SOUTH AFRICA

An Amazon picture of a flying "octocopter" mini-drone that would be used to fly small packages to consumers ()
Amazon completes its first drone delivery, in England

WASHINGTON - Amazon said on Wednesday it completed its first delivery by drone, in what the global online giant hopes will be a trend in automated shipments by air...

15 Dec 2016

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Amazon 'Prime' plane takes flight

WASHINGTON - Online giant Amazon unveiled its first branded airplane on Friday, part of what is expected to be a fleet of 'Prime Air' cargo planes...

5 Aug 2016

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Amazon delivery via Prime Air drone.
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Amazon to test delivery drones in Britain

Amazon announced plans to test delivery drone technology in Britain, as the US online commerce giant tries to advance the idea safely...

26 Jul 2016

UNITED STATES

A prototype of the Octopeter drone delivery system that Amazon wants to use for deliveries. Image:
Amazon's futuristic drone delivery plan

WASHINGTON, USA: - Want that Amazon order in just 30 minutes? Amazon's chief executive Jeff Bezos hopes to soon achieve this using an armada of mini-drones able to drop small packages on the doorstep of users in USA cities.

3 Dec 2013

UNITED STATES

Kindle now available in 170 countries
Kindle now available in 170 countries

NEW YORK, USA: Online retailer Amazon said on Thursday (23 May) that it is expanding sales of its Kindle tablet computers to "over 170 countries and territories around the world", and its Appstore to almost 200 countries.

24 May 2013

UNITED STATES

Girl Rising depicts the value of educating girls

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Technology start-up Gathr is putting the power of the crowd behind Girl Rising, a film that poignantly backs the fact that educating girls makes the world a better place.

22 Jan 2013

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Unilever to halve CO2 impact
Unilever to halve CO2 impact

Unilever has announced plans to halve the environmental footprint of its products by 2020, to help 1 billion people improve their health and well-being and to source all of its agricultural raw materials sustainably.

16 Nov 2010

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