• Amazon Delivery Drivers Allegedly Involved in $10M USD Theft Ring, FBI Reports

    2 monthes ago - By Hypebeast

    Amazon may be closer than ever to drone deliveries , however the company's current system needs to be worked on. According to reports , the FBI says two Amazon delivery drivers are allegedly involved in a $10 million USD theft ring. The two drivers are said to be part of a larger group of shoplifters and thieves who brought their stolen goods to two storefront businesses posing as pawn shops. The goods were then shipped to Amazon warehouses, where they were stored until sold online. The drivers involved were assigned to bring packages from a warehouse south of Seattle to a post office for...
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  • Amazon's Drone Deliveries Are Now Closer Than Ever to Actually Happening

    Amazon's Drone Deliveries Are Now Closer Than Ever to Actually Happening

    2 monthes ago - By Hypebeast

    Amazon 's plans for implementing commercial drone operations now seem closer than ever to being realized. Over the week, the University of Alaska completed the first FAA-approved "beyond line of sight" test: the first time the FAA was confident enough in a drone's "detect and avoid" technology to allow it to fly outside the operator's sight. This is a big step forward because one of the major barriers for Amazon was the FAA's "line of sight" rule, which made it a requirement for any drones to fly only within an operator's vision at all times. It was just June when Amazon claimed that we're...
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