Cheddar Morning Business Update 10/6: Apple reveals new emojis

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  • Costco is stepping up its delivery game to better compete with Amazon and Walmart. The retailer launched two new delivery options called Costco Grocery, which will deliver hundreds of non perishable items in 2 days or less and it's free on orders of $75 or more. The second service will deliver groceries and other items with an option of same day delivery.
  • Tesla CEO  Elon Musk tweeted that he could get the lights back on in Puerto Rico for the long term. Musk wants to rebuild the power grid on the island using independent solar and battery systems. Tesla already sent hundreds of Powerwall battery systems to Puerto Rico, along with technicians to help install them.
  • Apple showed off new emojis coming to I O S 11 some new additions include a takeout box of Chinese food, a giraffe, zebra, and a dinosaur. Also, the symbol for I love you in sign language. 
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