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  • Amazon Drones: As Ye Sow, So Shall Ye Reap

    Amazon Drones: As Ye Sow, So Shall Ye Reap

    As a drone hipster — I wrote an entire novel about a drone apocalypse a full five years ago — I watched the techosphere’s reactions to Amazon’s announcement that it was experimenting with drone delivery with a mixture of amusement and despair. Almost everybody is thinking so small. Jeff Bezos must feel like Butch Cassidy: “I got vision, and the rest of the world wears… Read More

  • Rentals Delivered By Drone Could Make Ownership Obsolete

    Rentals Delivered By Drone Could Make Ownership Obsolete

    Why buy something when you could rent it, have it instantly delivered when you need it, and taken away when you're done? While Amazon's unveiling of its Prime Air drone-powered delivery service could make buying more efficient, it is drone pick-up that could make so we don't need to buy things at all. Read More

  • Amazon Is Experimenting With Autonomous Flying Delivery Drones

    Amazon Is Experimenting With Autonomous Flying Delivery Drones

    Between launching a charity-friendly buying program, announcing Sunday deliveries, and gearing up for the first wave of frenzied holiday shoppers, Amazon has been busy these past few weeks. But that didn't stop CEO Jeff Bezos from spending a decent chunk of time talking to Charlie Rose on 60 Minutes about something, well, new. Read More