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Amazon Drone Roundup: Jeff Bezos' Amazing Video Revealed on '60 Minutes,' Could It Happen? (VIDEO)

The big news of Sunday was Amazon's announcement of its planned Prime Air shipping system, where truly futuristic drone flying machines pick up a given customer's merchandise, packaged in a yellow industrial tupperware-style box, and drop it at the customer's door step. Amazon is boasting on its website that when the technology is fully ready customers will have their ordered items within 30 minutes.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • December 2, 2013 12:57 PM
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Roundup: Best Analyses of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' Purchase of The Washington Post

Media outlets have been weighing in all week on Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos' $250-million purchase of The Washington Post. Below, a roundup of some of the best analyses of the sale, including various interpreted upsides of the purchase, an NY Times look at the Graham family, who have owned the publication for decades (having seen it through Watergate), an open letter in the Style section of the Post to Bezos, and more.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • August 7, 2013 11:49 AM
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