Tom Green

Tom Green was editor in chief of Robotics Business Review from 2012 to 2016. He is an award-winning writer, with two Emmy Award nominations and 25 years of experience writing and producing video on technology subjects. For 10 years, Green was an online journalist and video producer for the Mitre Corp. Previously, he was writer/producer of broadcast and cablecast TV programming at Boston ABC affiliate WCVB-TV. Green's Bright Boys: The Making of Information Technology 1938-1958 (Taylor & Francis) has been an nonfiction bestseller on Amazon since 2010.

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Otto vs. Otto: Robotics Companies Spar Over Name

Otto vs. Otto: Robotics Companies Spar Over Name

The name Uber may soon become a verb for getting into trouble…”expensive” trouble. The last year of the company’s existence has been marred by seemingly one brush after another with the law or a government or angry cabbies or angry...

RoboBusiness: First-Ever Venture Capitalist (VC) Office Hours

RoboBusiness: First-Ever Venture Capitalist (VC) Office Hours

Continuing to break new ground, RoboBusiness is now accepting registrations from robotics startup companies interested in meeting with representatives from over 28 leading investment companies at its inaugural VC Office Hours event. Scheduled meetings will take place throughout day one...

5 Deadly Jobs Only Robots Should Do

5 Deadly Jobs Only Robots Should Do

In our haste to worry ourselves senseless at the thought of robots taking jobs from humans, we sometimes overlook the fact that there are some very ugly jobs out there that humans routinely perform that are anything but healthy for...

Seegrid Scores $12M from Giant Eagle

Seegrid Scores $12M from Giant Eagle

Every robotics company should have what Seegrid (founded in 2003) has in spades: a co-founder like Hans Moravec who has a patent portfolio as thick as a telephone book; and a loyal and generous patron investor like Giant Eagle that...

Mazor Robotics Scores Another $20M from Medtronic

Mazor Robotics Scores Another $20M from Medtronic

Back in May, Mazor Robotics (MZOR), referred to by Seeking Alpha as “thinly” traded pioneer of robot-assisted spinal guidance systems, pulled off a gargantuan deal with Medtronic (MDT), the world’s largest medical technology development company, for an astounding total of...