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Another look at Jeff Bezos’ gee-whiz frontier

We already knew that Amazon provided a rare public demonstration of its delivery drone dropping off some sunscreen at this week’s MARS 2017 conference in Palm Springs, Calif. We also knew that Blue Origin’s New Shepard suborbital rocket ship, which went … Continue reading

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Amazon and DHL reportedly team up

Amazon is reportedly partnering with the German-based DHL delivery service for its Prime Air transport operation in Kentucky as well as for Amazon Fresh food deliveries in Germany. The Lane Report says Amazon will begin processing shipments at DHL’s facility … Continue reading

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Caution signals seen for Amazon Go store

Amazon Go, the online retailer’s “Just Walk Out” convenience store in downtown Seattle, is still in private beta mode three and a half months after its unveiling – and some reports suggest the concept is facing tougher sledding than anticipated. The … Continue reading

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Drone show wows Amazon’s MARS attendees

The synchronized drone display that accompanied Lady Gaga’s Super Bowl halftime show may have been recorded in advance, but a similar “droneworks” show wowed a crowd in real time at Amazon’s MARS 2017 conference in Palm Springs, Calif. “If you thought … Continue reading

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Amazon delivery drone goes public in U.S.

Amazon’s Prime Air drone made its first package delivery in December, in England, but regular folks haven’t seen it in action out in the open here in the States. Until today. The drone demonstrated its delivery technique during Amazon’s MARS 2017 … Continue reading

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What’s big at Amazon’s hush-hush meet-up?

Walking robots that could potentially delivery your Amazon Prime package … robotic bees and robo-farms … a cheetah robot controlled by Amazon’s Alexa AI assistant: These are just a few of the gee-whiz concepts being discussed at Amazon’s secret MARS … Continue reading

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Jeff Bezos pilots a giant robot at MARS 2017

If you’re one of Amazon’s competitors, be afraid. Be very afraid. Jeff Bezos, the Seattle-based online giant’s billionaire founder, has tweeted a picture of himself at the controls of a giant robot. And he’s smiling. “Why do I feel so … Continue reading

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