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Amazon has big plans for drone deliveries, but it’s clear that humans will be at the heart of its delivery operations for years to come. Taking a page out of Uber’s book, Amazon announced this week that it is ready to start employing anyone with a car and a smartphone to start delivering packages by hand. The new delivery project, known as Amazon Flex, is tied to the Amazon Prime Now service, which delivers packages within hours of an order. Amazon Flex is available only in Seattle at the moment. Amazon plans to roll the service out to other major cities, including Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Chicago, Dallas, Manhattan and Portland in the near future. It hasn’t given a specific date for those... Read more...