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Microsoft Lays Off Robotics Team
In a second round of planned layoffs, Microsoft cuts 2,100 jobs, including the entire robotics research team. CEO Satya Nadella plans to cut 18,000 positions. Read more.
The California startup is now partying with the big boys. View 3D Robotics' Wild Week: Richard Branson, Intel, Iris+


RobotsLAB Makes STEM Education More Engaging
RobotsLAB uses drones, rovers and other robots manufactured both by itself and other companies as teaching tools to engage students in STEM education.

Seegrid Shareholders Battle for Financial Future
Seegrid's recently ousted CEO and his investment group are suing Seegrid's majority shareholder, grocer Giant Eagle, alleging mismanagement and more.

Bargain Hunting for Robotics Investments? Act Now!
A quick look around the globe sees big money beginning to flow in a big way.

What’s Wrong with Supply Chains? Plenty!
The “Old” Supply Chain is showing its age: it’s grown too complex, too long, and too fragile

Agricultural Drone Test Site in NY Receives FAA Approval
The FAA will use Canada’s PrecisionHawk Lancaster Platform for its research, a drone that has a four-foot wingspan, weighs three pounds and carries a 2.2-pound payload.

In-Depth Analysis
How Robots Can Help Clean up Space Junk
To continue the use of Earth’s orbit in the long term, the growing amount of space junk needs to be cleaned up. Here's how robots can help.

Clearpath Hopes to Get Down and Dirty with Grizzly
All-terrain, autonomous utility vehicle offers performance of a tractor and precision of an industrial robot

Japan, New Zealand Team Up on Healthcare Robots
University of Auckland will work with Shinshu University to improve an exoskeleton designed to help stroke patients regain mobility.

Hurco Files Patent for Adapter that Turns CNC Machines into 3D Printers
Not everyone is sold on the feasibility of the idea as practical issues remain to be solved.

Essential Robotics: RBR Research Reports 2014
Insight into the technology and business behind the new age of machines

Game Changer Awards Seek the Best Robotic Innovations
Apply by Sept. 19 for one of the robotics industry's most prestigious lists.

Research Report
Robotics in Oil, Gas & Mining: 2015-2020
Examining the latest trends in the oil, gas and mining industry, the challenges and opportunities of robotics, updates on the key companies, investment and funding analysis and much more.

It’s a Triple Play: Rethink Robotics Inks Deal with Three Distributors
The new distributors are headquartered in New York state, Quebec, Canada, and Hong Kong.

The Trouble with the Triton: Northrop Grumman Taking Heat for Costs and Delays
Some in the federal government say it's taking way too long and costing way too much for the Navy to get its unmanned system from Northrop Grumman.

Flying Robots Meet Game Cubes as 3DR Buys Sifteo
RBR50 FIrm 3D Robotics acquires the consumer electronics company in an apparent bid to further its reach into the general consumer market.



Special Focus: Robots and the Law

Special Focus: 3D Printing
3D Printing

The new reality of customizable, one-off production:
Additive Manufacturing (AM). Where it’s going, why and what’s
driving its emergence.


3D Bioprinting Human Tissue the Organovo Way

UPS, Stratasys Expand 3D Printers to 100 Stores Nationwide

RoboBusiness as Tool for Creativity and Innovation
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Unbounded Robotics Shutdown: A Lesson for All Startups