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Robotics and data analytics can make processes more efficient, less energy-intensive, and less expensive
A push to replace humans should support earnings growth
Technology provides route to saving sales and revenues
Labour shortages will spur further automation — but not everywhere
Artificial intelligence machines are better at sentry duty than being all-purpose androids
If the device is not a smash hit, that will make no difference to the company’s core business
Norwegian manufacturer of automated storage and retrieval systems set to list next month
Automation gathers pace as logistics groups struggle to find workers to deal with surge in next-day deliveries
Company will need to prove it can find more countries as keen to buy its products
Potential private equity takeover is UK software pioneer’s best chance to compete with better funded rivals
Shift means many jobs lost during Covid crisis will not return, say experts
And a prototype be ready next year. Along with the Semi, the Roadster, 1m robotaxis, etc.
Pandemic has accelerated the adoption of machine learning as a tool for education
Blaze at London site means automated facility will be unable to fulfil online orders for several days
Merger of consumer electronics will resolve weaknesses and lift sales, says Japanese group’s Kimio Maki
The humanoid automaton was always doomed to be replaced but its end tells us something about SoftBank
It may be another two decades before medical operations are fully automated
SoftBank Vision Fund 2 leads private financing round that Cambridge group says is medtech’s biggest
Autonomous vehicles are less friendly than human delivery workers but they do not need to be paid
Sharp reversal has hit Europe hardest with assets falling 8.5% to $5.4bn
Computers can drive our cars and beat us at chess. What they lack is our ability to know when we don’t know
For the Japanese tech group, the deal could restore some confidence that not every investment has an ultra-long horizon
Japanese company will pick up 40% stake in Norwegian warehouse automation specialist
Who gets to decide which jobs require automation?
Humans are being crunched into a robot system working at a robot pace