Canon Spends $3.2B to Widen Focus to Robotics
Japanese businesses buy up automation capabilities and partner for machine learning.
Bossa Nova Grabs $9.1M. For mObi?
Seems the ballbot is still a viable idea. Nice to hear it. Good luck.
Jibo Raises $11M From Asian Investors
The social robot company works to maintain its lead in the competitive consumer market.
The Essential Interview: Helen Greiner, CEO of CyPhy Works
Founder of iRobot and CyPhy Works looks back on career challenges and says it's OK to fail.
Alibaba, Foxconn Up the Ante on SoftBank’s Pepper Robot
Asian tech trio takes steps to dominate the global service robotics market.
RoboLaw Expert Tries to Educate European Legislators
Andrea Bertolini tries to separate insurance fact from science fiction.
Robots Hone Shaver Line at Philips
Advanced manufacturing may provide product flexibility and shorten supply chains.
First 10 Startups Join Qualcomm Robotics Accelerator
Qualcomm hopes to link smartphone tech and autonomous systems.
Toymaker Gets $45M, Thanks to ‘Star Wars’ Cameo
Sphero's contribution to BB-8 droid brings more money to Colorado.
Rival Drone Companies Race to Fund Startups
DJI and Airware offer millions of dollars to developers using their platforms.
China Enters Personal Robot Space with Nemo
Personal/home robot trend continues strong in 2015
Accel Invests $75M in DJI, Now Valued at $8B
Silicon Valley investors help raise Chinese drone maker's value.
Red Mountain Pressures iRobot to Divest From Defense
Activist investor wants iRobot to focus on profit and leadership.
Household Robots that See, Need Also to Recognize
New algorithm allows robots to better identify objects in cluttered environments
Segway and Ninebot Roll Off Together as a Couple
China’s Ninebot, a startup with new-found financial muscle from Xiaomi, acquires Segway