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Meet Amazon's busiest employee -- the Kiva robot

As consumers buy more from the Internet's largest retailer, it keeps up by outfitting warehouses with robots that work at speeds humans can't.

By November 30, 2014

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Amazon now serves takeout -- and diapers

The new Amazon Elements lineup offers in-depth info on where its products come from, starting with diapers and baby wipes. Plus: In Seattle, at least, takeout is on the menu.

By December 4, 2014

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Despite losses, Amazon CEO plans more risk-taking

Jeff Bezos says his company will continue to experiment and tells people to "stay tuned" for more about Amazon's unpopular Fire Phone.

By December 2, 2014

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Cyber Week changes the holiday shopping game

Cyber Monday is losing its significance, Amazon's Echo is put to the test, and the Girl Scouts offer online shopping for its coveted cookies.

By December 1, 2014

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Does Cyber Monday really matter?

Did you miss out on two of the biggest shopping days of the year? No worries, more deals are on the way.

By December 2, 2014

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Cyber Monday sales rise -- but by how much?

IBM says online sales inched up only 8.5 percent, but Adobe claims they jumped 16 percent.

By December 2, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 094: Amazon's newest robot helpers, a portable video gaming trailer and more

Amazon purchased Kiva Systems back in 2012, and now, the company is putting its robot research to good use by using them in 10 of its mega-warehouses across the United States. Shipping can often be frustrating, but it's pretty neat to know a robot might help fulfill your Prime order this holiday season.

By December 1, 2014

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Amazon plunks down $775M for order-fulfiller Kiva Systems

Kiva boasts scalable and automated material handling systems that will likely be put to work in Amazon warehouses before long.

By March 19, 2012

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Bezos: Forget profits for now; we're still spending

The online giant's chief executive lists more than a dozen areas where the company is pumping its money, suggesting continued pressure on profit margins as it continues to seek new markets.

By May 23, 2013

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Amazon: The five biggest stories of 2012

The e-commerce giant spent the year stepping on its competitors' toes -- as usual.

By December 26, 2012