Yesterday we got a little glimpse in to the sort of things that make Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' pants tighten, and it's all flying robots dropping boxes. Bezos' drone-delivery system, called Amazon PrimeAir, was introduced with a little video showing how he imagines the service to work. I'm here to tell how it could really work. Read more...
ByMarshall Hargrave: TreeHouse Foods (THS), the nation's number one private foods company, has been a great investment during a weak economy. And with its various growth initiatives, including acquisitions and entry into the coffee business, it appeared to be an impressive long-term growth story. Show More Summary
7 Amazon Drone Competitors Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced that the company will begin using small, unmanned drones capable of delivering packages to customers' homes in under a half an hour. In response to the news, several of Amazon's...Show More Summary
Yesterday, the Supreme Court declined to hear Amazon.com's and Overstock.com's attempt to end NY State's practice of charging sales tax on Internet-bought goods. The ruling does not address when the Amazon drones will mis-deliver Justice Scalia's Seinfeld DVDs! [ more › ]
Online retail giant Amazon.com revealed its dream of same-day delivery using an innovative system that relies on drone aircraft.
Photo: Courtesy of Amazon In spite of its recent misstep regarding its flawed reporting on Benghazi, CBS News's venerable "60 Minutes" continues to have the capacity to drive the national conversation. And, sure enough, last night my...Show More Summary
On Sunday during a segment on CBS News’ 60 Minutes program, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos revealed a project that the company has been involved in. Called Amazon Prime Air, the concept is to use flying drones to deliver packages within 30 minutes. Show More Summary
Amazon announced plans for a futuristic fleet of delivery drones that would drop purchases in 30 minutes or less. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said the service is only about five years away, but critics speculate the launch of such a service is too idealistic.
By Jacob Steinberg: So, we all heard about Amazon's (AMZN) new plan about how it wants to deliver packages with drones. If it can get FAA approval, this project intends to deliver packages from Amazon's fulfillment centers to the customer's home via air in less than an hour. Show More Summary
Kevin Roose, writing at NY Magazine’s Daily Intelligencer: So far, people seem to think that Amazon’s incipient drone-delivery program, which was announced to great fanfare on 60 Minutes last night, is either a short-term publicity stunt designed...Show More Summary
Dropping a package into a Seattle suburb would have the effectiveness of a Predator over Hanoi.
The Nest Learning Thermostat isn't cheap, but it can definitely save you money in the long run. It's never discounted, but today you can get a free $40 Amazon card when you buy one, which is as good as cash with the holidays coming up. You must add the gift card to your cart to see the deal. Read more...
Jeff Bezos had some crazy talk for Charlie Rose at the end of a 60 Minutes segment: Amazon is working to deliver some items in 30 minutes or less via unmanned, aerial drones. It’s not April Fool’s Day; Amazon tweeted a link to a picture...Show More Summary
One of the best games of this year, Fire Emblem: Awakening, is currently $15 at Best Buy. For comparison, Amazon, Gamestop, and WalMart are all selling it for $40 still. The catch is that, while you can order it online, you will have to do in-store pick up. Show More Summary
“Black Friday” sales have spilled over into Thanksgiving Day. Amazon just announced that it wants to set the stage for the robot war by piloting commodity-delivery drones to your home. The holiday shopping season has literally become...Show More Summary
Let’s face it: The chances that the federal government will let Amazon fly delivery drones around in densely populated areas by the end of 2015 are basically slim to none. So why did Amazon bother putting on a big show about its delivery...Show More Summary
The Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC versions of Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag are featured in Amazon's Gold Box Deal of the Day and, while supplies last, are marked down to $29.99 -- that's 50 percent off. Mmm. Mighty tempting, that is. Show More Summary
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag is Amazon's video game Gold Box deal today. It's marked down to $30 and you also get the bonus option of the PS3 digital version if you prefer. Remember that you can upgrade to next-gen for an additional $10. [Amazon] Read more...
Amazon today announced the immediate availability of Amazon Cloud Player for iOS in BMW Apps and MINI Connected-equipped vehicles from model year 2011 forward. Amazon Cloud Player customers using and iPhone and iPod Touch can now conveniently access their music using the vehicle's controller and screen. Show More Summary