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Winners & Losers in Your Inbox.

Loser: Amazon. The e-tailer’s 1-click patent expires this year, eliminating one of its competitive advantages.

Winner: Music. With consumption on the rise, Spotify may actually turn a profit in 2017.

Loser: People. Amazon employs enough robots in its warehouses to fill Madison Square Garden twice, and the number is only growing.

Plus: Scott’s most Instagrammed places in 2016.