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Crocs Drone Delivery Fails Miserably in Tokyo

Crocs Drone Delivery Fails Miserably in Tokyo

In a PR stunt to promote its new Norlin shoe line, Crocs attempted to use drones to deliver shoes in a pop-up store in Tokyo. However, the drones failed more often than not, even crashing into the crowd.

Modular Robot Platform Harvests Multiple High-value Crops

Modular Robot Platform Harvests Multiple High-value Crops

Poster child for Horizon 2020 Clever Robots for Crops (CROPS), an EU Seventh Framework Program (FP7, #246252) begun in 2010 and concluding during Horizon 2020?s first year (2014), has succeeded grandly in developing a modular agribot platform that can handle...

Microsoft Lays Off Robotics Team

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.