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Jibo to Reveal Secrets of Commercializing Social Robots
Six Values Re-writing Laws of Healthcare Robotics
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RoboBusiness Europe 2014 Opens in Denmark
Completely sold out, including a program of 75 speakers, 60 sponsors, 40 exhibiting companies, and 60 organizations! (May 27, 2014)

Nightmare in the Sky: Drugs via Drones
The assembly line for narcotics drones is in the Santa Fe District of Mexico City. (May 22, 2014)

Congress Blinks: Patent Reform R.I.P.
Competing companies on both sides of this issue refused to come to agreement. (May 22, 2014)

Help Wanted: Dumb Robots Only!
"Customers that don't want intelligence and situational awareness in their industrial robots." (May 22, 2014)

Hanson Robotics Moves to Hong Kong
As the homepage proclaims: “We bring robots to life.” (May 21, 2014)

Top 5 Agricultural Technologies 2014-2020
“Scientifically viable in 2015; mainstream in 2018; and financially viable in 2019.” (May 21, 2014)

Clearpath Robotics Names Anthony Tod VP of Engineering
Clearpath Robotics has named Anthony Tod VP of engineering. Tod will oversee the company’s hardware and software groups and support Clearpath’s continued expansion. (May 20, 2014)

Ekso Bionics Revenue Jumps 52%
RBR50 company Ekso Bionics reports that revenue was up 52 percent to $1.1 million in the first quarter of 2014. Medical device revenue was $0.5 million for the quarter. (May 20, 2014)

Solar Robotics Startup QBotix Raises $12 Million
QBotix has raised $12 million in Series B financing from two of the world's biggest energy companies. QBotix uses robots to tilt solar panels as needed to face the sun. (May 15, 2014)

Can This Robot Put an End to Malaria?
The first-ever 100-percent effective anti-malaria vaccine. (May 14, 2014)

Medrobotics Raises $26 Million for Flex Surgical Robot
Medrobotics has raised $26 million in Series E funding for the anticipated commercial launches of its Flex robot surgical system in Europe and the U.S. (May 14, 2014)

Drones Roundup: Near-Collision Brings Attention to FAA Regulations
A drone nearly crashed with a U.S. Airways jet, Northrop Grumman and Yamaha collaborate on a rotorcraft, and the first drone test flights took place in Alaska. (May 14, 2014)

VGo Didn’t Infringe InTouch Robot Patents
United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a federal jury's finding that VGo Communications didn't infringe three InTouch Technologies patents for remotely controlled robots. (May 13, 2014)

First RTEX Conference for Dubai Robotics Initiative
First RTEX Conference for Dubai Robotics Initiative. (May 13, 2014)

Deep Sea Dive for Rare Earth Elements
UN official: scale of mineral deposits in the world’s oceans is “staggering”. (May 12, 2014)



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