6 11, 2019

Amazon is planning a $40M robotics hub near Boston – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-11-06T17:41:54+00:00 November 6th, 2019|Amazon, amazon robotics, robotics, robots, TC, Uncategorized|

Amazon announced a plan today to build a $40 million, 350,000 square foot robotics innovation hub in Westborough, MA. The new facility will [...]

11 07, 2019

Bankrupt Maker Faire revives, reduced to Make Community – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-07-11T03:57:14+00:00 July 11th, 2019|Crowdfunding, DIY, eCommerce, Education, festivals, Funding, Make Community, maker faire, Maker Media, Personnel, Recent Funding, robotics, Startups, TC, Uncategorized|

Maker Faire and Maker Media are getting a second chance after suddenly going bankrupt, but they’ll return in a weakened capacity. Sadly, their [...]

15 04, 2019

Uber spent $457 million on self-driving and flying car R&D last year – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-04-15T02:48:31+00:00 April 15th, 2019|Anthony Levandowski, APPLE, Aptiv, Argo AI, ATG, aurora, Automotive, AV, carnegie mellon university, ceo, Daimler, Emerging-Technologies, Ford, Lyft, May Mobility, nuro, pittsburgh, robotics, San Francisco, self-driving cars, toronto, Toyota, Transportation, Travis Kalanick, Uber, Uber ATG, Uber IPO, Uncategorized, volvo, waymo|

Uber spent $457 million last year on research and development of autonomous vehicles, flying cars (known as eVTOLs) and other “technology programs” and [...]

13 04, 2019

Amazon teams with FIRST for robotics education grants – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-04-13T14:47:18+00:00 April 13th, 2019|Amazon, Education, first, robotics, Uncategorized|

Earlier this week, Amazon confirmed that it would be acquiring Canvas, a little known Colorado-based startup that creates autonomous driving systems for warehouse [...]

26 03, 2019

How Nuro plans to spend Softbank’s $940 million – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-03-26T14:31:32+00:00 March 26th, 2019|Amazon, Anthony Levandowski, Automation, Automotive, China, continental, e-commerce, fedex, Google, kroger, Lyft, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, netease, nuro, partner, robotics, self-driving cars, simulation, Softbank, SoftBank Group, Softbank Vision Fund, Toyota Prius, Transportation, Uber, Uncategorized|

Autonomous delivery startup Nuro is bursting with ideas since SoftBank invested nearly $1 billion in February, new filings reveal. A recent patent application [...]

4 05, 2018

Chinese robotics company UBTECH gets $820 million in funding – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2018-05-04T22:01:24+00:00 May 4th, 2018|Recent Funding, robotics, Startups, Tencent, UBTECH, Uncategorized|

Shenzhen-based home robotics company UBTECH announced this week that it has closed a massive $820 million Series C. The round, led by Tencent [...]

19 04, 2018

Apple has a new iPhone recycling robot named ‘Daisy’ – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2018-04-19T21:50:57+00:00 April 19th, 2018|APPLE, Daisy, iPhone, recycling, robotics, Uncategorized|

Meet Daisy. Apple’s latest recycling robot was revealed, not coincidentally, a few days before Earth Day, in a press announcement summing up the [...]

5 11, 2017

Quantifying the driverless startup boom – Evotik

By | 2017-11-05T19:36:10+00:00 November 5th, 2017|Automation, Automotive, autonomous cars, business, Column, economy, entrepreneurship, fontinalis partners, Mobileye, NuTonomy, Private Equity, robotics, Startup company, Startups, TC, transport, Uncategorized, venture capital|

For driverless car startups, raising capital seems to happen on autopilot. Investors and acquirers have put billions into the space over the past [...]