Amazon has announced a new drone for deliveries, the MK30, offering a slew of improvements over its predecessor.
FedEx Ends Its Robot Delivery Program
FedEx is pulling the plug on its robot delivery program following a pilot program to test using robots instead of humans for last-mile delivery.
FTC Taking a Closer Look at Amazon’s iRobot Acquisition
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is taking a closer look at Amazon’s iRobot acquisition.
Amazon Will Acquire iRobot for $1.7 Billion
Amazon has announced it will acquire iRobot, the maker of robot vacuum cleaners, for $1.7 billion.
Working With Robots Stresses American Workers
Robots may be all the rage, but American workers are stressed out by working with them, according to a new report.
Amazon Turns to Robots to Address Warehouse Safety
Amazon is doubling down on robots in an effort to improve its warehouse safety, unveiling fully autonomous models.
Liability Is the New Driving Force for Robot Adoption
Robots are already being widely adopted by a variety of industries, but legal liability is emerging as the new driving force motivating some companies to make the transition.
Robots in High Demand Thanks to Labor Shortage
The robotics industry is experiencing massive growth as employers turn to robots to help offset labor shortages.
Amazon Reveals Astro, Its Home Robot
Amazon has revealed a new robot, dubbed Astro, designed to help out around the home.
Bill Gates’ Breakthrough Energy Ventures Leads Investment in Ag Robots
Breakthrough Energy Ventures has led a $53 million Series C investment round in Iron Ox, a leading agricultural robot company.
iRobot Guarantees Its Newest Roomba Will Detect Pet Poop & Avoid It
iRobot has announced its latest Roomba robot vacuum cleaner, and it has a major new improvement for pet owners.
Robots Are Saving Understaffed Restaurants
Robots are helping restaurants deal with staff shortages, taking over some of the easier, but critical, day-to-day duties.
Robots Now Taking Service Jobs
Robots and automation are moving into an unexpected sector, taking service jobs many once thought were safe.
Move Over Data: Tesla Looking to Create Humanoid Robot
Tesla is looking to create a humanoid robot that is sure to draw comparisons to Star Trek’s beloved android Data.
Salesforce Acquiring RPA Company Servicetrace
Salesforce has entered an agreement to purchase Servicetrace, a robotic process automation (RPA) provider.
Google Looks to Reinvent Industrial Robots With Intrinsic
Google has launched Intrinsic from X, its moonshot factory, in an effort to reinvent industrial robots.
Amazon Launches Amazon Scout Development Center in Helsinki
Amazon is launching a development center in Helsinki, Finland, in an effort to boost its autonomous delivery.
McDonald’s Testing Automated Drive-Thru Technology
McDonald’s is testing automated drive-thru ordering technology in 10 Chicago locations.
Rise of Skynet: AI Drones Attack Humans Without Authorization
AI-driven drones appear to have attacked humans without authorization, according to a new report by the U.N.
Skyborg AI Flies Air Force Drone — What Could Possibly Go Wrong?
Combine Skynet from Terminator and the Borg from Star Trek and you have Skyborg, also known as the latest Air Force AI that has successfully flown a drone.