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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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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

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Amazon may see more strikes in Germany over pay dispute

German labor union Verdi calls on workers at five distribution centers to strike, saying Amazon is underpaying employees.

By October 27, 2014

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Amazon losses widen as it braces for rocky holiday quarter

The e-commerce company misses Wall Street expectations and reports a third-quarter loss of $437 million. More critically, it warns that its fourth-quarter revenue will also disappoint.

By October 23, 2014

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Amazon wants to hire 80,000 temp workers for holidays

The e-commerce site's massive fulfillment network continues to grow as it kicks off its busiest time of year.

By October 15, 2014