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FAA Fined Amazon Over Hazardous Materials

FAA proposes $91,000 fine for Amazon over hazardous materials

FAA proposes $91,000 fine for Amazon over hazardous materials The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is proposing fining Amazon $91,000 for potentially violating hazardous material regulations. Amazon allegedly attempted to ship undeclared hazardous materials on FedEx air transportation in May of last year, the FAA said in a Thursday release. The chemicals in question were more than two gallons of toxic…

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Patent Tips Bow and Arrow Proof Drones

File photo: Drones fly above smog blanketed Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina December 25, 2016. (REUTERS/Dado Ruvic)

Amazon Patent Tips Bow and Arrow Proof Drones Besides government regulations, bad weather, weight restrictions, and all the other issues that plague Amazon’s budding drone delivery service, the company must also face the prospect of thieves shooting down drones to steal their packages. It’s a problem that Amazon has been working on since at least 2014, when it filed a…

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Amazon gets US patent for countermeasures

An Amazon drone. Credit: Amazon

Amazon gets US patent for countermeasures to protect drone delivery Amazon secures patent to protect drone delivery Amazon received a patent that covers technology to give it extra anti-hacking protections when drones are out doing deliveries, according to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Amazon, which has dubbed its drone-based delivery service Prime Air, recently had its first actual drone…

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The US Doesn’t Want Drone Deliveries

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The US Doesn’t Want Drone Deliveries — So Amazon Took Them to England THREE YEARS AFTER CEO Jeff Bezos secured a massive dose of publicity with the announcement that Amazon was working on drone deliveries, that vision is a reality. First-ever #AmazonPrimeAir customer delivery is in the books. 13 min—click to delivery. Check out the video: https://t.co/Xl8HiQMA1S pic.twitter.com/5HGsmHvPlE — Jeff Bezos…

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Introducing Amazon Prime Air

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Introducing Amazon Prime Air And Just Like That, Amazon Just Made History We first heard about Amazon’s desire to introduce a new way of delivering packages, via drone back in 2015. Well according to Amazon’s website, they have done just that and made history in the process. Amazon has officially, and successfully completed the first EVER delivery by drone. So…

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drones will find landing spots using symbols

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Jeff Bezos: Amazon drones will find landing spots using symbols printed out by customers Article Source: MONICA NICKELSBURG via Geek Wire Amazon’s delivery drones will be able to fly up to 20 miles at speeds faster than 50 mph, and find their landing spots via symbols that customers will print out on their computers and place outside. “You just need a landing field,” said Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos…

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Secret Delivery Drone Lab in Cambridge

Amazon's office in Cambridge is home to a drone lab.Sam Shead/Business Insider UK

Amazon gives the outside world a first look at its secret delivery drone lab in Cambridge Article Source: Business Insider Amazon has shown off its top-secret drone lab in Cambridge for the first time. The internet retail giant invited local newspaper The Cambridge News inside the research and development (R&D) centre, situated on Castle Park business estate, along with eight students…

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