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Tomorrow Daily 038: HitchBOT crosses Canada, drone delivery logistics, and charging with noise

Ever since Amazon released that crazy drone delivery video, we've been curious how the logistics would work. Now, a group of Belgian students at KU Leuven are testing their own delivery UAV, and the logistics required to transport items to specific locations.

By August 19, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 038: HitchBOT crosses Canada, drone delivery logistics, and charging with noise

On todays show, we celebrate hitchBOT's successful journey across Canada, ponder drone delivery and how it might work, and hope recharging your devices with noise comes around sooner rather than later.

By August 19, 2014

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Alibaba launching effort to woo US retailers

The Chinese e-commerce giant's new Alipay ePass platform is designed to ease logistics for US-based companies that want to sell their wares directly to buyers in China.

By January 16, 2015

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UberCargo will take your couch on a ride

In Hong Kong, Uber is testing a service for consumers and businesses that enables users to cart large goods from one place to another.

By January 8, 2015

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Cards Against Humanity gave me part of a private island

Cards Against Humanity's weird holiday promotion resulted in the death of Santa Claus, an apocalyptic lizard uprising and the carving up of a private island in Maine.

By January 5, 2015

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Amazon workers strike at five German facilities

Just as holiday orders peak for the e-commerce giant, more than 2,000 distribution center workers strike in Germany.

By December 15, 2014

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Amazon faces yet another strike in Germany

German union Verdi, which has been battling with Amazon over worker wages, calls for a strike during the busy holiday shopping season.

By December 8, 2014

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Apple's iPod antitrust class action suit: All you need to know (FAQ)

Some consumers accused Apple of unfairly boosting iPod prices because it banned music from services other than the iTunes store. They're asking for $350 million, and even Steve Jobs will make an appearance in court, via taped deposition.

By December 1, 2014

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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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Behind the scenes of a drone orchestra

New mini-documentary shows how launching a squadron of costumed drones over the heads of a live audience "was like a military operation."

By November 22, 2014