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14 Mar

Amazon’s Delivery Drones Spotted at SXSW

The annual conference and festival South by Southwest (SXSW) celebrated the convergence of the film and music last week. With interviews ranging from Buzz Aldrin to established singer T.I., it was an eventful week filled with great people and great food! One of the biggest attractions was the sighting of Amazon's  long awaited delivery drones. The e-commerce giant unveiled two of its Prime Air drones in Austin, Texas this past week. Being the first time ever displayed to the general public, crowds gathered to feast their eyes on the delivery of household items, goods, and basic necessities. Unfortunately, attendees stood disappointed as Amazon did not perform any test deliveries nor even a single flight at the festival. Photo via NBCNews Protection...
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2 Feb

30 Minutes or Less: Amazon’s Drones Plan to Deliver Packages at Lightning Speed

The phrase “30 minutes or less” has been around since the halcyon days of pizza delivery. Domino's Pizza advertised delivery of its pizzas in 30 minutes or it was free, and this guarantee of pizza at your doorstep in a half hour was the pizza chain's marketing slogan from 1979 to 1993. Now, Amazon is seeking to revive the concept of “30 minutes or less” using modern technology—in this case, drones. Amazon's vice president of global public policy, Paul Misener, outlined his plans in an interview with Yahoo. “The goals we've set for ourselves are: The range has to be over 10 miles. These things will weigh about 55 pounds each, but they'll be able to deliver parcels that weigh...
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