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WHOI Center for Marine Robotics Awarded $5M
WHOI $5 million grant toward the construction of new facilities for the testing and research into innovative marine robotics. (December 21, 2014)

Qualcomm and Techstars to Grow Robots in Sunny San Diego
Qualcomm and Techstars building robots one robot at a time. (December 18, 2014)

Welltec’s $31M Shows How EU’s Horizon 2020 Finances Innovation in Robotics
Denmark’s Welltec A/G is that country’s first loan under a new generation of financial instruments from the European Investment Bank (EIB). (December 14, 2014)

Apple Rejects Foxbots as Too Clumsy…by a Hair
Terry Gou’s robot army of Smartphone assemblers just got orders to retreat back to the R&D lab for refinements. (December 13, 2014)

Why Jobs Are Lost to Robots: IT in a New Form Factor
The inescapable fact that humans have been grappling with for decades: feeling marginalized by the very machines that we create. (December 07, 2014)

Human Touch Meets High Tech
“We’re moving more and more towards an interface like the interface we have with each other." (December 05, 2014)

Motifs: Want to Invest in a Robotics Portfolio that “You” Create?
Putting your money into a mutual fund or an ETF can feel a lot like buying a cable TV package. (December 05, 2014)

Keynote Insights: Videos from RoboBusiness 2014 (Boston)
Wisdom of the journey: RoboBusiness keynoters share insights (November 21, 2014)

Exoskeleton Revolution: From Rigid to Soft to Ultra Soft
2014 was a breakout year for exoskeletons. The field is now crowded and very active with competing brands. (November 19, 2014)

Zacks Applauds iRobot’s Tenacity for Success
It’s always nice to point to a pure-play robot manufacturer as the star in the lineup. (November 18, 2014)

The Ultimate Guide to Agricultural Robotics
27 of the many agricultural robotics companies attempting to provide solutions for farming problems. (November 17, 2014)

Fox TV Again Taps RoboBusiness Exec for Robotics Update
Rich Erb and Casey Nobile update TV news shows on robotics tech. (October 27, 2014)

Mr. RoboBusiness, Rich Erb, on TV’s Willis Report
The behind-the-scenes maestro five years running interviewed by Fox TV's Gerri Willis. (October 08, 2014)

“Baidu Map” Key to BMW’s Self-Driving Car Venture with China
What good is a self-driving luxury car that has little sense of where it is? (October 02, 2014)

10 Reasons You Can’t Miss RoboBusiness
10 Reasons You Can’t Miss RoboBusiness (September 30, 2014)



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