Topic: Amazon drones

Condoms, Horse Heads, Handcuffs and 11 Other Things Amazon Will Now Deliver in an Hour

New Prime app promises weirdness without the wait

Amazon's whole mission is to get people what they want as fast as possible, a pledge the retailer took to an extreme new level with today's debut of a one-hour delivery…

6 Clues That Google Will Turn Uber Into a Self-Driving Home Delivery Service

Jeremiah Owyang riffs on a science-fiction-like possibility

Jeremiah Owyang, founder of Crowd Companies, got the opportunity to see one of Google's self-driving cars up close this morning out in northern California. And then he tweeted one of…

Google's Project Wing drone

Google's Project Wing Is Developing Delivery Drones

Cooking up devices in its secretive laboratories

It's a bird, it's a plane, it's a Google drone? The Silicon Valley-based research laboratory, Google X, announced on Thursday that it is looking into developing the pilot-less flying devices.…

Uber's Delivery Play Shows Logistic Brands Are Under Attack

UPS and FedEx see tech encroachments

The logistics industry—long dominated by UPS, FedEx and USPS—is officially under attack from the technology sector. Amazon delivery drones are seemingly on the horizon, and Google is pitching same-day delivery in…