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Although the automotive industry has been using robots for decades, the rise of collaborative robots or cobots has made automation more flexible and useful to small and midsize enterprises. Multiple industries can benefit from adoption or expansion of automation, but only if they understand their own processes and needs and can work well with partners.

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The intensifying global robotics and AI rivalry includes Alphabet's warning that the U.S. should pay more attention to China, as well as Canada's first AI-driven ETF.

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Major Robot Makers Trend Towards Expanding in China

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With China now clearly on the robot bandwagon, the world's major robot makers are looking to quickly capitalize on the nation's automation boom. But the move to automation has one possible major drawback. It could actually be more economical for...

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Rodney Brooks likens his manufacturing humanoid robot to the invention of the tractor. Analyst-at-large, Dan Kara, analyzes Rethink Robotics' business model and the robot's vast repercussions.