Mady Delvaux, in her draft report on robotics, advises the EU that robots should be carefully tested in real life scenarios, beyond the lab. In this and future articles, I will examine different aspects of social robot requirements, quality and testing, and try to determine what is still needed in these areas. 1,156 more words
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I’ve never taken much interest in chess, playing or watching it. Tech industry dealmaking chess, on the other hand, is fascinating.
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SoftBank Group has invested $300 million in shared-office space company WeWork , the first installment of a multi-billion-dollar bet, according to a source familiar with the matter. 167 more words
WeWork, the fast-growing office leasing startup, has raised $300 million from Japan s SoftBank and could rake in a total investment of $3 billion in a massive funding round, reports the Wall Street Journal. 45 more words
Real estate portal PropTiger and Housing.com have merged in an all stock deal at an undisclosed valuation.
Global online real estate advertising company REA Group will invest $50 million in the joint entity while Softbank will put in $5 million, the company said in a statement… 498 more words