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EU Robotics Update: Horizon 2020 Confirms $102M New Funding
EU goal is to create 240,000 jobs through robotics by 2020. (December 05, 2014)

Adept Technology Posts Disappointing Results for Quarter
Adept Technology president & CEO Rob Cain describes fiscal year 2014 as an "inflection point" as sales in the U.S. "declined significantly" in the fourth quarter. (August 27, 2014)

Northrop Grumman Q2 Earnings Jump 5% to $511M
RBR50 company Northrop Grumman reports second quarter 2014 net earnings increased 5 percent to $511 million, compared to $488 million in the second quarter of 2013. (July 24, 2014)

How Robotics Can Change Building Design
We go inside the construction of Landesgartenschau Exhibition Hall in Germany to see how a seven-axis system from Kuka Robotics aided the design of the geodesic structure. (June 06, 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)

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

Mazor Robotics Reports Slight Drop in Q1 Revenue
Surgical robot company Mazor reports a slight drop in revenue during Q1 2014, falling to $4.87 million from $4.90 million for Q1 2013. (May 07, 2014)

Northrop Grumman Drone Sales Down Slightly in Q1
RBR50 company Northrop Grumman reported Q1 2014 net earnings increased 18 percent to $579 million, while sales for Aerospace Systems, including drones, was down 2.6 percent. (April 24, 2014)

Intuitive Surgical: da Vinci Robot Revenue Down 59%
RBR50 company Intuitive Surgical expects first quarter 2014 revenue to be down 24% to approximately $465 million. Revenue from da Vinci systems fell from $256 million to $106. (April 09, 2014)

Adept Technology Revenue Up 35% in Q2
Adept Technology, maker of intelligent robots, saw revenue grow 35 percent year over year to $14.6 million in the second quarter of 2014. (February 19, 2014)

iRobot Stock Hits All-Time High
iRobot hit an all-time high today of $42.88 per share and ended the day up 4.29 points (11.38 percent). Here's why the stock climbed so high. (February 11, 2014)

Robo-Stox—the ETF— NASDAQ Bound Goes Live!
ROBO will hold companies with market values that are greater than $200M. (October 21, 2013)

Intuitive Surgical Shares Drop 6%, Revenue Plunges 7%
Why has the stock fallen from its past high-growth trajectory? (October 20, 2013)

Robovac Still in Search of a Better Mousetrap
Vacuum cleaners have always had issues with their ability to do what they are supposed to do: clean well. (October 17, 2013)

Robust $132.8M Robot Connector and Cable Assembly Market for 2015
The demand for connectors and cable assemblies for the robotics market has increased dramatically. (September 20, 2013)



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