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octocopter

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Amazon testing 'octocopter' package-delivery drones

Need a delivery fast? Amazon Prime Air might someday get a package to you within 30 minutes, via octocopter. Jeff Bezos says so.

By Dec. 1, 2013

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Pie in the sky: Domino's delivers pizzas via octocopter

A Domino's UK publicity stunt shows what it would look like if pizzas were delivered by RC helicopters.

By Jun. 4, 2013

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Amazon delivery drones edge closer to reality

CEO Jeff Bezos tells shareholders that the company already flight-tested several generations of unmanned aerial vehicles and is in the design phase for future generations.

By Apr. 10, 2014

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RC helicopters appear to take off with woman in tow

An experiment with two super-powered RC helicopters seems to show the machines are capable of lifting a full-grown person off the ground.

By Mar. 3, 2014

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Restaurant uses parachutes, PayPal to deliver sandwiches

If your restaurant is on the seventh floor and your customers are down on the street, how do you get them their food quickly and efficiently? Throw it out the window of course.

By Mar. 21, 2014

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Pizza Hut table lets you touch-screen your toppings

If a Pizza Hut concept table actually gets made, restaurant-goers would be able to design their pies by touch.

By Mar. 4, 2014

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Pizza made to survive 3 years, 50-foot drops

Next year, soldiers in the field could enjoy pizzas in a pouch that last much longer than that pie you stuffed under the couch last weekend.

By Feb. 14, 2014

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PiePal orders pizza with the push of a button

The PiePal gadget simplifies pizza delivery ordering down to the turn of a dial and the push of a button.

By Nov. 7, 2013

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Amazon 'drones' stir up privacy concerns among lawmakers

Sen. Edward Markey says the Federal Aviation Administration needs to adopt privacy regulations before allowing services like Amazon Prime Air, which will use drones to deliver packages, to get off the ground.

By Dec. 2, 2013

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Like that house for sale? Get a drone's eye view first

Realtors have been using drones to show off tony homes, but FAA rules next year could affect the real-estate buzz.

By Dec. 29, 2013