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Amazon Releases New Delivery Drone Video Starring Jeremy Clarkson

JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The online retailer that allows you to buy pretty much everything may soon be able to deliver everything a lot faster.Amazon has released a new advertisement showing off Prime Air, its future drone delivery system which boasts shipping times of 30 minutes or less after ordering.According to Amazon, the Prime Air drones will fly below 400 feet, weigh less than 55 pounds, and may soon be "as normal as seeing mail trucks on the road."Naturally the ad in

Iran Seeking New Oil Contracts

KCHL/iStock/ThinkStock(TEHRAN, Iran) -- Iran is taking steps to overhaul the way it offers contracts to foreign energy companies, reports the BBC.The goal is to attract up to $30 billion in new investments.The new oil contracts will offer foreign investors a bigger stake in profits, says BBC News. Iran has  some of the world's biggest oil and gas reserves.The new contracts come as Iran readies for sanctions to be lifted after the historic nuclear deal established back in July.Copyright &cop

Goodwill to Announce 'Give Back Box' Program on Cyber Monday

Education Images/UIG via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- With all the buying you're planning on doing for Cyber Monday, Goodwill is offering you a chance to give back.Goodwill will announce a new promotion on Monday in partnership with several retailers to make it easier for shoppers to donate their never-worn or gently-used clothing or other goods."We're super excited about the opportunity to partner with several online retailers to make the act of donating to Goodwill a much more convenient process,

President Obama Celebrates Small Business Saturday

Aude Guerrucci-Pool/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Following the chaos of Black Friday, shoppers headed to the local mom and pop stores on Saturday.Between Black Friday and Cyber Monday comes Small Business Saturday, a day to raise awareness for local retailers, and a day for shoppers to buy gifts for the holidays.President Obama and his two daughters, Sasha and Malia, spent some time shopping on Saturday, making stops at a small bookstore called Upshur Street Books, and a popsicle shop called Plea

Amazon UK Reports Biggest Black Friday Sales

killerbayer/iStock Editorial/ThinkStock(LONDON) --  Amazon reports it had its biggest sales day in the United Kingdon (U.K.) on this year's Black Friday, reports the BBC.More than 7.4 million items were reported to have been sold on the website.For the first time ever, retail analysis reported online sales estimated at one billion pounds, or $1.5 billion.Copyright © 2015, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

Best Shopping Deals for Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday

Andrew Kelly/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Black Friday is now a season. Planning your shopping is key to deal hunting.The good news is that online deals are almost as good as the in-store deals, with a few notable door-buster exceptions. Even more interesting is the adoption of mobile-based deals that retailers are offering to entice you to download their store apps and shop through them all year long.However, the single best day to get a deal is Thanksgiving, specifically on electronics. Ben Glaze

Raspberry Pi Zero: What You Can Do with this $5 Computer YORK) -- The makers of Raspberry Pi announced on Thursday that the company's latest fully functioning computer will be available for $5.The Raspberry Pi Zero is about the size of a stick of chewing gum but comes with endless possibilities for everyone from programmers looking to create fun new projects to students learning about programming in the classroom.Popular projects with Raspberry Pi include connecting the computer to home devices to create an "Internet of Things

Turkey-Taking Shoplifters Caught on Camera

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Thanksgiving is a time of giving, but for some, it’s all about taking.Surveillance video captured by StopLift shows a grocery store shopper ringing up an item in self-checkout, but then walking away with a turkey.At another self-checkout, a shopper scans items but appears to miss the mark on one and walks it through.Some security experts say theft is up to five times more likely at self-checkout counters than at manned checkouts.“Customers look for oppo

Cyber Monday 2015: The Best Tech Deals So Far

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Shoppers who prefer to avoid the frenzy of Black Friday can look forward to some incredible deals on electronics for Cyber Monday.Gaming consoles, televisions and drones are among the hottest items on wish lists this holiday season. Here's a running list of some of the best deals ABC News has seen on technology for Cyber Monday 2015 to help you get a jump start on plotting your shopping strategy:WalmartDon't let the name fool you. Walmart is rolling out

Beyonce's New Clothing Line Coming Next Spring

Christopher Polk/Getty Images(LONDON) -- Last year, Beyonce announced that she'd be launching a new clothing line with retail mogul Sir Philip Green, the owner of British clothing chains Topshop, Dorothy Perkins and Miss Selfridge.  Now, we know when we'll be able to get our hands on itAccording to BBC, the singer's new brand of streetwear, developed in partnership with Green's Arcadia group, will launch in spring of 2016, and will include clothing, footwear and accessories.In a statement a

Plane Makes Hard Landing at Wichita Airport

WICHITA, Kan.  -  No one was hurt when a small plane's landing gear buckled during touchdown at a Wichita airport. Around 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, a Beech Baron was landing on a runway at Jabara Airport when the landing gear failed. The plane l

Ukraine Halts Airspace to Russian Planes

Bigandt_Photography/iStock/ThinkStock(NEW YORK) -- Ukraine has banned Russian planes from entering its airspace, reports the BBC.The ban comes as Russian gas that is exported to Ukraine, has been stopped by Gazprom.Gazprom claims Ukraine used up all the gas it had paid for, says the BBC.Ukraine, on the other hand, claims it stopped purchasing gas from Gazprom because it could buy gas cheaper from Europe.Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk made the decision at a televised government meetin

Stocks Close Higher Before Thanksgiving

stu99/iStock/ThinkStock(NEW YORK) -- Stocks ticked slightly higher the final session before Thanksgiving.The Dow closed up one point while the NASDAQ added 13. The S&P was down a fraction.The markets will be closed on Thursday for Thanksgiving and open for a half day on Friday.Copyright © 2015, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

New Homes Sales Jumped 10.7% in October

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Sales of new homes in the U.S. recovered last month after a nearly 13 percent drop in September, the latest figures from the Commerce Department show."The new home sales in October were reported at 495,000 on an annual basis," said David Crowe from the National Association of Home Builders. "That's a 10.7 percent increase over September."Purchases are up more than 15 percent for the year. Crowe said the lack of affordable existing homes on the market is fueling mor

Google's Plan to Speed Up Mobile Web Goes Live Next Year

milan2099/iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Here's something to look forward to in 2016: Faster Internet surfing on your smartphone.Google announced that its accelerated mobile pages project -- nicknamed AMP -- is set to go live next year, with the first mobile optimized pages from a variety of publishers improving the browsing experience.David Besbris, vice president of engineering at Google and Richard Gingras, the head of news at the search engine, said in a blog post they have receive

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