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Amazon has been working on Prime Air in its next-generation research and development lab, and the service, which would be available for packages weighing five pounds or less, currently awaits the necessary Federal Aviation Administration rules for unmanned aerial vehicles to commence operation.
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Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., delivers a speech titled, "Renewing the Opportunity for Prosperity: Economic Freedom Zones" at the Detroit Economic Club December 6, 2013, in Detroit, Michigan.
11 hrs ago | New York Post
"The thing is that that a drone is going to need cameras on it to guide it, and I think people are going to have real privacy problems," said Rep. Adam Schiff , a senior member of the House Intelligence Committee.
16 hrs ago | KRQE Albuquerque
In this Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, file photo, an Amazon.com employee stocks products along one of the many miles of aisles at an Amazon.com Fulfillment Center in Phoenix.
From now through December 29th, you can get The Reckoning , book 2 in Alma Katsu's epic historical fantasy Taker Trilogy , for only $1.99 at Amazon U.S. The Reckoning was a finalist in 2012 for RT Book Reviews year-end awards, and a semifinalist at Goodreads.
The Seattle-based company has exceeded that goal at its centers near Cayce and in the Upstate, spokeswoman Kelly Cheeseman said Thursday without specifying the size of the current payroll.
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Factory workers are getting more overtime, while pay is nearly flat for hotel and restaurant employees.
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"We're not focusing on long-term fantasies, we're focusing on things we can do today," John Donahue said in a televised interview with Bloomberg TV Friday morning.
Amazon got a lot of ink for its sci-fi drone delivery idea this week, but a more real and immediate robot effort underway in the Seattle retailer's warehouses could save it as much as $916 million a year, according to one analyst.
"How would you feel," Google chairman Eric Schmidt asks in Friday's Guardian , "if your neighbour went over and bought a commercial observation drone that they can launch from their back yard.
The theory sounds good, but in reality flying unmanned drones to someone's front door let alone finding the parcel's intended recipient is the stuff of Hollywood sci-fi... Between them, Karl Benz and John Logie Baird have a lot to answer for in terms of the decline of our communities.
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Amazon's nascent plan to use unmanned drones to deliver packages to customers has already raised strong privacy concerns that could ultimately nip it in the bud.
If you aren't nervous enough reading about 3-D printers spitting out handguns or Google robots with Android phones, imagine the skies thick with crisscrossing tiny drones.