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Pepper for Biz Comes to Japan
Pepper, which is selling briskly in Japan, gains enterprise apps and looks to global markets. (November 03, 2015)

Japan Begins Executing on Its Robot Plans
Researchers, companies heed Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's call for a robotics revolution, but "Galapagos Syndrome" is still a risk. (November 02, 2015)

Orthopedics Firm Smith & Nephew Buys Blue Belt for $275M
A U.K. orthopedics company has acquired Blue Belt, whose Navio robotically controlled device is used in the expanding market for joint replacements. (October 29, 2015)

RE2 to Give Nurses, Soldiers an Extra Hand
RE2 and QinetiQ are working with the University of Texas at Arlington on a robotic nurse assistant to help move patients. (October 28, 2015)

Preventative Medicine: Locking Down Healthcare Robots
University of Washington researchers hack an open-source robot, demonstrating vulnerability in all tele-operated robots. (October 27, 2015)

Ocean Aero Launches Submaran S10 Hybrid Vessel
Ocean Aero's marine drone combines the capabilities of AUVs and USVs. Networks of long-range drones could help keep humans ashore. (October 27, 2015)

University Aims to Make Leeds a Self-Repairing City
Robots are spreading beneath streets, reducing traffic disruptions. University researchers are developing drones for inspecting and repairing urban infrastructure, and ULC Robotics' CISBOT is already crawling through gas pipes in several cities. (October 26, 2015)

Google Invests in Chinese AI Company
Google supports Mobvoi's voice-control software and hardware; combining machine sensing and learning seen as key to useful robots. (October 22, 2015)

Skanska UK Aims to Build Next-Gen Construction Robots
A research consortium including Skanska UK and ABB Robotics won a grant to develop robots for on-site and off-site construction. (October 22, 2015)

Cyberworks Gets Bought, Wins Canadian Guidance Grant
Great Rock Development has acquired fellow Canadian robotics company Cyberworks, which helped develop the first autonomously navigating systems. (October 21, 2015)

Soft Robots Get a Grip on Fruit Picking
The growing sophistication of gripping technology has led to heightened competition for the potentially lucrative markets for agricultural and warehouse automation. (October 19, 2015)

ABB Consolidates in Canada, Invests in IoT
ABB is spending $70 million over the next decade to centralize its energy and automation functions in Quebec. (October 19, 2015)

In Their Own Words: 10 Women Talk About the Future of Robotics
Ten prominent women in robotics describe their research and development in areas including human-machine interaction, materials handling, and nanomedicine. (October 15, 2015)

UPS Helps Raise $22M for CyPhy Works Drones
CyPhy Works has received investor support to commercialize its tethered PARC drones, but untethered UAV deliveries could also be in the works. (October 15, 2015)

Autodesk Acquisition Leads Additive Manufacturing Growth
Autodesk and Proto Lab expand their 3D printing capabilities, but MakerBot layoffs show slow household adoption. (October 12, 2015)

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