Google said today that it has acquired BufferBox, which rents temporary lockers to be used as shipping addresses for more convenient parcel deliveries.
"We want to remove as much friction as possible from the shopping experience, while helping consumers save time and money, and we think the BufferBox team has a lot of great ideas around how to do that," a Google spokesperson told CNET in an e-mail.
BufferBox has set up storage lockers in and around Toronto. Users sign up and receive a shipping address they can use with online merchants. When packages arrive, users receive a … Read more