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We got inside New York City’s first-ever Amazon fulfillment center, where thousands of people work in a building large enough for 18 football fields

Ben Gilbert/Business Insider Amazon’s first-ever New York State fulfillment center opened last September in the New York City borough of Staten Island. The massive fulfillment center could hold 18 football fields within its hundreds of thousands of square feet, and over 3,000 people are employed there. We visited the fulfillment center on Tuesday for a […]

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Google is building parental controls into Android that will let you limit how much time your kids spend on each app

Google Google is adding parental control features to Android, the company announced at its I/O developer conference Tuesday. The company previously offered such features as a standalone app called Family Link. Android Q, the next version of the operating system, will ship with the Family Link features built into its settings app. Google will also […]

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For his next act, former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is quietly building a new kind of food-delivery service

Getty Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is making progress with his food-delivery and “dark kitchen” startup, according to reports. CloudKitchens, one of the units of Kalanick’s company City Storage Systems, has hired dozens of people including former Uber employees. Employees are being asked to keep mum about it all, not even publicly acknowledging they work […]

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Amazon is building a fleet of autonomous robots to deliver packages to your door

[embedded content] Having explored every time-saving delivery option from flying warehouses and package-carrying drones to checkout-free retail stores and even the controversial Amazon Key, it was only going to be so long until Amazon hopped aboard the delivery robot bandwagon. That’s what it has announced today with the launch of a brand-new service it’s referring […]