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Supermarket worker rescues baby from runaway shopping cart

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be out of date. Please look at the timestamp on the story to see when it was last updated. ALTON, Ill. (KTVI) – An Illinois supermarket worker was in the right place at the right time when he rescued a baby from a […]

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Santa Barbara’s new shopping cart ordinance imposes on business owners

The proliferation of abandoned shopping carts reached enough critical mass that the Santa Barbara City Council saw fit to pass an ordinance declaring them a public nuisance and a potential health and safety hazard. On Tuesday, the council put the finishing touches to a measure that imposes containment of errant shopping carts on business owners […]

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24-year-old designs shopping cart to help blind and visually impaired people navigate stores

A 24-year-old user experience designer created a shopping cart for blind and visually impaired people. Anna Frederikse came up with the prototype for SONA, a reimagined shopping cart handle that helps navigate through stores using voice commands and haptic feedback systems – tactile communication, like when a mobile phone or gamepad vibrates, for example. Walk […]