Rise of the Drones

Our Thoughts and Prayers Are With India As Amazon Starts Testing Its Delivery Drones There

Can't wait to hear these buzzing above.(Screengrab: YouTube)

When Amazon announced their plans to deliver orders via drone, the world was hopeful, yet skeptical.

But what we thought were nothing more than Amazon’s wildest fantasies may be coming true. Two sources with knowledge of the project’s development revealed that initial testing for the Prime Air drone delivery service could begin as soon as October, according to India’s The Economic Times. Read More

Amaz(ing)on

Amazon to Launch Service Marketplace and Continue Attempt at Worldwide Dominiation

Does Prime apply to this guy? (Scgreengrab: YouTube).

If you haven’t heard, Amazon is adding a thing or five to continue expanding whilst capturing our hopeless devotion.

Two weeks after announcing the addition of 9,000 robots to their workforce, the company revealed their plan to open a marketplace for local services.

The new marketplace will enable consumers to use Amazon to find people who can help them with home repairs, haircuts, massages, babysitting and any other services, Reuters reported. Read More

the robots are coming

Amazon to Add 9,000 Robots to Workforce, Ending Great Robot Depression

Robots, robots everywhere (YouTube).

Were you hoping Amazon would go away so you could stop buying things you don’t need solely because they come in two days? Oh well.

Amazon is about to multiply their robot army times 10, CNN reported.

The online retailing giant announced plans to increase their robot workforce to 10,000 by the end of this year. Currently, Amazon employs 1,000 of the wondrous warehouse machines. Read More