Last month, I was one of the lucky ones attending the O’Reilly Artificial Intelligence (AI) Conference in NYC. Billed as a “rare opportunity to bypass the hype and discover how emerging developments can be applied into practical and profitable AI you can implement in your business today,” the line-up of speakers was impressive, and the content did not fail to provide attendees with some great first-hand looks at what is happening in the world of AI today. Presented in conjunction with I...Learn More
Artificial intelligence—or AI—is either poised to save the world… or destined to doom it. It all depends on who you talk to on any given day. Proponents of AI see emerging technologies such as machine learning and big data mining as the key to a future in which life is easier, smarter, and faster. Naysayers fear economic disruption, unemployed workers, and a world that puts machines in control. Like religion, it’s a debate that is nearly impossible to win. The reason? AI wil...Learn More
ABB, a member of the ROBO Global Robotics & Automation Index since inception, has finally announced its long-awaited exit from Power Grids in a logical strategic move that will allow the company to focus more heavily on the robotics, automation, and electrification markets and presents attractive dynamics driven by the digitalization of industry. ABB will sell 80% of Power Grids to Hitachi, its JV partner in Japan, at a valuation of $11B, or 11.2x EV/operating EBITA, with predefined exit ...Learn More
At the core of artificial intelligence (AI) is machine learning—a computer’s ability to use data (and lots of it) to learn and continuously improve its decision-making based on complex algorithms. In order for data centers, robots, drones, autonomous vehicles, and devices like digital assistants and smart phones to process these massive quantities of data, they require a key component: semiconductor chips. The result: the robotics and AI revolution has sparked a new battle for leadership amo...Learn More
If you’re like most investors, you’re longing for a return to the “good old days” of 2017. Although the market has yet to slide into dreaded bear territory, you’re not the only one who can’t sleep at night. Market momentum overall has slowed to a near halt, which can make any investor worry: what’s next? One way to help protect your portfolio against the risk of a downturn (and to finally get that great night’s sleep you’ve been longing for!) is to add robotics, automation, ...Learn More
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