Walmart is doubling down on its push for automation, but CEO and President Doug McMillon says workers have no reason to fear losing their jobs.
UAE Company Invests In Uber’s Spinout of Careem
Uber is spinning out part of its Careem brand, with UAE company e& investing $400 million for a majority stake in the spinout.
Amazon Unveils Next-Gen Drone for Deliveries
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.