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Amazon’s first drone-powered delivery takes 13 minutes from purchase to drop-off

Drone delivery has begun. On Dec. 7, a bag of popcorn, along with an Amazon Fire TV stick, left a Cambridge warehouse in the U.K. and 13 minutes...

Mexico taking U.S. factory jobs? Blame robots instead

Problem is, factories don’t need as many people as they used to because machines now do so much of the work
       

Report: These are the fastest-declining jobs in the U.S.

As technology overtakes every industry, the business forecast for jobs like typists, watch repairers, and postal workers over the next decade is bleak, according...

This robot-powered restaurant could put fast food workers out of a job

A robot-powered burger joint is coming to San Francisco. In 2012, secretive robotics startup Momentum Machines debuted a machine that could crank out 400 made-to-order...

In booming retail warehouses, robots steadily replace some workers

When Skechers started building a colossal distribution center in Moreno Valley six years ago, backers promised a wave of new jobs. Instead, by the time...
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Veebot, the Robotic Phlebotomist That Makes Drawing Blood Faster (VIDEO)

There are two things that this editor fears about blood draws: the fact that he has deep veins, and the prospect of being stabbed...

Robots could replace 1.7 million American truckers in the next decade

Trucking paid for Scott Spindola to take a road trip down the coast of Spain, climb halfway up Machu Picchu, and sample a Costa...

Will Robots Replace Fast-Food Workers?

The robots in movies and science fiction books that rise up to take over the world generally are able to do so because we...

A few extra pounds can hurt your job chances — more so if you’re...

The suddenly reluctant zipper can bring more than a sting of self-consciousness. A new study from the journal Plos One out this month found slight weight gain can hurt a job seeker's employment chances -- especially a woman's. The authors, a team o...