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Amazon's Robot Workforce Grew 50% Last Year

The robots haven’t quite yet taken over, but, at Amazon, the transition is well underway. “The world’s largest e-commerce retailer said it has 45,000 robots in some 20 fulfillment centers,” The Seattle Times reports. That’s up an impressive 50% from last year’s holiday season, “when the company had some 30,000 robots working alongside 230,000 humans.”

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