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What happens when Amazon comes to your town? So many cities want Amazon’s second headquarters. We get it. We here in Seattle have the first one. And it’s changed us – physically, emotionally. Psyche and soul.

15:36 | Mar 18th

The last mile of delivery is the hardest. And for the biggest internet retailer in the U.S., sometimes FedEx, UPS and the USPS aren't enough. That's why Amazon created an army of gig workers paid demand-based wages to deliver packages using their own...Show More

31:12 | Apr 15th

In this season finale of Prime(d), we go deep into how neighborhood social networks and surveillance are changing our behavior in our neighborhoods.

18:00 | Apr 1st

On this episode of Prime(d), we talk with David Choffnes, Assistant Professor in Computer Science at Northeastern University. He helps run a lab studying IoT devices.

25:01 | Mar 11th

Where is our addiction to Amazon's instant gratification taking us?

22:47 | Mar 4th

Are you ready for a future where you browse for knick knacks while cameras watch and analyze your every move? Well, it may already be here.

24:34 | Feb 25th

Seattle isn’t particularly known for its fashion sense, but a breakthrough might be coming from those tech offices in South Lake Union.

22:56 | Feb 18th

People might think they can wean themselves off Amazon. But they can’t, not really.

14:06 | Feb 15th

Amazon broke up with New York City on Valentine’s Day. Or maybe, New York broke up with them. Either way, Amazon is not moving in and New York is moving on.

23:58 | Feb 4th

One study found that Amazon is one of the most trusted institutions in the country.

19:58 | Jan 10th

There are those that have been expecting big changes for a neighborhood in Queens, New York called Long Island City.

20:11 | Dec 18th, 2018

Two decades ago, people stood in long lines at real, physical stores in order to stock the space underneath the evergreen tree twinkling in their living room.

12:53 | Nov 21st, 2018

In this special mini-episode of Prime(d) we'll hear some of the first impressions from Amazon's new neighbors.

05:25 | Nov 7th, 2018

News has been leaking that in its search for a second headquarters, the online retail giant may not just pick one location to set up shop.

12:04 | Mar 15th, 2018

We recently hosted a debate to answer a simple question: Is Amazon good for Seattle? And the answer is: We don’t really know for certain. But the debate...

17:30 | Feb 1st, 2018

Amazon is the place where you buy stuff and then it magically appears at your front door. Or, more recently, it's the place where you go to buy a...

12:10 | Jan 19th, 2018

Amazon has released its list of 20 finalists for the company's next headquarters. Many of the chosen don't come as big surprises: Chicago, Boston, New...

16:39 | Dec 21st, 2017

This is a crazy time of year for online retail behemoth Amazon – especially for their robots. Robots have already taken over a lot of the work in Kent's...

21:08 | Dec 14th, 2017

We know, you want the jobs. That's why you're offering billions of dollars and other sweet kickbacks to get Amazon to move to your town.

17:40 | Nov 24th, 2017

We're a conflicted bunch. On one hand, we love to hate Amazon in Seattle because the city grew too fast and it's made problems for a lot of people. But...

17:54 | Nov 16th, 2017

A couple of years ago, a semitruck carrying a load of fish overturned on the Alaskan Way Viaduct during rush hour on a Tuesday. We get it: This is...

17:54 | Nov 2nd, 2017

So. It’s been a little tense in Seattle since Amazon started shopping around for a new city to love.

01:43 | Oct 13th, 2017

In September, 2017, Amazon kicked off the country’s biggest lottery — a search for a second headquarters, a.k.a. HQ2. The city that wins that contest...