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Timeline of Chatbots


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The Rise of Robots: Market Overview

CB Insights: Social: Startups here are building consumer-focused companion and entertainment robots. The most well-funded startup on this list is Anki, with $157M in equity funding from investors including Andreessen Horowitz, Two Sigma Ventures, and JPMorgan Chase & Co. China-based … Continue reading

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48 Startups Disrupting the Warehouse

CB Insights: Warehouse & inventory management software – These companies offer software-as-a-service platforms, generally cloud-based, for warehouse management and inventory tracking functions. Temando leads with $50M in funding, and works with Asos, Trademe, Krispy Kreme, and more. UK-based Peoplevox ($6M in funding) … Continue reading

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Collaborative Robotics Market

MarketsAndMarkets: The global collaborative robots market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 60.04% between 2016 and 2022 from $110 Million in 2015 and is expected to reach $3.3 Billion by 2022. The collaborative robots market is application driven; … Continue reading

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Robots Will Replace You But Not Me

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Robotic stingray powered by light-activated muscle cells

Science: Kevin Kit Parker wants to build a human heart. His young daughter loves the New England Aquarium in Boston. In this Science report, father’s and daughter’s obsessions have combined in an unlikely creation: a nickel-sized artificial stingray whose swimming is … Continue reading

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The Rise of Social Bots

CACM: …nobody knows exactly how many social bots populate social media, or what share of content can be attributed to bots—estimates vary wildly and we might have observed only the tip of the iceberg. These are important questions for the … Continue reading

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