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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+


QinetiQ North America Receives $20M for TALON Robot
The contract will support foreign military sales along with spares and training, to Iraq.

Free Hand Robotic Scope a First for Lung Surgery
First-time use in minimally-invasive surgery to remove malignant lung tumor

3D Robotics Zooms in on $30M in New Funding
Company targets agriculture as first market to test commercial drone applications

Autonomous Helicopters Dogfight for USMC Bid
Will Little Bird or K-MAX take the Autonomous Aerial Cargo Utility System program?

Hey Nike, Doesn’t This Robot Scream “Just Do It”?
There's a reality TV show hiding within this exoskeleton

Move Over Honda and Cyberdyne, Here Comes Yaskawa’s Exoskeleton
Competition heats up for ageing populace—especially Japan's—and disaster intervention

Stryker Acquires Mako in $1.65B Pricey but Strategic Buyout
Consolidates orthopedic presence while continuing M&A plan

Lift Labs Lands $1M in Funding for Self-Stabilizing Spoon
The Liftware Spoon harnesses DoD technology to help those with motion disorders live more independently

Closing Date for Game Changer Awards is September 27th!
Tempus fugit! as award entry deadline arrives on Friday

NSF Awards $2.3M to Georgia Tech Robotics Program
Four projects receive funding to advance human robot interaction and robot learning.

Driverless Musings on Speen Street
Friday night rush hour as hundreds of vehicles stream by my windshield

Robust $132.8M Robot Connector and Cable Assembly Market for 2015
Will recent dramatic increase in demand continue beyond 2015?

Legal Issues for Healthcare Robots
Overview of Liabilities, Safety Standards and Trust

Fusing Human with Machine: Disabled, Over-abled and the Law
Can laws decide where one ends and the other begins?

Universal Robots Strikes Again: Sells to BMW
Robots that are both tipping point and paradigm shift for the auto industry



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.


UPS, Stratasys Expand 3D Printers to 100 Stores Nationwide

RoboBusiness as Tool for Creativity and Innovation

Does HP’s Meg Whitman Scare Stratasys?
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