Online retailer’s Prime Air is aimed to launch as early as 2015
During the Sunday,Dec 1 edition of 60 Minutes, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos revealed the company’s dream of same day delivery through an innovative new system. Bezos says Amazon will be able to use drone aircraft in a system called Prime Air to deliver customers five-pound packages in less than half an hour. Ideally,Bezos would like to see this plan take off in four to five years,but in all likelihood,it will take longer.
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The Fremont Bridge bike counter tallied its one millionth bike trip early Sunday morning,a little more than 13 months after it was activated.
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We reached 15,000 unique visitors this month. Thanks!
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A Canadian high-rise developer may construct up to 2 million square feet of residential space across the street from Amazon.com’s world headquarters in South Lake Union
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WASHINGTON — The cash-short United States Postal Service,which has failed to win congressional approval to stop delivering mail on Saturdays to save money,has struck a deal with the online retailerAmazon.com to deliver the company’s packages on Sundays — a first for both,with obvious advantages for each.
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The new book on Amazon.com by Bloomberg Businessweek writer Brad Stone gets one star from MacKenzie Bezos.
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SEATTLE OPENING NIGHT CEREMONY
DEPARTS:S. Lake Union Park,7:00pm-9:15pm
7:15-7:35 MOHAI (SLU)*
Vigil for Hope:
Is a time to remember those who have fought this disease and honor pancreatic cancer survivors. The Seattle area affiliate of the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network will join thousands of people across the country to participate in one of over 80 PurpleLight National Vigil for Hope events on October 27,2013. The local event will take place at 7:00 pm at the Arnold Medical Pavilion/ Fred Hutchison Cancer Research Center.
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