LiDAR Startup SOS LAB Receives Gold Prize at the Silicon Valley International Invention Festival

GWANGJU, South Korea--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 20, 2018--SOS LAB, the LiDAR technology startup in South Korea, received the Gold Prize for ‘excellence and creative efforts to invent’ for their patented hy...

Wipro and Alight Solutions Announce Strategic Partnership

BANGALORE, India & LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 20, 2018--Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading information technology, consulting and business process services...

Didi, SoftBank set up taxi-hailing joint venture in Japan

TOKYO (AP) — Chinese mobile service giant Didi Chuxing and Tokyo-based SoftBank Corp. have set up a joint venture for taxi-hailing in Japan. The companies announced the plan Thursday...

ABB: Continued Profitable Growth

ZURICH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 19, 2018--ABB (SWX:ABBN): This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180718005915/en/ ...

Sophia, world’s 1st android citizen, opens Taipei Digital Innovation Forum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2018 Digital Innovation Forum (DIF Taipei) kicked off Thursday at the Taipei International Convention Center, with the world’s first android citizen, Sophia...

Why is Facebook keen on robots? It's just the future of AI

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is announcing several academic hires in artificial intelligence, including Carnegie Mellon researcher Jessica Hodgins, who's known for her work making animated figures mo...

Aethon Named 2018 Top 50 Robotics Company by Robotics Business Review for Seventh Year Running

PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 17, 2018--Aethon, Inc., a global leader in autonomous mobile robot solutions, was recognized by Robotics Business Review in its seventh annual RBR50 list. According to...

World Renowned Academic Medical Center Acquires Synaptive's Next-Generation Robotic System for Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery

TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 17, 2018--Synaptive Medical Inc., a Toronto-based medical technology company, today announced that Duke University Medical Center has acquired its connected neurosurgery ...

Digital Surgery Deploys First Surgical Artificial Intelligence System for the Operating Room

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 16, 2018--Digital Surgery, a health tech company shaping the future of surgery through the convergence of surgical expertise and technology, today announced it has develop...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, July 15, the 196th day of 2018. There are 169 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On July 15, 1...

Global Automated Material Handling Equipment Market 2018-2022| Improvement in Warehouse Operational Efficiency to Boost Growth| Technavio

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 12, 2018--The global automated material handling equipment market is expected to post a CAGR of over 8% during the period 2018-2022, according to the latest market researc...

Navitas Life Sciences, a TAKE Solutions Enterprise, has been named as a Leader in IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Life Science R&D BPO Services 2018 Vendor Assessment

FRANKFURT, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 12, 2018--Navitas Life Sciences, a wholly owned subsidiary of TAKE Solutions and a full service Clinical, Regulatory & Safety solutions and services provid...

Knightscope Announces Series S Preferred Stock Offering Priced at $8.00 per Share up to $50,000,000

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 12, 2018--Knightscope, Inc., developer of advanced physical security technologies focused on significantly enhancing U.S. security operations, announced tod...

Intelligent Automation Could Add $512 Billion to the Global Revenues of Financial Services Firms by 2020

PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 12, 2018--A new report from reveals that the financial services industry could expect to add up to $512bn to global revenues by 2020 through ‘intellige...

APO Adopts Strategic Foresight-Based Approach to Make Member Countries Future-Ready

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 12, 2018--To enable member economies to adopt digital technologies in the industry, agriculture, public, and service sectors for holistic socioeconomic development, the Asi...