-ear dogs, to sniff out explosives in public areas. The reason? Floppy-ear dogs are better received from teh public and don’t scare children. Time for pointy-ear dogs to look for a new line of work. Read more here.

AMC’s MoviePass rival ends 2018 with more than 600,000 subscribers

AMC reports that Stubs A-List has over 600,000 subscribers as of the end of the year, or six months after its June debut. It only expected to have 500,000 members within a full year, so they are doing pretty good so far based on their expectations. Read more here.

Google Home Vs Amazon Echo: A Comparison

There’s been plenty of sales this holiday season. Some of the most discounted items have been the Google Home and Amazon Echo as both companies continue their fight to run your home. If you have yet to jump on this trend, then maybe this comparison will help.

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