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October 7, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Shopping Carts to Carry USA Today Electronic News: Videocart Inc., an IBM-backed company that mounts wireless personal computers onto shopping carts, will begin carrying electronic news provided by USA Today. Videocart said it reached an agreement with the newspaper to offer shoppers a choice of news summaries of the day's top stories from USA Today's four sections--News, Money, Sports and Life--directly on their carts when in the checkout area.
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October 7, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Shopping Carts to Carry USA Today Electronic News: Videocart Inc., an IBM-backed company that mounts wireless personal computers onto shopping carts, will begin carrying electronic news provided by USA Today. Videocart said it reached an agreement with the newspaper to offer shoppers a choice of news summaries of the day's top stories from USA Today's four sections--News, Money, Sports and Life--directly on their carts when in the checkout area.
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April 5, 1992 | CLIFF EDWARDS, ASSOCIATED PRESS
You're in the supermarket, you left the coupons on the kitchen table, can't find the sun-dried tomatoes and have a bewildering selection of pasta to choose from. Just plain frustrated and don't know what to do? Many consumers in stores across the nation will soon be able to simply glance down at the shopping cart, press a button and let Videocart, a 6-by-9-inch computer, do the work for them. The information is displayed on a screen.
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