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Is resurrecting Google’s BookBot the need of the hour?

Everyone in Silicon Valley is trying to design something straight out of the future. We treat science and technology as the end all be all of our issues and rightfully so, but here is an unpopular opinion – do we REALLY need technology in every aspect of our lives to make it better? A decade ago, robots doing all our tasks were just a thing of movies and today we don’t go a day without interacting with a robot – think about it, even if you call a place there is a 99% chance an automated voice ...
Tags: Google, Gadgets, Design, Technology, California, Lifestyle, Silicon Valley, Appliances, Robot, Delivery, Editorial, Delivery Service, Drone Delivery, Product Design, Mountain View Library, Mountain Valley


Robot delivery startup Udelv woos Walmart for a trial run in Arizona

Last year saw plenty of partnerships struck between big retail firms and tech outfits interested in robot delivery services. It looks like more of the same this year, with Walmart and Udelv launching a trial service this month. The post Robot delivery startup Udelv woos Walmart for a trial run in Arizona appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Trends, Walmart, Arizona, Autonomous Cars, Emerging Tech, Robot Delivery, Udelv


Robot delivery startup woos Walmart for trial run in Arizona

Last year saw plenty of partnerships struck between big retail firms and tech outfits interested in robot delivery services. It looks like more of the same this year, with Walmart and Udelv launching a trial service this month. The post Robot delivery startup woos Walmart for trial run in Arizona appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Trends, Walmart, Arizona, Autonomous Cars, Emerging Tech, Robot Delivery, Udelv


Postmates Builds Minion-Esque Delivery Bot That Maybe You Won’t Try to Kill on Sight

Robotic couriers that look a whole lot like Minions could be coming to your city next year.Read more...
Tags: Science, Automation, Minion, Robot Delivery


Self-driving robot delivery startup Starship Technologies raises $25 million

The robots are here and one company, Starship Technologies, has raised $25 million to bring even more to the mainstream. This latest round of funding includes a follow-on investment from Matrix Partners and Morpheus Ventures. New investors include Airbnb co-founder Nathan Blecharczyk, Skype founding engineer Jaan Tallinn and others. These autonomous robots can carry items, like groceries or packages, within a two-mile radius. The plan with the funding is to deploy Starship robots in neighborh...
Tags: Startups, TC, Transportation, Washington, Tech, Airbnb, Robotics, Robot, Lex, Starship Technologies, Janus Friis, Mercedes Benz, Starship, Redwood City Calif, Jaan Tallinn, Autonomous Delivery


FoodTechWrap: Robots Delivering Meals, Making Custom Salads in SF

Food—It’s messy. It spoils. We don’t have time to cook it. We can’t live without it. These problems are catnip for hopeful tech startups looking for a business niche. Here’s a fast wrap-up on food tech companies and what they’re serving up lately in the Bay Area. —Marble set loose its first fleet of restaurant meal delivery robots this week in San Francisco—where else? This autonomous rolling box that looks like a deli’s ice cream bar freezer might not rate a second glance on the streets ...
Tags: Deals, Food, Startups, Mobile, Facebook, Hardware, Internet, Entrepreneurship, Funding, San Francisco, Trends, Social Media, Web, It, Vc, Software