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Amazon's Secret Weapon Could Save Its Warehouses $2.5 Billion

Has the future of robots arrived?<p>All eyes are on Amazon -- or rather, how much Amazon credit magically showed up in your account -- with this week's news about the $400 Million Amazon-Apple E-Book class action lawsuit. But there's even more brewing behind the scenes at Amazon. And its numbers are …

Robotics

Doubling down: Amazon investing $3 billion in India

The company's total investment in India now goes up to $5 billion. The populous nation is Amazon's fastest growing region, CEO Jeff Bezos said.<p>As Indians increasingly move to e-commerce to do their shopping, Amazon is giving domestic companies a big reason to worry.<p>Company CEO Jeff Bezos on Tuesday …

India

Bill Clinton has heated exchange with protesters at rally for Hillary

Former President Bill Clinton engaged in a heated exchange on Thursday with protesters upset about welfare reform and gun violence laws passed when he was in office 20 years ago.<p>Addressing supporters at a Hillary Clinton presidential rally in Philadelphia, Bill Clinton was interrupted by people in …

Government

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Apple has reportedly signed a contract worth between $400 million and $600 million to use Google's Cloud Platform.</b> The deal is likely to be bad news for cloud market leader and existing Apple cloud partner Amazon Web Services.<p><b>2. Investors at South by Southwest couldn't stop talking about a</b> …

Startups

The next time someone tells you robots are going to destroy our jobs, show them this

Studies like these usually generate headlines like "Robots are putting people out to pasture" (the Mail), "After the robot revolution, these may be the only jobs left for human beings" (The Telegraph), and "Robots will steal your job" (er, Business Insider).<p>I, for one, welcome our new robot …

Robots

28 charts that show how America changed since the Fed gave us 0% rates

In the nine years since the Federal Reserve's last rate hike, the US has gone through a housing-bubble burst, a financial crisis that nearly destroyed the global banking system, the worst recession since the Great Depression, and a slow but steady recovery marked by moderate, consistent …

Markets

TuneIn radio service gets social with relaunch

TuneIn switches frequencies from being a radio-stream directory to more of a radio-related social network. Early use suggests it's a hit.<p>TuneIn, the site that has long served as the Internet's main directory for streams of terrestrial radio, relaunched last week to function more like a social …

Radio