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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

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Kiva.org partners with Dermalogica on microloans for women

Kiva's latest campaign, FITE, specifically targets female entrepreneurs. Kiva hopes it also sets a precedent for an open microlending platform.

By January 6, 2011

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Amazon gets Kiva robots via Zappos, Diapers buys

Kiva Systems' inventory robots are invading Amazon.com-owned warehouses via the e-commerce powerhouse's recent acquisitions.

By November 11, 2010

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Elect the best machines for the Robot Hall of Fame

For the first time, the public can help choose four distinguished robots for the Robot Hall of Fame. It's slightly more thrilling than this year's election.

By August 21, 2012

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Amazon posts mixed Q2 results, disappointing Q3 outlook

Amazon projects third quarter operating loss, but touted its Amazon Prime subscription service. Second quarter results were mixed.

By July 26, 2012

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Robot companies come to bury C-3PO

Robotics is heating up, but the shape and function of today's robots are the polar opposite of humanoid robots that proliferate in popular culture.

By April 3, 2012

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The robots are coming! Better get used to it

Robots are widely used now, and they're only spread even farther into daily life. The sci-fi future may be closer than you think.

By March 20, 2012

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How to simplify charitable holiday giving

The holidays put many of us in the spirit of giving, but it can be hard to sort through all the various options and means to help the charities and causes we care most about.

By December 7, 2011