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Equity Markets Approach Robotics With Caution
Investors are wary of the high expectations for robots and tend to value software over hardware, but the industry is growing and changing. (June 29, 2015)

High-flying India: 7.4% GDP Growth, and Very Robot Ready
Have these five Indian robot companies a chance to hit a home run? (June 26, 2015)

Does ‘Make in India’ Auger the Rise of a New Asian Giant?
"How does a country go from a laggard to leader in such a short period? What’s behind the Indian magic?" (June 26, 2015)

Teradyne CEO on Universal Robots Acquisition, Strategic Vision
The demand for co-robots in China and Universal Robots' lead in market share provide incentives for Teradyne's expansion. (June 25, 2015)

GE, Boeing Use 3-D Printing for Durable Aircraft Parts
Falling prices, more materials, and greater understanding of the technology's potential value are helping 3-D printing move into manufacturing. (June 23, 2015)

Building Infrastructure for the Industrial Internet
In the U.S. alone the Industrial Internet could boost average incomes by 25 to 40 percent. (June 17, 2015)

Fetch Robotics Gets $20M to Meet Warehouse Demand
Investors display confidence in warehouse automation by supporting Fetch Robotics, which makes the Fetch and Freight co-robots for order fulfillment. (June 16, 2015)

Adept Technology Sells $8M in Shares, Gets Distributors
Adept Technology raised money for working capital and announced distributors for its industrial robots. (June 16, 2015)

RoboLaw Expert Tries to Educate European Legislators
As the European Parliament considers funding and regulation around robotics, one researcher studies liability. (June 15, 2015)

Kawasaki Aims to Quadruple Robot Output in China
Fearing technology leaks, Japanese robot manufacturers typically limit their involvement in China to just producing and selling the robots. (June 12, 2015)

Is Japan Price Gouging China on Robot Parts?
Japan's response to China’s price gouging claim: Larger orders, better prices. (June 11, 2015)

The Essential Interview: Esben Østergaard of Universal Robots
Eben Ostergaard, co-founder of Universal Robots, describes how his experiences as a researcher in different countries help him lead his company. (June 10, 2015)

Robots Hone Shaver Line at Philips
Adept robots at the Dutch manufacturer are an example of how robotics can make factories more responsive to rapidly changing consumer tastes. (June 09, 2015)

Amazon Picks a Robotics Challenge Winner
Team RBO from the Technical University of Berlin won the Amazon Picking Challenge by a wide margin, but is more automation worth the costs? (June 04, 2015)

First 10 Startups Join Qualcomm Robotics Accelerator
Microprocessor maker Qualcomm is offering $1 million in funding, shared lab space, and industry mentors to build up the robotics community in San Diego. (June 04, 2015)



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