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Finance
Intuitive Surgical: da Vinci Robot Revenue Down 59%
Robo-Stox Hits $100M in Assets: Analyzing ETF's Future
Global Hawk Drone Replaces U-2 Spy Plane: Here Comes…

Rethink Robotics Expands Executive Team
Rethink Robotics has tapped Jim Lawton and Milan Shah, two software industry veterans, to spearhead market innovation and product engineering. (April 15, 2014)

Liquid Robotics Co-Develops Long Duration, Maritime Security System
Liquid Robotics is combining its Wave Glider with Ultra Electronics USSI's signal processing for a maritime surveillance system that operates around the clock and in all weather conditions. (April 15, 2014)

4 Takeaways from Xconomy Robo Madness
More than 100 heavy hitters in the robotics industry gathered at Xconomy Robo Madness to discuss the safety of autonomous solutions, how data is the killer app, and redefining what makes a robot successful. (April 15, 2014)

And the Winner Is? Google, Once Again!
Up, up and away in Google's air force. (April 14, 2014)

$8.3M Nets Odfjell Access to Next-Gen Robot Oil Drilling
Oil and gas industry create robotized drill floors with autonomous machines. (April 14, 2014)

Does This Robot Cleaner Have a Future?
User tests successfully demonstrated the feasibility of Care-O-Bot (April 13, 2014)

National Robotics Week: Inspiring Kids Through STEM
Robotics Business Review spent a weekend at local National Robotics Week events that inspired children through robots and STEM. (April 11, 2014)

Adept Technology Names John Villadsen VP of Global Operations
RBR50 company Adept Technology named John Villadsen VP of global operations. (April 11, 2014)

Lockheed Martin Demos Tablet-Controlled Unmanned Helicopter
Using Lockheed Martin's OPTIMUS technology, the Office of Naval Research successfully planned, routed and executed a mission without user input onboard a K-MAX unmanned helicopter. (April 11, 2014)

Research Report
Webcast & Research Report: The Rise of Vision Systems
Join us on April 29 for a free webcast about machine vision and the vision-guided robotics market (April 10, 2014)

Boeing Secretly Tested Assembly Robots
Boeing intends to dramatically change the way the plane’s metal hull is built. (April 09, 2014)

Intuitive Surgical: da Vinci Robot Revenue Down 59%
RBR50 company Intuitive Surgical expects first quarter 2014 revenue to be down 24% to approximately $465 million. Revenue from da Vinci systems fell from $256 million to $106. (April 09, 2014)

Has Titan Aerospace Two Suitors: Facebook and Google?
Will two behemoth suitors come knocking at Titan’s door? (April 09, 2014)

In-Depth Analysis
Modular Robotics: A Scrappy Approach to Educational Robots
Modular Robotics offers hands-on robotic construction kits for kids. Learn how Modular grew from a PhD research project into the Boulder, Colo.-based company it is today. (April 09, 2014)

Savioke Raises $2M in Funding for Services Industry Robot
Savioke, led by former Willow Garage CEO Steve Cousins, has secured $2 million in a seed round of funding. It will use the funding to develop its first autonomous robot for the services industry. (April 09, 2014)